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Coverage for grant GA-271872-20

A Growing Constellation: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-2020
R. Stephenson, Museum of the American Revolution

Grant details:

‘No Union With Slavery,’ ‘God Armeth the Patriot’ and other flags of America are visiting the Revolution Museum (Review)
Author(s): Stephan Salisbury
Publication: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: 6/11/2021
Abstract: Review of the Flags and Founding Documents exhibition published the day before it opened to the public.

New Flag Exhibition Flies High at the Museum of the American Revolution (Review)
Author(s): Sharyn L. Flanagan
Date: 7/1/2021
Abstract: The Philadelphia Tribune ran a positive review of the Flags and Founding Documents special exhibit, which featured an interview with Matthew Skic. A visitor quote included in the story says, “I want [my grandchildren] to see where they come from not just as Black people, but as American people. This museum is a hidden gem.”

Rare Flags Coming to Old City Museum (Media Coverage)
Publication: Fox 29 News
Date: 6/10/2021
Abstract: The opening of the Museum’s new special exhibition was covered by numerous outlets, including segments that aired on FOX-29 News and ABC6 News. Other media entities that covered the opening include Antique Week, The Magazine Antiques, Yahoo News, CBS This Morning, and the Broad Street Review.

Preparations for Upcoming Flag Exhibition At Museum of the American Revolution (Media Coverage)
Publication: CBS-3
Date: 7/8/2021
Abstract: The installation of "Flags and Founding Documents" was covered by three Philadelphia area TV stations.

Kids get in for free at Museum of the American Revolution this Labor Day (Media Coverage)
Publication: Philly Voice
Date: 8/18/2021
Abstract: News story promoting free admission for children ages 12 and under at the Museum for Labor Day Weekend 2021 and the closing of "Flags & Founding Documents" exhibition.

State Constitutions and Founding Documents (Media Coverage)
Publication: C-Span
Date: 7/14/2021
Abstract: The Museum hosted a discussion between exhibitions curator Matthew Skic and author James Hrdlicka about “Flags and Founding Documents.” Hrdlicka is the author of Colonists, Citizens, Constitutions: Creating the American Republic and helped curate part of the exhibition.