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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum with Onsite and Online Offerings for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February.
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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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Museum Wins PA Museums’ Statewide Institutional Award of Merit for “Hamilton Was Here” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2020 Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Last Chance to See George Washington’s “Disappearing” Blue Sash

When George Washington first took command of the Continental Army in 1775, there was no standard uniform or insignia for officers, much less for the Commander-in-Chief. He needed something to distinguish himself from other officers. But what? The item he chose, a blue silk sash, or ribbon, worn across his chest, is currently on display at the Museum of the American Revolution until Oct. 9.
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Gingerbread Baking Demonstration and Tasting with Bestselling Author Anne Byrn

Gingerbread is the most revolutionary of all American cakes, with a rich history in early American culture. On Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., New York Times bestselling author Anne Byrn will join the Museum of the American Revolution for a family-friendly illustrated talk, book signing, and gingerbread baking demonstration based on her most recent book, American Cake.
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Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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Historian Colin G. Calloway to Discuss 2018 National Book Award Finalist “The Indian World of George Washington,” Nov. 29

Author and historian Colin G. Calloway will discuss his new book The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation (2018), which was recently announced as a finalist for the 2018 National Book Awards, at the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6 p.m. The event is part of the Museum’s popular Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month this March

Celebrate revolutionary women at the Museum of the American Revolution during Women’s History Month this March.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 18 – 20

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 18 – Monday, June 20, 2022, and explore the continuing struggle for equality for all.
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