History After Hours: All the Gory Details

Tap into your subconscious and reveal your nightmares as we explore the connection between art and affliction. Watch a special performance of Irish officer Richard St. George as he relives his time fighting in the American war and its Irish aftermath. Review “all the gory details” of a gruesome and risky surgery and its connections to Richard St. George in a joint presentation with the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution.

…and celebrate Philly Cider Week!
Kickoff Philly Cider Week with a special cider cocktail competition! Select local restaurants will revive 18th-century cider “cocktails” using the base of delicious Frecon Farms Cider. Guests will have the chance to vote on whose cider pour was the most hardcore.

History After Hours: All the Gory Details

Tap into your subconscious and reveal your nightmares as we explore the connection between art and affliction. Watch a special performance of Irish officer Richard St. George as he relives his time fighting in the American war and its Irish aftermath.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Lonnie G. Bunch III

A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump (Smithsonian Books, September 2019)

Lonnie G. Bunch III will discuss the dynamic process it took to open the National Museum of African American History and Culture in September 2016, in lively conversation with Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President & CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution. This evening program includes an opportunity to purchase a book signed by the author.

Lonnie G. Bunch III is the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Founding Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Tickets are $10 for students with valid ID.