Sarah Lewis: The Freedom in Failure

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Admission: Free, groups welcome
Reservations Recommended: Call 215.409.6700 or order online.

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. Lewis will sit down with National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen for a fascinating discussion about the flops, folds, setbacks, wipeouts, and hiccups that come before one achieves true success and the determination and courage of the human spirit, drawing inspiration from the likes of Frederick Douglass and Samuel Morse, among others.

A book sale and signing will follow the program.

Event & Parking Information

Advance reservations recommended.  Please call 215-409-6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first come first serve basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.