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Museum of the American Revolution

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101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

March 2020

From Gainsborough to Gothic Nightmares: Art History in Cost of Revolution

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$10

Join Dr. Martin Myrone, Senior Curator of British Art to 1800 at Tate Britain in London, UK, for a presentation exploring the extraordinary life and art of Richard St. George in its art historical context. Myrone will discuss how he identified St. George as the sitter for Thomas Gainsborough’s portrait, previously known to art historians only as An Officer of the 4th Regiment of Foot, on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution from the National Gallery of Victoria…

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History After Hours: A Revolutionary St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$10

Live free or die! In 1798, Irish revolutionaries, led by the United Irishmen, fought for independence from the British Empire and for equal rights for all Irishmen. Learn about this revolt, inspired by the American and French revolutions, and the people who were involved. In our Cross Keys Café, raise a pint and sing along to songs of the Irish Revolution during the final week of the exhibition, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier.

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April 2020

History After Hours: Fresh Ink

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$10

Learn about the application, materials, and symbology of Native American tattooing from Michael Galban, the curator for the Seneca Art & Culture Center at Ganondagan State Historic Site. In the Galleries, board the Museum’s privateer sloop to learn how Revolutionaries marked themselves in ink, their favorite subjects for tattoo art, and get a historic temporary tattoo of your own!

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