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The five members of The Chivalrous Crickets musical group pose for a photo on a beach.

AmRev Presents: A Celtic Concert Celebrating St. Andrew’s Day

November 30, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Celebrate Scottish music and folk traditions, from the Scottish Highlands to the Appalachian Mountains, with an evening of storytelling and live music performed by Celtic-infused folk band, The Chivalrous Crickets.
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Meet James Forten First-Person Theatrical Performance

Abolition in Forten’s Age of Revolution and Antebellum

January 19, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free virtual workshop as we welcome Julie Winch, acclaimed author of A Gentleman of Color, to explore the roots of the American abolition movement through the lens of Black Revolutionary James Forten and his family.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26-31, 2022
Throughout Winter Break at the Museum, join us to explore life during the winter months of the American Revolution through special events, costumed living history, wintery scenes in Revolution Place, hands-on discovery carts, engaging in-gallery talks, and much more for the whole family.
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Winter Weekends at the Museum

Saturdays & Sundays, December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
Join us at the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays in December with cozy offerings for the whole family, including musical performances, a silhouette artist, and more.
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A Women’s War: Teaching the Role of Women in the Revolutionary War

February 22, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free virtual workshop, educators will use primary sources and Museum education tools to explore women's roles and experiences in the Revolutionary War.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Member Preview of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Join us for the Members-only preview of our new exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Members will enjoy refreshments in our member lounge as well as timed access to the exhibition before it opens to the public.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Presidents Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

February 18-20, 2023
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who he interacted with.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 11 & 12, 2023
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which introduces visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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Museum's Sixth Anniversary & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

April 19, 2023
Mark the Museum's sixth anniversary and the 248th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's 2023 Lonaé A. Moore Forum

February 25, 2023 from 1-3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the sixth annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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