Past Exhibitions

Exhibition Date
Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs October 11 – December 31, 2013
Emancipation Proclamation July 25 - September 22, 2013
The 1968 Exhibit June 14 – September 2, 2013
Emancipation and Its Legacies March 25 – June 19, 2013
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition October 19, 2012 – April 28, 2013
From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen February 17 – September 3, 2012
On My Honor: 100 Years of Girl Scouting May 12 – December 31, 2012
Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”? October 14, 2011 – January 16, 2012
Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon July 1 – September 5, 2011
The President’s House: Their Untold Stories in Quilts July 1 – September 5, 2011
Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America March 4, 2011 – January 8, 2012
From the Absence of Many to the Presence of All: The Unfinished Business of Women’s Equality October 18, 2010 – March 31, 2011
Art of the American Soldier September 24, 2010 – March 31, 2011
Being "We the People": Afghanistan, America, and the Minority Imprint May 14 – September 26, 2010
Ancient Rome & America February 19 – August 1, 2010
Inspiring a Nation: World War I Posters of the Philadelphia Sketch Club February 4 – April 25, 2010
Posters for the People: Art of the WPA November 5, 2009 – January 3, 2010
Lost Heroes Art Quilt October 27 – November 12, 2009
Diana: A Celebration October 2, 2009 – January 3, 2010
Into the Open July 15 – September 7, 2009
Napoléon May 29 – September 7, 2009
America I AM: The African American Imprint January 15 – May 3, 2009
Hindsight Is Always 20/20 September 27 – November 4, 2008
Headed to the White House September 17 – December 14, 2008; Traveling 2008 – 2012
A More Perfect Union: Obama’s Speech on Race Online Exhibition
Baseball as America February 15 – May 11, 2008
First Ladies: Political Role & Public Image October 5 – December 31, 2007
The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family, Photographs by Richard Avedon October 5 – December 2, 2007
DARFUR/DARFUR July 24 – July 30, 2007
Magna Carta: Foundation of Freedom July 4 – July 25, 2007
Eyewitness: American Originals from the National Archives May 25 – September 3, 2007
Philadelphia Treasures May 25 – September 3, 2007
Visions of Liberty October 6 – October 31, 2006
9/11: A Nation Remembers September 8, 2006 – January 1, 2007
Swiss Roots: The Sister Republics June 10 – June 30, 2006
Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers May 26 – August 20, 2006
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World December 15, 2005 – April 30, 2006
Africa Live: Concerts for a Continent: 20 Years of Philadelphia Inquirer Photography from Live Aid to Live 8 July 1 – September 5, 2005
Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War June 10 – November 4, 2005; April 12 – June 19, 2011; Traveling 2009 – 2013
Surreal Talent at the National Constitution Center: Dali Student Art Contest May 5 – May 20, 2005
Johnson and Murphy’s Shoe Design February 3 – February 23, 2005
Overcoming Barriers: The Integration of Girard College September 2004
Marching Towards Justice September 2004
We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans May 22 – November 30, 2004
Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline Online Exhibition