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SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

May 27-31, 2021
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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Exhibit Liberty Coming Soon

Opening Weekend of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

October 16 & 17, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, displaying the research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Member Morning: Winter Scenes Gallery Talk

December 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a special 30-minute gallery talk about wintery scenes of the Revolutionary War, including William Trego's iconic March to Valley Forge painting, in the Museum's core galleries.
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Liberty Exhibit Tactile Painting by Clovernook

In The News: Tactile Paintings for Guests with Visual Disabilities in Liberty Exhibit

Learn more about the tactile paintings created and donated by the Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired for our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Makers Reflect on the True Colours Flag Project

Hear from the makers and seamstresses who brought a "suit of colours," a full set of flags carried by ships during the Revolutionary War, to life for the Museum's True Colours Flag Project.
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Big Idea 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

Learn how soldiers during the Revolutionary War fought for the Continental Army, British Army, French Army, or the Hessian Army, and how Don Troiani’s paintings can help bring these soldiers' stories to life.
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Unit 4: A Women's War

In this unit, students will use Don Troiani’s paintings as a starting point to explore how women played an important role in the Revolutionary War, especially when joining the armies as camp followers.
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Black Founders Teacher Resources

Access modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the lives and legacies of free Black Philadelphia, Revolutionary War privateer, and successfull businessman James Forten and his descendants.
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A photo of the Museum's wall of photographs of the Revolutionary generation who survived the Revolutionary War and lived into the age of photography.

Pension Project

The Museum's Pension Project asks veterans to reflect on similarities and differences between their service and that of people over two centuries ago by pairing Revolutionary War pensions with today's generation of veterans.
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