Press Releases

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.

November 2, 2011

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, MFM Design Selected as Design Team for The Museum of the American Revolution

H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, Chairman of The American Revolution Center, said, “Robert A.M. Stern Architects and MFM Design were chosen through a rigorous selection process. In their distinct disciplines, each firm has the expertise to lead our efforts to develop a world-class museum that will inspire and engage people from around the world about the extraordinary people, places and events of the American Revolution.” Read more

October 12, 2011

The American Revolution Center: Who Cares? Test Your Knowledge On Retooled Website

The American Revolution Center (the “Center”) has retooled its website (, with new, interactive features. Visitors to the site now have the opportunity to take the Center’s national survey, The American Revolution: Who Cares? and compare their answers filtered by state, political affiliation, gender and income.