Glass artwork, from artists like you, is central to the Museum’s identity. We use glass art throughout the Museum, and in our outreach programs as well, to inspire dialogue around key issues relating to liberty and the power of self-expression through art. That is why an auction devoted to glass art is an essential source of our funding. Our Tours and Workshops for Youth, Teacher Professional Development Workshops, Diversity and Inclusion Training, and the year-long Young Heroes Outreach Program are all funded through our annual Glass Auction & Gala.
We would be extremely grateful if you would provide a piece to include in our Glass Auction this year. If you have any questions, feel free to email us or call us at 215-925-2800 ext. 117 or 115.
Here’s a sample of the artwork that will be featured in this year’s auction – items not to scale.
The entire DONATION AGREEMENT can be completed online below. There are five sections in the form. Here is what you will be asked to provide. We suggest you have everything ready to upload before you begin.
2. Terms of Agreement — The terms are included directly on the online form or you can print this pdf. You will be asked if you accept the terms as you complete the form.
3. Bio — You will be asked to upload a bio of 125 words max in MS Word format for our Auction catalog.
4. IRS W-9 Form — Click here for printable form. If you are a US resident who chooses to receive funds from the sale of your artwork, you will be asked to upload your signed W-9 form.
5. Image of donation for the Auction catalog
(300 dpi jpeg, min. 5”x7”) — You will be asked to upload a photo of your donation, or you may request that NLM photographs your work for you.
If you prefer to use a printed form and register via email, click here for a pdf.
Join Lila Liberty on her quest to spread acceptance and kindness by helping her collect her "Super Hero Gadgets" throughout the Museum. This self-guided experience will encourage your child to understand how qualities like empathy, integrity, responsibility, and courage define what it means to be a Hero.
Lila Liberty’s Hero Quest is available between 1-3pm every Saturday and Sunday beginning on December 1, It is included in the cost of admission. Learn more.
Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included.
Check our events calendar for upcoming Read & Romps beginning on December 3, 2018.
GiveBack Workshops at NLM are a unique way of volunteering and the perfect spark to activate your family’s sense of empathy, respect, and responsibility, the character traits that make someone a true hero of liberty. A different GiveBack Workshop is held once each month on a Saturday morning. You and your children will work together to complete a “make-and-donate” activity specifically designed by the partner organization for that month.
Check our events calendar for all the upcoming GiveBack Workshops –and the organizations with whom we are partnering– beginning on January 12, 2019.
This season, the National Liberty Museum is creating a special Holiday Shop in our newly renovated Museum Store. It will feature a one-of-a-kind collection of gifts, including festive glass ornaments, fair trade handmade jewelry, unique stocking stuffers, and much more. Click here for dates and details.
This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. The 2018 Awards Ceremony was held on September 12. Our honorees' inspiring stories will be displayed in a Museum exhibit and on our 2018 Awards of Valor page in the coming weeks. Please check back shortly,
Chevrolet supports first responders. Learn more.
Our 2018 Glass Auction & Gala was held on Saturday, October 6 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown! With more than 350 guests from near and far, we're proud to share that this was one of our most successful Auctions yet! All proceeds directly benefit the thousands of children who participate in our education and outreach programs.
Photos of this exciting event are now available for viewing.
We thank everyone who supported our most important fundraiser of the year.