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A painting hangs above a display case of corresponding artifacts in the Liberty exhibit.

Historical Art and Objects as Teaching Tools

November 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we examine paintings of historical events alongside objects from our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Labor Day Weekend: Closing Weekend of Liberty Exhibit

September 3-5, 2022
Join the Museum over Labor Day Weekend for the final days of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, free admission for kids 12 and under, and more.
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Free Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, August 18

Sound the drummers call! Beat the quick march! On Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will be celebrating the fifers and drummers of the Revolutionary War with a free Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s outdoor plaza.
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New Hands-On Discovery Center “Revolution Place” to Open June 9

What was life like in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War? Opening Saturday, June 9, the Museum of the American Revolution’s new discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter to Discuss Powerful Memoir of Formerly Enslaved Revolutionary War Veteran Jeffrey Brace, Feb. 17

Historian and author Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the rare and powerful memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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Ancestry® and Museum of the American Revolution Partner to Digitize Archive Connected to Black and Native American Soldiers from the Revolutionary War

Nearly 200 rare documents bearing the names of Black and Native American soldiers who served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War will soon be accessible to everyone at no cost, thanks to a new partnership between Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution and Ancestry®
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Remembering the First Shot of the Revolutionary War

April 19, 2020 marked the 245th anniversary of the first shot of the Revolutionary War – later called the “shot heard round the world” – at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts.
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Unit 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

This unit provides students a look at the experiences of different soldiers from the many armies of the Revolutionary War and how artist Don Troiani portrays those experiences to a viewer.
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Unit 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

This unit is to help students learn more about soldiers of African descent and their wartime experiences as well as how the war created both challenges and opportunities for these individuals.
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