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CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION: THE BATTLE FOR FREEDOM AND EQUALITY

Winter Warm Up Sale 2020

January 2, 2020 - March 31, 2020

The National Constitution Center’s Winter Warm Up sale will run January 2 through March 31, 2020. For just $10 for adults (usually $14.50) and $7.50 for youth ages 6-18 (usually $11), visitors can experience all the Center has to offer including the newest exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, and free daily programming.

African American History Month 2020

February 1, 2020 - February 29, 2020

February 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment, which said the right to vote could not be denied based on race. The National Constitution Center will honor that milestone all month long with special educational programs and performances in conjunction with the new Civil War and Reconstruction exhibit.

FOURTEEN: A Theatrical Performance - Spring 2020

February 4, 2020 - March 27, 2020

Returning for spring of 2020, visitors can experience FOURTEEN, a moving theatrical performance that sheds light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment.

Sensory-Friendly Day February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020

The National Constitution Center offers Sensory-Friendly Days throughout the year to create an accessible learning experience for people of all abilities and their families.

Sensory-Friendly Day February 24, 2020

February 24, 2020

The National Constitution Center offers Sensory-Friendly Days throughout the year to create an accessible learning experience for people of all abilities and their families.

Your Vote, Your History: Presented in Partnership with Students at Museums in Philadelphia

February 28, 2020

February 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment, which said the right to vote could not be denied based on race. To honor this milestone, the National Constitution Center and STAMP (Students at Museums in Philadelphia) are co-hosting an event for teens by teens to explore the history of voting.

Women’s History Month 2020

March 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which expanded the right to vote to women across the country. This year in honor of the anniversary, the National Constitution Center will offer a wide variety of programs and events celebrating this constitutional milestone.

Women’s History Month Classroom Exchanges March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020

Did you know that women led the first protest at the White House? In honor of Women’s History Month, our March Classroom Exchanges will focus on historical and modern understandings of the First Amendment rights of assembly and petition.  

Saturday Teacher Seminar Series: The Second Amendment

March 7, 2020

Teacher Seminars take place on select Saturdays throughout the 2019-2020 school year. This full-day seminar will focus on the Second Amendment.

Sensory-Friendly Day March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

The National Constitution Center offers Sensory-Friendly Days throughout the year to create an accessible learning experience for people of all abilities and their families.

Members-Only Women's History Tour

March 10, 2020 - March 10, 2020

Follow the journey of women’s suffrage in America and the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Members-Only Town Hall: Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life featuring Lori Ginzberg

March 11, 2020 - March 11, 2020

In advance of the June opening of our new exhibit about the 19th Amendment, National Constitution Center Member and scholar Lori Ginzberg discusses her book Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life.

Scout Days: Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA March 14, 2020

March 14, 2020

On Scout Days, scouts and their leaders can learn about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting merit badge or adventure requirements.

Members-Only Exhibition Preview: The 19th Amendment

March 17, 2020 - March 17, 2020

The National Constitution Center’s exhibit developers will discuss the content and design plans for our upcoming exhibit about the 19th Amendment.

National History Day Citywide Competition 2020

March 18, 2020 - March 19, 2020

The National Constitution Center will host this year’s citywide National History Day competition for Philadelphia.

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: The Great Problem to Be Solved - Spring and Summer Performances

March 21, 2020 - September 26, 2020

As visitors explore Civil War and Reconstruction, they will encounter an 8-minute one-actor performance in the 14th Amendment section of the exhibit highlighting Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.

Members-Only Guided Tour: Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

March 21, 2020 - March 21, 2020

Members-only guided tour of our new exhibit about the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

Members-Only Women's History Tour

March 22, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Follow the journey of women’s suffrage in America and the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Members-Only Guided Tour: Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

March 26, 2020 - March 26, 2020

Members-only guided tour of our new exhibit about the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

Women’s History Month Classroom Exchanges March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Did you know that women led the first protest at the White House? In honor of Women’s History Month, our March Classroom Exchanges will focus on historical and modern understandings of the First Amendment rights of assembly and petition.  

Scout Days: Girl Scouts of the USA March 28, 2020

March 28, 2020

Girl Scouts can participate in programs designed to meet requirements for their Citizen Legacy Badge, as well as select Journey requirements.

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