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Find out about upcoming virtual events hosted by Benjamin Franklin House. If you missed one of our past events, they are available on demand on their respective event pages and through our YouTube channel.
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Join us for this fun-filled family day to learn all about 18th Century printing methods and try your hand at some printing of your own!
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In collaboration with George Washington’s Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, join us for a series of panel discussions on the historical foundations of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, its development in the Revolutionary Atlantic world, and current best practices in the museums and heritage sector.
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Join us for the August installment of Ben’s Book Club, a monthly virtual gathering looking at themes relating to Benjamin Franklin, the 18th century, and American history. In this month’s special family edition of Ben’s Book Club, we will be talking to Michael J. Rosen about his book, ‘A Ben of All Trades: The Most Inventive Boyhood of Benjamin Franklin’. This rousing biography, illustrated by Matt Tavares, reveals how Benjamin Franklin’s boyhood shaped his amazingly multifaceted life.
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Children will become artists for the morning and create their own portraits using sculpture and collage techniques!
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Join us for a very special digital book launch and Q&A with Julie Flavell to celebrate her newest book The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America.
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Free entry to Benjamin Franklin House for Open House weekend 2021!
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Andrew O’Shaughnessy will discuss his new book, 'The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind: Thomas Jefferson's Idea For A University', a twin biography of Jefferson in retirement and of the University of Virginia in its earliest years.