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.
Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for an insider’s view on D.C. politics. Senator Gillibrand will touch on her career including her legislative successes and disappointments, as well as her famous predecessor, as described in her forthcoming book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. A special book signing opportunity with Senator Gillibrand will follow the program.
Federal judges, when interpreting the U.S. Constitution, frequently use the Federalist Papers as a contemporary account of the intentions of the Framers. Justice Thomas Saylor of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania offers a primer on the famous articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to win public favor and persuade state legislatures to ratify the Constitution.
Do current laws give public figures and private people adequate protection from online hackers who post content on websites? The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen speaks with Eric Posner and Marc Rotenberg about a very personal topic.
Our brand-new Constitution Hall Pass video, “Constitution Day 2014: The Bill Of Rights,” provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the Constitution’s fiercely-debated first 10 amendments were created and continue to be interpreted.
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