Press Releases

June 12, 2012

Museum of the American Revolution Unveiled in Historic Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA– June 12, 2012 – Only steps from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, in the most historic part of the country’s most historically significant city, The American Revolution Center today unveiled the architectural design for The Museum of the American Revolution. 

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April 25, 2012

American Revolution Center Curator to be featured on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are with Rob Lowe, April 27

Philadelphia, PA, April 25, 2012—Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, The American Revolution Center’s Director of Collections and Interpretation, is featured on the April 27 edition of NBC’s acclaimed series, Who Do You Think You Are? The series follows some of today’s most beloved and iconic celebrities as they embark on personal journeys of self-discovery to trace their family ancestry.Read more

February 14, 2012

American Revolution Center Names Michael C. Quinn as President and CEO

Philadelphia, PA, February 14, 2012 – H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, chairman of The American Revolution Center today announced that Michael C. Quinn will join the organization as president and CEO effective April 1, 2012.  Quinn will oversee all aspects of the development of The Museum of the American Revolution, to be built in the historic area of Philadelphia.Read more

January 26, 2012

American Revolution Center Launches New Interactive iPad App

The American Revolution Center has developed an iPad app that allows users to explore highlights from the Center’s collection. Titled American Revolution Interactive Timeline, the free app was designed specifically for iPad, and offers beautiful imagery, video, and information through an interactive timeline that showcases original artwork, weapons, clothing, manuscripts and rare books from the Center’s collection. The app is available through iTunes.