PHILADELPHIA – May 7, 2014 – Today, the Museum of the American Revolution received final approval for its architectural plans from the Philadelphia Art Commission. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects, the Museum will build its new home at Third and Chestnut Streets in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district.
Museum of the American Revolution Reveals Detailed Exhibit Plans, Overview of Museum Experience Designed to Engage in our Heritage
PHILADELPHIA – June 9, 2014 –The Museum of the American Revolution today announced details of its exhibition plans, which will bring to life the events, people and ideals of the founding of the United States and inspire a deep appreciation of the importance of the struggle that created American democracy.
PHILADELPHIA – June 19, 2014 –The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $500,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. With this gift the Museum has secured more than $104 million toward its $150 million goal to build and endow the Museum of the American Revolution, set to open in late 2016.
PHILADELPHIA – November 3, 2014 – The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of two senior staff members to support exhibition and programming development. They are Dr. Philip Mead, Historian and Curator, and Mary Jane Taylor, Director of Learning and Engagement.
Museum of the American Revolution Dedicates America's Liberty Tree, Recognizes Chairman and Other Benefactors at Groundbreaking Celebration
PHILADELPHIA – October 9, 2014 – More than 300 supporters, benefactors and honored guests gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking and beginning of construction of the new Museum of the American Revolution. National and local dignitaries, politicians and Museum leadership marked the occasion with the ceremonial dedication of America’s Liberty Tree, harkening the Museum’s goal of preserving the ideas and ideals of the American Revolution for future generations.
Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg Commemorate Siege of Yorktown November 6-9
PHILADELPHIA – November 4, 2014 –On November 6-9, the Museum of the American Revolution, in collaboration with Colonial Williamsburg’s American Indian Initiative, will present a special program on Indian diplomacy and the Revolutionary War.