Members’ Corner

As a valued  Member of the National Constitution Center, you enjoy exclusive benefits while directly supporting the Constitution Center’s exhibits and programs. 

Join by phone at 215-409-6767

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Members receive free and discounted admission to Town Hall programs. 

Constitution Framer memberships or higher enjoy reciprocal benefits at museums across the country. Click here to view a full list of reciprocal museums.

Click here to join or renew your membership.

Questions? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at [email protected] or 215-409-6785.

Photo Gallery: Presidents Day 2018

Member Events and Town Hall Programs

Please note:

All Town Hall programs are free for members of the 1787 Society.

Members receive complimentary tickets for daytime Town Hall programs and significant savings on evening programs.

To register for Members Only events, you will need to create a username and password for our website. If you have not done this yet, select "Click here to register." when prompted to sign-in, to set up your account. If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or 215-409-6767.


Members Events and Programs
 

After Hours Gallery Talk- Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation
Thursday, January 24, 5:30 p.m.
Free for members

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit with a Members-only guided tour. Get an in-depth look at Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation with a Members-only guided tour. An educator from the Center will lead you through this exhibit, offering insight into Alexander Hamilton’s role in the debates that formed the new nation and how his legacy continues to be a part of national discourse. 

New Exhibit Sneak Peek: Civil War and Reconstruction 
Wednesday, February 13, 10:30 a.m.
Free for members

Get an exclusive look at the National Constitution Center’s upcoming new exhibit on the Civil War and Reconstruction. Manager of Exhibition Development Sarah Winski will walk us through the planning, design, and content that will make up this exhibit opening in May 2019!

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation Gallery Talk
Friday, February 22, 10:30 a.m..
Free for members

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit with a Members-only guided tour. Get an in-depth look at Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation with a Members-only guided tour. An educator from the Center will lead you through this exhibit, offering insight into Alexander Hamilton’s role in the debates that formed the new nation and how his legacy continues to be a part of national discourse. 

Member Open House and Tour of Signers' Hall
Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m..
Free for members and their guests

New and renewing Members are invited to join us for coffee and conversation to meet other Members, learn more about your membership, the National Constitution Center, and the education programs made possible through your support. Then take a Members-only tour of the iconic, Signers’ Hall featuring 42 life-size bronze statues of the signers of the Constitution.

Questions about these member events? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at 215-409-6785.


America's Town Hall Programs

Members: to purchase tickets online, sign-in or create an account if you don't already have one. Enter the email address associated with your membership, and your password to be recognized in our online system as a Member.  You can also purchase tickets by phone at 215-409-6785.  

General Stanley McChrystal: History's Greatest Leaders
Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m.
$10 Members, Free for 1787 Society

What makes a leader? In his new book, Leaders, Myth and Reality, four-star general and former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, profiles 13 of history’s greatest leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, and McChrystal’s former hero Robert E. Lee, to show that leadership is not what you think it is—and never was.  Book sale and signing to follow the program.

Michael Tomasky: How to Fix Political Polarization in America
Wednesday, February 13 at 12 p.m.
Free for Members & 1787 Society

In his new book, If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed and Might be Saved, Daily Beast special correspondent Michael Tomasky offers an original account of the deep roots of political polarization in America and—in a refreshing and hopeful twist—offers an agenda for how to fix it. Lana Ulrich, in-house counsel at the National Constitution Center, moderates. Book sale and signing to follow the program.

Free Speech on College Campuses: Where Should Universities Draw the Line?
Monday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m.
$10 for Members, Free for 1787 Society

What are the key challenges facing universities today in supporting free expression on campus? This event includes back-to-back panels with former university president Mark Yudof of the University of California, current president Tom Sullivan of The University of Vermont, and others exploring debates about the First Amendment on campus today. Panelists will address such topics as the heckler’s veto and related challenges involving campus disruption and violence; possible tensions between protecting free expression and promoting inclusion and diversity; the complicated relationship between academic freedom and free speech on campus; and more.

Regligious Liberty and LGBTQ Rights
Wednesday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
$10 for Members, Free for 1787 Society

From nuns seeking exemptions from health care mandates to a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, questions about religion and the Constitution are at the center of our national debate. Join us for a conversation with legal experts from differing perspectives, including Stephanie BarclayElizabeth Clark, and Robin Fretwell Wilson, exploring what happens when religious liberty collides with anti-discrimination laws and regulations protecting LGBTQ and other minority groups.

Questions? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at 215-409-6785 or [email protected].

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