Matthew Skic is Curator of Exhibitions at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. A native of New Jersey, Matthew studied history as an undergraduate at American University in Washington, DC, and in 2016 he graduated with his M.A. from the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware. Matthew has authored or co-authored three books and curated awarding-winning special exhibitions since he joined the staff of the Museum of the American Revolution in 2016.
Five People. One Moment: Flags of America takes a deep dive into people’s relationships with flags in our Country. There have been many permutations of flags that are meant to symbolize freedom over the course of American History, but these symbols look different in each person’s eyes. Take a look at the Flags of America through five true, personal stories and examine what they mean today.