Headed to the White House Religious Liberty and the Founding of America Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

Headed to the White House

February 12, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Religious Liberty and the Founding of America

August 21, 2015 - March 11, 2016

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

December 15, 2014 - December 22, 2017
Featured Event
 Feature Exhibition 

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

Featured Event Now through 2017

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

December 15, 2014 - December 22, 2017

The National Constitution Center is proud to display one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights starting December 15, 2014.

Religious Liberty and the Founding of America

August 21, 2015 - March 11, 2016

Explore the role religion played in Colonial America and learn how freedom of religion became a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Winter Warm Up Sale

January 4, 2016 - March 31, 2016

Enjoy discounted admission, $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12, during the National Constitution Center’s Winter Warm Up sale! *Please note this offer cannot be combined with our Group Discount.

Judge Guido Calabresi: The Future of Law and Economics

February 1, 2016

Acclaimed legal scholar and judge Guido Calabresi will discuss his new book, "The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection."

African American History Month 2016

February 1, 2016 - February 29, 2016

Visitors to the National Constitution Center this February can experience a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month. Explore the Museum’s The Story of We the People exhibit to discover key milestones in African-American history. During daily interactive programs, visitors can learn about the lives of African-American leaders, the history behind the Emancipation Proclamation, and more.

Liberty’s Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State

February 8, 2016

Dean Reuter of the Federalist Society and John Yoo, legal scholar and former Justice Department official, are joined by former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray and Center for Equal Opportunity President Linda Chavez.

Presidential Campaigns: 1788 to Present

February 11, 2016

Top presidential historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Geoffrey Ward talk about presidential campaigns and what we can learn from past elections.

Headed to the White House Exhibit Educator Open House

February 11, 2016

Educators, enjoy a FREE sneak peak at The National Constitution Center’s new feature exhibit Headed to the White House and teacher’s workshop with Geoffrey Ward, the Emmy Award-winning historian, screenwriter and author.

Headed to the White House Exhibit Members Only Open House

February 11, 2016

Join us between 5:30 – 8 :30 p.m for our Members-only Open House featuring The National Constitution Center’s new feature exhibit Headed to the White House To register please contact Bianca Cavacini, bcavacini@constitutioncenter.org or call 215-409-6715.

Headed to the White House

February 12, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Headed to the White House is the only exhibit of its kind, uniquely created to engage students, teachers and families with the election season.

Presidents Day 2016

February 12, 2016 - February 15, 2016

This President’s Day Weekend visitors to the museum will learn about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander-in-chief. Free Admission on February 15, 2016 courtesy of TD Bank.

Has the President Gone Too Far on Immigration?

February 16, 2016

Join us for this debate featuring celebrated constitutional scholars Josh Blackman, Adam Cox, Cristina Rodriguez, and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz.

Voting in America: How Campaign Finance and Election Laws Threaten Democracy

February 18, 2016

Leading election law scholars Edward B. Foley and Richard L. Hasen offer their critical take on how the structure of the American political system came to be.

Persuading the People: Presidential Primaries and Political Spin

February 25, 2016

Communications scholar Geoffrey Cowan and presidential historian David Greenberg offer a behind-the-scenes look at the history and influence of the presidential campaign.

Joel Klein: The 13th Annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture

March 10, 2016

Joel Klein, former New York City Schools Chancellor, explores the problems plaguing public education and offers a blueprint for how they can be solved.

For Debate: Was Vergara Wrongly Decided?

March 16, 2016

James Finberg and Joshua Lipshutz — two attorneys involved in Vergara v. California, a landmark dispute over the legality of teacher retention policies — debate the merits and drawbacks of the controversial case.

Spring Break 2016

March 22, 2016 - March 29, 2016

It’s a Presidential Party this Spring Break at the National Constitution Center!

Living News SPRING 2016

March 28, 2016 - June 3, 2016

Today’s headlines are brought to life in this dynamic, 25-minute performance incorporating video, contemporary music, and current news broadcasts in Living News.

Privacy and Policing

March 31, 2016

Join national experts Barry Friedman, Tracey Meares, and former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey for an important discussion about the future of policing.

Jacob Weisberg: The Legacy of Ronald Reagan

April 4, 2016

Political journalist Jacob Weisberg provides a bracing portrait of America’s 40th president, offering a fresh psychological interpretation on the conservative icon who reshaped American politics.

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