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Women’s History Month 2020

March 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020

August 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 resources and programs celebrating this constitutional milestone.

Scholar Exchange: First Amendment: Free Exercise and Establishment

April 1, 2020 - April 2, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on Freedom of Religion. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: AP Court Cases Session I with Jeffrey Rosen

April 3, 2020

Join Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, for a conversation on Landmark Supreme Court Cases. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

The "Four Harriets" Program and Guided Tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: April 5

April 5, 2020 - April 5, 2020

A program exploring the lives of four American women—Harriet Robinson Scott, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Jacobs, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Spring Break 2020: Celebrating Women’s History

April 8, 2020 - April 15, 2020

Spend Spring Break at the National Constitution Center as we continue to explore extraordinary women throughout history in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

Scholar Exchange: First Amendment: Assembly and Petition and First Amendment in an Age of New Technology

April 8, 2020 - April 9, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on the Freedom of Assembly and the Freedom of Petition. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Members-Only Guided Tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: April 11

April 11, 2020 - April 11, 2020

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

Scholar Exchange: Fourth Amendment Search and Seizure

April 15, 2020 - April 16, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on the Fourth Amendment. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: AP Court Cases Session II with Jeffrey Rosen

April 17, 2020

Join Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, for a conversation on Landmark Supreme Court Cases. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: 14th Amendment, Part I

April 22, 2020 - April 23, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on the 14th Amendment. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Members-Only Women's History Tour: April 26

April 26, 2020 - April 26, 2020

A Women's History focused tour of our exhibit The Story of We the People.

Scholar Exchange: 14th Amendment, Part II

April 29, 2020 - April 30, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on the 14th Amendment. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: Constitutional Convention with Jeffrey Rosen

May 1, 2020

Join Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, for a conversation on the Constitutional Convention. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: Second Amendment and Conclusion

May 6, 2020 - May 7, 2020

Join National Constitution Center scholars for online conversations on the Second Amendment. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

Scholar Exchange: Introduction to the Bill of Rights with Jeffrey Rosen

May 8, 2020

Join Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, for a conversation on the Bill of Rights. Students, teachers, and parents can join from anywhere in the United States with a publicly-available Zoom. Zoom sessions can be accessed from home computer, laptop, or phone.

The "Four Harriets" Program and Guided Tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: May 14

May 14, 2020 - May 14, 2020

A program exploring the lives of four American women—Harriet Robinson Scott, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Jacobs, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Decoding the Document: The Emancipation Proclamation and Reconstruction Amendments

May 16, 2020 - May 16, 2020

A deep dive into the Emancipation Proclamation, as well as our three new interactives on the Reconstruction Amendments.

Members-Only Women's History Tour: May 20

May 20, 2020 - May 20, 2020

A Women's History focused tour of our exhibit, The Story of We the People.

Members-Only Guided Tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: May 21

May 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020

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

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

May 23, 2020 - May 25, 2020

The National Constitution Center will honor America’s fallen military heroes over Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25.

Members-Only Guided Tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: June 6

June 6, 2020 - June 6, 2020

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

Sensory-Friendly Day June 7

June 7, 2020

The National Constitution Center offers Sensory-Friendly Days to create an accessible learning experience for people of all abilities and their families and to provide visitors with sensory processing challenges the opportunity to experience the museum in a secure and comfortable environment.

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

June 10, 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.

Opening Day of The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote

June 10, 2020

In celebration of the opening of our newest exhibit, The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote, the Center will offer various special programs, including exhibit tours, scholar talks, “meet and greets” with historic women leaders, educational programs, make-and-take activities, and more!

Finding the Founders 2020: Celebrating Women’s History and More

July 2, 2020

This year, in honor of the 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment, and presented in conjunction with our newest exhibit The 19th Amendment: How Women Won the Vote, Finding the Founders programs will explore extraordinary women throughout American history, as well as the evolution of women’s rights and the passage of the 19th Amendment.

19th Amendment 100th Anniversary Event

August 26, 2020

August 26, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which expanded the right to vote to women across the country. In honor of the anniversary, the National Constitution Center will offer a wide variety of family-friendly programs to celebrate this constitutional milestone.

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