The National Constitution Center is the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a civic education headquarters dedicated to non-partisan constitutional education and debate.
Curator and art historian Sarah Lewis explores creative endeavors —from Nobel Prize–winning discoveries to entrepreneurial inventions and works in the arts—in her debut book The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery.
Harvard Law Professor and former Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Cass R. Sunstein visits the National Constitution Center to debut his latest book Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas—a collection of 11 essays that touch on a wide range of political, social, and judicial topics including: climate change, same-sex marriage, animal rights, religious freedom, gender equality, and of course, conspiracy theory.
On April 28, don’t miss one of the only opportunities to hear retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Lawrence Lessig from Harvard and Sanford Levinson from the University of Texas join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss if America needs a second Constitutional convention and what challenges such a meeting would pose.
Important changes are on the way for students taking a new form of the SAT test, including sections that will require them to interpret the meaning of passages from the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Federalist Papers and other founding documents.
This powerful, engaging exhibition uses Thomas Jefferson's plantation Monticello as a focal point for examining the dilemma of slavery in the United States. April 9 – October 19, 2014