2017-2018 Read the Revolution Speaker Series

2017 - 2018 Speaker Series Schedule 

Bringing celebrated authors and historians to the Museum of the American Revolution for lively, facilitated discussions of their work.  These evening programs explore the people, events, ideas, and legacies of our nation's Founding era. 

Individual programs: $5 members, $15 non-members
Series Subscription: $20 members, $50 non-members

Tuesday, January 23, 2018  6:30 PM

Nathaniel Philbrick

Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution 

Acclaimed author Nathaniel Philbrick explores the American experience through his bestselling books. In his most recent work, Philbrick provides a stirring account of the deep and tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. 

This event is sold out.  Please contact us at tickets@amrevmuseum.org to join the waiting list. 

Thursday, March 22, 2018  6:30 PM

Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

Two of Thomas Jefferson's most distinguished historians, Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf team up to produce a nuanced portrait of the mind and character of our nation's third president.