The National Liberty Museum Awards

The National Liberty Museum puts its mission into practice by honoring people of all ages and backgrounds who make a difference in the lives of others.
We thank you for your interest in these programs and encourage you to participate. Winners are selected directly from nominations by people like you.


Healthcare Heroes
presented by TEVA

We are proud to launch the inaugural Healthcare Heroes Awards, presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. The international awards program recognizes inspirational
heroes in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have profoundly benefitted their patients, their field, and the global community. Learn more

 

Young Heroes Award
sponsored by TD Bank

Our Young Heroes Award program recognizes young people who have championed liberty through their actions. Learn More
National Liberty Museum Young Heroes Awards

Teacher as Hero Award
sponsored by State Farm

Our Teacher as Hero Award program honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Learn More
National Liberty Museum State Farm Partnership

Awards of Valor presented by Chevrolet

Our Awards of Valor program has publicly recognized more than 150 of Pennsylvania’s, New Jersey’s and Delaware’s bravest for remarkable acts of heroism and for serving as exceptional role models.
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National Liberty Museum Awards of Valor

Selma Speech & Essay Contest

With support from the John Templeton Foundation and in partnership with Paramount Pictures, we launched the national Selma Speech & Essay Contest in 2015 to engage U.S. high school students in thinking about the meaning of freedom. Learn More
National Liberty Museum Selma Essay Awards

 

An evening with 94WIP hosts
Ray Didinger and Glen Macnow

Join us on Tuesday evening, July 18, when Ray and Glen present the greatest sports movie clips of all time, focusing on the theme of “overcoming adversity.” Special guests include St. Joe’s Hawks Head Basketball Coach Phil Martelli; Flyers Great Brian Propp; and Voice of the Eagles & Philadelphia Legend Merrill Reese. Food, craft beer, spirits, and a live auction of sports memorabilia. Learn more and buy your tickets here.

Pride Month at NLM

During Pride Month (June 1-30, 2017), we are celebrating heroes in the LGBTQ+ community through highlighted exhibits and special events all month long. When you visit NLM, you’ll learn the stories of those who pushed for progress while helping to support programming that preserves freedom and equality for generations to come. Click here to learn more.

TD Bank Young Heroes Awards... Nominate someone today!

Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award have been extended to July 7. Learn more and submit your nomination today!

Transparency,
An LGBT+ Glass Art Exhibition

Opened on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this is the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It showcases the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick is among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.

NLM's 2017 Glass Auction & Gala

This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.

NLM Travel is headed to Wisconsin

Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.