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A graphic featuring the book cover for The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams to the left and author Stacy Schiff's headshot to the right.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Stacy Schiff

January 31, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum, in partnership with The Carpenters' Company, for a discussion inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams.
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Member Sneak Peek: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit

January 16, 2024, from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join Museum Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic for an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent.
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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2024 at the Museum

January 13-15, 2024
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world.
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Archaeological dig at the Museum

Member Morning: Unraveling the Museum’s “Mysteries of Feature 16” Archaeology Lecture

April 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a 45-minute talk to learn about the artifacts found during an archaeological dig at the site of the Museum before construction.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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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.

African Americans in the American Revolution

January 23, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators for this free teacher professional development workshop as we discuss how people of African descent were shaped by, and helped shape, the American Revolution.
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CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Pair of Pockets

This workshop has been cancelled.
Learn how to make your own hand-sewn pockets during a virtual, three-night workshop in January as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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A crowd watches costumed historical interpreters on Mount Vernon's green lawn in front of the Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents.
Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

First Oval Office Project at Mount Vernon's 2024 Revolutionary War Weekend

May 4-5, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, outside Washington, D.C., for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project tents.
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A Museum educator shows a replica flag to a group of school students aboard the sloop in the Museum's core exhibition.

Spring Break 2024 at the Museum

March 23-April 7, 2024
March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.
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Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

Countdown to the 250th: Special Preview of The Declaration's Journey

March 26, 2024, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
George Washington Council and Revolution Society members are invited to an exclusive evening presentation and reception to learn about the Museum’s plans for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding and The Declaration's Journey exhibit.
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