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Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent exhibit name on the left with February 17, 2024 to January 5, 2025 dates below and an painted image of Washington in his tent to the right.

New Special Exhibit "Witness to Revolution" Opens Over Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum, Feb. 17-19

Join us over Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, Saturday, Feb. 17 – Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, for the opening of our newest special exhibition, "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent." Throughout the weekend, explore the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington and the diverse range of people with whom he interacted through discovery carts, pop-up talks, crafts, and more offerings that uncover the lesser-known stories of Washington’s 18th-century world.
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March into Spring Break at the Museum, March 23 – April 7

March into spring at the Museum of the American Revolution over Spring Break, March 23 – April 7, 2024, to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with military-themed crafts, interactive discovery carts, in-gallery talks, and more. Plus, celebrate the start of the season by joining an outdoor neighborhood walking tour, offered daily.
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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.

Explore Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries During Black History Month at the Museum

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February. Through the opening of a new special exhibition, an engaging forum on race, theatrical performances, and more, visitors can experience a more inclusive – and thus, more accurate – history of our nation’s founding. A highlight of the month will be the grand opening of the Museum’s newest special exhibition, "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent," which opens Saturday, Feb. 17.
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2020 Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum

Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted by the Dennis Farm to Explore How Access to Diverse Stories Transforms and Connects Us, Feb. 10

With a shared commitment to presenting a more inclusive—and thus a more accurate—telling of history, the Museum of the American Revolution and the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust (DFCLT) will host, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding,” a candid conversation about race at the Museum on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, from 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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This rare eyewitness Revolutionary War sketch depicts pen and ink drawings of the Continental Army's North Carolina Brigade and female camp followers marching through Philadelphia in August 1777.

Rare, Newly Discovered Eyewitness Sketch of Continental Army Sheds New Light on Wartime Life

An eyewitness pen-and-ink sketch depicting Continental Army soldiers and camp followers marching through Philadelphia on Aug. 25, 1777, which has never been documented or published by historians, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Kids Can Explore History Through Hands-On Games, Crafts, and More at New, Immersive Day Camps at the Museum, April 10 & 23

Young history buffs are invited to join us at the Museum of the American Revolution this April for two new History Explorer Day Camps, designed with kids ages 7-11 in mind. At these full day, drop-off/pickup programs, students will use the Museum, our collection, and our Old City neighborhood as resources as they embark on Revolutionary-themed adventures. Day camps will take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 and Tuesday, April 23, 2024, which coincide with days that the Philadelphia School District and Archdiocese of Philadelphia are closed.
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A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

AmRev Presents: French History Night, Apr. 19

– Join fellow Francophiles at the Museum of the American Revolution on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for AmRev Presents: French History Night. This happy hour soirée will be hosted by the Museum’s Associate Curator of Exhibition Content and Research, James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation at 6 p.m. in the Museum’s Cross Keys Café.
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Museum of the American Revolution Reveals Detailed Exhibit Plans, Overview of Museum Experience Designed to Engage in our Heritage

The Museum of the American Revolution announced its exhibition plans, which will bring to life the events, people and ideals of the founding of America.
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Tickets Now on Sale for 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution, Oct. 3 – 5

A press release announcing ticket availability for the 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution, from October 3-5, 2019.
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The British Are Coming Back! Living History Weekend Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Sept. 28-29

Two-day recreation the British occupation of Philadelphia, coinciding with the opening of Cost of Revolution: Life and Death of an Irish Solider.
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