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State Of The Museum Address

2024 State of the Museum Address

May 15, 2024, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the sixth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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A mother holding her young daughter view Washington's camp bed on display in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

June 9, 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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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Member Morning: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit Tour

March 3, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a tour of our newest special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent.
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Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Lecture

May 12, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 45-minute talk to learn about how the Revolutionary War offered new opportunities for women from all backgrounds.
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Member Morning: Revolutionary Fashion Talk

June 2, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a special 45-minute talk to learn about 18th-century fashion for men, women, and children during the Revolutionary era.
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Sail into Spring Weekends 2023 at the Museum

Saturdays & Sundays in April
Join the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April to explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibit, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more.
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Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History Day 2024

May 18, 2024
Join several historical tradespeople at the Museum to do hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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Textile conservator Virginia Whelan works sitting at a table on conserving a portion of George Washington's Revolutionary War tent.

Collections Society Tour & Reception: Witness to Revolution with Textile Conservator Virginia J. Whelan

June 11, 2024, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Collections Society members are invited to a special evening at the Museum to meet textile conservator Virginia J. Whelan for a private tour and discussion with Museum Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic.
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This graphic includes on the left side the words Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture 2024 featuring Dr. Richard Hass, a small image of the cover of his book called the bill of obligations, and his headshot portrait.

2024 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Richard Haass

September 19, 2024, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
New York Times bestselling author and veteran diplomat Dr. Richard Haass will join the Museum on Thursday, Sept. 19, as the distinguished lecturer for the sixth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring author John McCurdy's headshot photograph to the right and book covers for his books Vicious and Moral as well as Quarters to the left.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with John Gilbert McCurdy

June 6, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. John Gilbert McCurdy joins the Museum for a special presentation exploring surprising truths about LGBTQ+ history in early America to launch his latest book, Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh.
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