Museum News

The Satell Institute, the world’s foremost THINK and DO Tank for corporate social responsibility, recently published an article about the National Liberty’s Museum’s Young Heroes Outreach Program. We greatly appreciate their positive assessment of this program and proudly share their thoughts. How a Nonprofit CEO is Turning Grade School Students and Donors into Heroes The […]

The National Liberty Museum is delighted to honor Bruce & Robbi Toll and Bill O’Flanagan & Michelle Toll-O’Flanagan as our 2018 Heroes of Liberty at the 19th Annual Glass Auction and Gala on October 6, 2018. Bruce and Robbi have supported the NLM’s mission for more than 25 years. The Museum celebrates the Toll family’s […]

On Friday, February 16, the National Liberty Museum hosted over 100 students, coaches, and directors from Hockey is for Everyone  programs across North America as part of the 2018 NHL Willie O’Ree Skills Weekend with the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the Philadelphia Flyers. Events also took place at the National Constitution Center, the […]

NLM’s year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program, which takes the Museum’s lessons on civic leadership directly into schools, is now entering the phase when the students choose a social issue that matters to them and plan Action Steps to address that issue. Students in the seventeen schools NLM currently serves have been brainstorming and researching issues […]

The NLM’s Selma Speech & Essay Contest was launched in December 2014 to engage U.S. high school students in thinking, writing and speaking about current issues of individual freedom and self-determination. It received generous support from the John Templeton Foundation and was conducted in partnership with Paramount Pictures and the film SELMA, which marked the […]

Bethany Kuster, who received the National Liberty Museum’s TD Bank Young Heroes Award in 2016, appeared on the Steve Harvey Show on Thursday, January 19, 2017, when Mr. Harvey honored several young people who make a difference in the lives of others. A 10-year-old from Pen Argyl, PA, Bethany was just in fourth-grade when she […]

Happy summer! The NLM is getting ready for our Glass Auction and Gala, our most important annual fundraiser. We are looking forward to seeing all the beautiful glass art that amazing artists are donating for this big event. This year’s event will be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown on September […]

There are many different ways to work with the medium of glass.  To help visitors appreciate the glass art they see, we have created an extensive exhibit called “Techniques.”  It features a selected body of work by renowned artists to show the different ways glass is used for art, including casting, cold-working, flame-working, glassblowing, fusing […]

The Young Heroes Outreach Program (YHOP) is already halfway through the school year! Many of the 13 participating schools this year are already finishing up the Training Phase of the program. In the first half of the year, students are trained through a standards-aligned curriculum that teaches the skills necessary to take steps toward positive […]

  • 1
  • 2