Press Releases

April 24, 2014

With Gift From The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Museum of the American Revolution Secures More Than $100 Million in Funding

In a ceremony held in Philadelphia’s City Hall, officials from the Museum of the American Revolution accepted a gift of $1.5 million from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

April 2, 2014

Museum of the American Revolution Releases Refined Architectural Plans and Secures Conceptual Approval from Philadelphia Art Commission

PHILADELPHIA– April 2, 2014 – After working closely with a subcommittee of the Philadelphia Art Commission, the Museum of the American Revolution today released Robert A.M. Stern Architects' revised design for the Museum's new home at Third and Chestnut Streets. Upon review of the updated plans, the Art Commission granted Conceptual Approval. The Museum will go before the Commission in May seeking Final Approval.

March 5, 2014

Supporters Rally to Celebrate “Opening Salvo” of Museum of the American Revolution

PHILADELPHIA– March 5, 2014 – General George Washington, booming cannons, and more than 15 Revolutionary War re-enactors from across the region offered the opening salvo for the Museum of the American Revolution. A robust crowd of supporters attended the public ceremony celebrating the beginning of site preparation for the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR) to be built at 3rd and Chestnut Streets in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district.

January 9, 2014

Bestselling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Visit Philadelphia to Launch New Children’s Book in a Campaign to, as Abigail Adams put it, "Remember the Ladies"

PHILADELPHIA, PA, January 9, 2014 — Why should the Founding Fathers get all the credit? Bestselling author Cokie Roberts will visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, February 4, at 6 p.m. for the Philadelphia launch of her newly released children’s book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies. This public event is co-sponsored by the Museum of the American Revolution. For tickets, visit www.hsp.org/foundingmothers.

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