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National Constitution Center Quarterly Events Calendar, July - September 2019

This summer, the National Constitution Center invites visitors to enjoy Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality—America’s first exhibit devoted to exploring how constitutional clashes over slavery set the stage for the Civil War, and how the nation transformed the Constitution after the war to more fully embrace the Declaration of Independence’s promise of freedom and equality.

June 25, 2019

2019 Independence Week Programming at the National Constitution Center

Today, the National Constitution Center announced a full lineup of programming for its annual All-American Celebration on Independence Mall, Saturday, June 29, through Thursday, July 4.

June 19, 2019

World Premiere of FOURTEEN: A Theatrical Performance at the National Constitution Center on June 19

Beginning on June 19, for select weeks, visitors can experience FOURTEEN, a moving theatrical performance that sheds new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment.

June 4, 2019

Philadelphia’s 2019 Stripes and Stars Festival Commemorates Joint Birthdays of the U.S. Flag and Army

From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country’s greatest institutions—the American flag and the U.S. Army.

May 29, 2019

Pay Tribute to America’s Fallen Military Heroes Over Memorial Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center will honor America’s fallen military heroes over Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27.

May 22, 2019

Justice Neil Gorsuch Elected Honorary Chair of the National Constitution Center’s Board of Trustees

The National Constitution Center announced today that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch has been elected Honorary Chair of the Center’s Board of Trustees, succeeding Vice President Joe Biden, whose term as Chair ended in April 2019.

May 14, 2019

National Constitution Center to Launch Constitutional Ambassadors Program September 2019

Today the National Constitution Center announced a new initiative to welcome tens of thousands of Philadelphia-area students to the National Constitution Center beginning in the 2019-2020 school year for a new and immersive experience in constitutional education.

May 2, 2019

New “Interactive Constitution: Classroom Edition” Coming Constitution Day 2019

The National Constitution Center announced a broad partnership to create the new Interactive Constitution: Classroom Edition, a cutting-edge, multimedia digital platform that will provide trusted, nonpartisan constitutional resources for middle and high school students and educators.

April 29, 2019

National Constitution Center Quarterly Events Calendar, April - June 2019

This spring, the National Constitution Center will open Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, America’s first exhibit devoted to exploring the constitutional debates from the Civil War and Reconstruction.

April 3, 2019

National Constitution Center Announces Speakers and Topics for Spring/Summer 2019 America’s Town Hall

The National Constitution Center today released the spring/summer 2019 lineup for its popular America’s Town Hall series of constitutional conversations and debates bringing together the best thinkers on the left, right, and center to explore the most important constitutional issues facing our country.

April 3, 2019

National Constitution Center Celebrates Women’s History Month 2019

Throughout March, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of special programs in honor of Women’s History Month.

February 28, 2019

National Constitution Center Expands National Teacher Advisory Board

Today, the National Constitution Center announced the expansion of its Teacher Advisory Board to include additional master teachers from around the country.

February 12, 2019

Civil War and Reconstruction Exhibit to Have Permanent Home at National Constitution Center, Beginning May 9, 2019

On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center’s new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the constitutional debates from the Civil War and Reconstruction—will open to the public.

January 31, 2019

National Constitution Center Celebrates Presidents Day Weekend 2019

Visitors can celebrate Presidents Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center Saturday, February 16, through Monday, February 18, with a variety of special presidential-themed programs and activities.

January 24, 2019

African American History Month at the National Constitution Center 2019

Throughout February, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month.

January 23, 2019

National Constitution Center Announces Speakers and Topics for Winter 2019 America’s Town Hall

The National Constitution Center today released the winter 2019 lineup for its popular America’s Town Hall series of constitutional conversations and debates bringing together the best thinkers on the left, right, and center to explore the most important constitutional issues facing our country.

January 9, 2019

National Constitution Center Quarterly Events Calendar, January - March 2019

Today, the National Constitution Center announced a variety of family-friendly programming to kick off 2019.

January 9, 2019

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the National Constitution Center with Discounted Admission, Service Projects, and Special Performances on January 21

The National Constitution Center will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s lifelong dedication to justice, equality, and service for the greater good on Monday, January 21, with discounted $5 admission.

January 7, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Sundays Begin at the National Constitution Center in 2019

Today, the National Constitution Center announced plans to offer a more accessible museum experience for individuals of all abilities and their families on multiple dates throughout 2019.

January 2, 2019

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open May 4, 2017.

April 18, 2017

Celebrate the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights with $5 Admission - December 15, 2016

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 the National Constitution Center will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights with $5 admission courtesy of Macy’s.

December 8, 2016

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