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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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Artist John Wind who is wearing a black jacket, dark jeans, and glasses, works on one of his Whiskey Rebellion decanters in the Museum's collections workroom.

John Y. Wind Artist Talks & Philadelphia Freedom Band Performance

June 22, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum for a special musical performance by the Philadelphia Freedom Band and artist talks in conjunction with Whiskey Rebellion, a special installation by contemporary artist John Y. Wind.
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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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Image looking up the grand staircase at the replica flags created for the True Colours Flag Project around the railings with vistors walking up and down the stairs.

Flag Day & Father's Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

June 14-16, 2024
Join the Museum over Flag Day and Father's Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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Fourth of July Week 2024 at the Museum

June 29 - July 4, 2024
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July week.
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