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Thomas Jefferson whiskey decanter recontextualized as contemporary art by artist John Y Wind.
John Wind Studio

Pride Month Observed with Special Installations and Programming Throughout the Month of June

The Museum of the American Revolution will feature new artifact displays, a contemporary art installation, and special programming to mark Pride Month this June.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution with Theatrical Performances, Crafts, Guided Tours, and More

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution this Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27, 2024, to learn about the diverse range of people who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute those who continue to serve our nation today. Throughout the weekend, veterans, military, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission.
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A mother holding her young daughter view Washington's camp bed on display in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11-12

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, 2024, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the diverse, inspiring women who played vital – often unsung – roles on both the home front and the battlefield during the Revolutionary War. Don’t forget to pick up a free carnation courtesy of the Museum on Sunday, May 12, to wish a happy Mother’s Day to the revolutionary woman in your life.
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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.

Learn About Flags, Celebrate Dad, and More Over Flag Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Flag Day Weekend, from Flag Day, Friday, June 14 through Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts and activities, living history interpretation, a special display in the Museum Rotunda, and more. Throughout the weekend, guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag.
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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.

Author and Historian John Gilbert McCurdy to Launch New Book “Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh” at the Museum on June 6

Building on research from his second book, Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution, McCurdy will present the fascinating story of a British Army chaplain’s 1774 trial with a historical discussion on homosexuality and the American Revolution.
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