The National Liberty Museum is proud to announce the honorees for our 13th annual Teacher as Hero Awards . These exceptional educators will receive their Award at a ceremony at the Museum on Saturday, May 11. The recipients of our top three special honors will be revealed at that time.

Meet the 2019 Winners!

Robin Alozie, 9-12th grade, Liberty High School, Bethlehem, PA

Freda Anderson, 10-12th grade, Community Activism, The U School, Philadelphia, PA

George Daka, 10th and 11th grade, American History and Government, Bensalem Township High School, Bensalem, PA

Melissa DeClementi, 6-8th grade, Health & Physical Education and Character Education, Cinnaminson Middle School, Cinnaminson, PA

Kristen Degregorio, 9-12th Life Skills Support (Special Education), Frankford High School, Philadelphia, PA

Caroline Gimbel and Kathy Rafter, High School Special Education, Abington Senior High School, Abington, PA

Darrell Gravatt, 10-12th grade, Driver’s Education, Caesar Rodney High School, Camden, DE

Andrea Green, K-12th  grade, Music and Drama, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Philadelphia, PA

Bartholomew Poindexter, 10th grade, African American History, William W. Bodine High School for International Affairs, Philadelphia, PA

Gavin Sikorski, 6-8th grade, STEM Education, Southmoreland Middle School, Scottdale, PA

Sakita Tinsley, 10-12th grade, English/Multicultural Voices, North Penn High School, Landsdale, PA

Bob Wolf, 6-8th grade, Physical Education, Eagle View Middle School, Mechanicsburg, PA



Our special Holiday Pop-Up Shop is now open

The NLM's 2019 Holiday Pop-Up Shop will remain open through December 31. There is no admission fee for people who just come in to shop. And... if you spend $75 or more, your Museum visit is FREE!

Click here for complete information, including images of some of the wonderful artwork that may be available.

Are you a Museum member? If not, this is a great time to join. Members get an additional 10% off their entire purchase (some exclusions apply).

Give Like A Hero This Holiday Season

Each school year, the NLM's Young Heroes Outreach Program sends our educators directly into Philadelphia’s most underserved schools to teach students critical leadership skills and empower them to make positive changes in their school and community. This year our educators are teaching in twenty Title 1 schools, and more schools are waiting.

Click here to learn the remarkable things our Young Heroes have accomplished and how you can help us impact 5,000 more students!

We Can Be Heroes Exhibition –
Opening Reception

We Can Be Heroes is a multi-media art exhibition presented in conjunction with “Philly Loves Bowie Week" (PLBW) (Jan. 3-12). The Opening will be held on Friday, January 3, from 5:30-8:30pm.

We invite you to join us for refreshments, live music, poetry readings, and a first-look at this amazing exhibition. Learn more and register today.

Prohibition: 100 Years

One hundred years ago, Prohibition went into effect across the country. We invite to join us on Friday, January 17 at 7pm, when we explore the question of liberty and the government’s impact on both personal and business freedoms. You'll enjoy a night of libations, interactive activities, and learning about life in prohibition era Philly.

Learn more and purchase your ticket today

Learn about the 2019 Awards of Valor Honorees

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. The 2019 Awards have been presented to this year's honorees, Please click here for the names of the winners.

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