Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust’s 2024 Lonaé A. Moore Forum

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States +1 more

In collaboration with the Museum of the American Revolution, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust is set to host the seventh annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, titled "It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."

Free

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Join the Museum of the American Revolution as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Weekend from Oct. 7 - 9! The Museum's annual celebration offers a unique opportunity to explore the deep history, rich traditions, and pivotal role of Native Americans in the American Revolution. From traditional Native American dances to storytelling and hands-on demonstrations, there will be special activities for all ages to enjoy. Schedule a visit today and don't miss this weekend of history and celebration.

2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Don't forget! Preeminent constitutional scholar and Yale University professor Akhil Reed Amar will join the Museum as the distinguished lecturer for the fifth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture. His talk will focus on his latest book The Words That Made Us: America's Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840, which provides a history of the Constitution's formative decades. The program will be held in the Museum's Liberty Hall and broadcast live via Zoom.

$25 – $35

Discover more about Commodore Barry; See His Sword on Display!

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

The Museum of the American Revolution will soon have the honor of displaying the sword of Commodore John Barry, the first commissioned officer of the United States Navy, just in time for Commodore Barry Day on Sept. 13! The sword, which John F. Kennedy once displayed in the Oval Office, returns to Philadelphia for the first time since 1939. Follow the link below to read about Barry and his connection with President Kennedy with a past Read the Revolution. Plus, learn about the lives of other sailors and Irish soldiers, including one who fought for the British.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the home front and campaign during the Revolutionary War. Along the way, see artifacts and learn what the stories of Revolutionary women reveal about how different people experienced and remembered the Revolution.

Cocktails & Conversation with Adam Van Doren

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Revolution Society and George Washington Council members are invited to an exclusive evening event with artist and author Adam Van Doren, featuring the artwork from his latest book, "In the Founders’ Footsteps: Landmarks of the American Revolution". Winner of the 2022 Distinguished Book Award from the Society of Colonial Wars, the book tours the original thirteen colonies in search of historical sites and their stories.

Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Join the Museum of the American Revolution over Memorial Day Weekend from May 27–29 to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service of their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, active duty military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.

$19 – $55

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs

Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd St, Philidelphia, PA, United States

Author and historian Dr. Julie Winch will join the Museum for a special presentation reflecting on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, more than 20 years after it was first published. Joining Winch onstage will be Kip Forten Jacobs, the great-great-great-great grandson of James Forten.

$10 – $20