Paintings & People at Cliveden

paintings people cliveden

Learn about the paintings & people at Cliveden on July 13th! Sign up today for the next Spotlight Tour, Fine Art: The Paintings & People at Cliveden! On July 13th at 10:30am, learn about the people in the paintings hanging at Cliveden and the artists who created them.  Visitors should come to the Cliveden Barn…

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Dramatic Tours Return June 15th!

dramatic tours june, james smith

Sign up for the first dramatic tour on June 15th! Cliveden offers three first-person dramatic tours this summer, and the first tour is on Saturday, June 15th, part of the 2024 Juneteenth Festival in Germantown. Step back in time and meet James Smith, a free African American man who was employed as a coachman and…

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Cliveden open on July 4th!

free museum days

Part of Wawa Welcome America Free Museum Days! Cliveden is open on July 4th, part of Wawa Welcome America‘s Free Museum Days! We will be open 10am to 2pm, and offering free tours of the first floor of the House and our current exhibit The Turmoil of Transition: The mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden. The grounds…

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Considering Re-enactments: The Battle of Germantown in the Light of 21st–Century Gun Violence

Carriage House Exhibition

Cliveden is known as the site of the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown and the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival held on the grounds every first weekend in October, featuring two battle re-enactments. In response to the increase in gun violence across the country and in the local community, Cliveden looks to evaluate its interpretation…

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