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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.

Juneteenth at the Museum

June 18-20, 2022
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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The Museum at the Nantucket Historical Association

July 13-14, 2022
Join Museum at the Nantucket Historical Association Old Mill on July 13-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for a two-day program where we will set up the First Oval Office Project.
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SOLD OUT | 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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Campus Philly CollegeFest 2022 returns on September 10 and 11.

Campus Philly CollegeFest 2022

September 10 & 11, 2022
The Museum is proud to join a long list of some of Philadelphia's iconic sites and attractions, including museums, cultural institutions, and activities, all FREE for college students.
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A Black adolescent sits at one of the interactive, digital screens in Revolution Place, as an older white parental guardian looks on.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

August 14, 2022 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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A visitor engagement associate educates families on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.
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Revolution Signs: Programs in American Sign Language

August 21, 2022 beginning at 11:30 a.m. & 12:45 p.m.
Join us for a day of programs, tours, and talks translated into American Sign Language (ASL), including a highlights tour, Washington's War Tent showing, and Meet James Forten performance.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Clark Park with the Living History Youth Summer Institute

August 6, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at Clark Park in West Philadelphia where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute along with costumed living historians will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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A blue sight with gold engraved text reads Christ Church Open Daily 9-5 hangs outside the church in Old City Philadelphia.

"Meet James Forten" Performance & Discussion at Christ Church

August 18, 2022 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Experience the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance at historic Christ Church, located just blocks from the Museum in Old City, Philadelphia.
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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

October 19, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free virtual teacher workshop, educators will encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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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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