PHILADELPHIA– January 14, 2016 – Michael C. Quinn, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Brûlée Catering was selected to provide food service for its café and catering facilities and Event Network was selected to operate the Museum’s gift shop. The Museum will open in spring 2017. Quinn said, “Quality food service and engaging retail are two critical visitor amenities in the museum experience. We are delighted to have two extremely experienced and dedicated organizations partnering with us to provide these important services to our guests.”
PHILADELPHIA– JANUARY 10, 2015 – At its December meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected three new members: Tim Collins, Susan Corbett and Philip Reese. Museum Chairman H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest stated, “Our organization will greatly benefit from the expertise that these outstanding new Board members bring to our organization.”
Tim Collins, President & CEO, EBSCO Industries, Inc.
HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2015 – The Museum of the American Revolution has appointed Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, to its National Leadership Council, alongside distinguished Americans such as Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor; David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winner and accomplished historian; Chris Matthews, American political commentator and national TV show host; and many others.
NEWPORT, RI – May 2015 – The Newport Antiques Show creates great buzz throughout Newport and across New England each summer. This year’s event has heightened anticipation for a very special loan exhibition: Liberty Forever: Treasures from the Museum of the American Revolution.
PHILADELPHIA– May 21, 2015 – The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $100,000 from SMG, the West Conshohocken-based entertainment and convention venue management firm that manages the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Lecture and unique one-day exhibition to showcase seldom seen flags, including the Museum's own Commander-in-Chief Flag.
Rare Opportunity to Step Inside Replica of Washington's Sleeping and Office Tent at George Washington's Mount Vernon
In 2013, the Museum of the American Revolution commissioned Colonial Williamsburg’s Department of Historic Trades to create an exact replica of one of the greatest treasures in its collection—George Washington’s sleeping and office tent. It will be on display May 2-3 at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.