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Magic Gardens Twilight In The Garden

October Twilight in the Gardens at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

October 28, 2022 from 7-10 p.m.
Join the Museum at Twilight in the Gardens at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens where will be teaching how to make tin-punched lanterns inspired by ones hung on the Liberty Tree in Boston in the early 1770s.
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Nathan Alford-Tate portrays James Forten in a first-person theatrical performance at the Museum.

James Forten: Growing Up in the Revolution

November 17, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators for this free online teacher workshop as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he experienced the Revolutionary era.
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King George Statue Tableau Scene

How Did People Become Revolutionaries?

December 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators at this free online teacher workshop as they dig into how loyal British subjects in North America could transform into Revolutionaries.
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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

Halloween Weekend at the Museum

October 29-30, 2022
This Halloween weekend, join us at the Museum for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!
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William Hogeland's headshot of a white man, bald with a beard and glasses, to the left of a photo of the First Bank in Philadelphia.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with William Hogeland

October 18, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian William Hogeland joins the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series for a lecture titled Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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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.

CANCELLED | African Americans in the Revolutionary Era

This onsite workshop has been cancelled.
Join educators in-person at the Museum for a workshop combining classroom instruction with gallery exploration as we discuss these questions and shares resources and records for learning and teaching.
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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

Occupied Philadelphia 2022

November 5-6, 2022
Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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100820 Image Pocket Artisan Workshop

Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make a Pocket (Virtual)

November 17, 18, & 19, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn how women made and wore pockets and create your own using historically accurate materials and techniques in this three-night virtual workshop.
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A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT) & 1:30 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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