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



We Can Be Heroes Exhibition –
Call to Artists

Philly Loves Bowie Week (January 3-12) is an annual volunteer production created by a family of committed fans of the superstar David Bowie who felt it was important to gather together as a community to celebrate a truly one-of-a-kind performer. The National Liberty Museum will be participating in these Bowie-themed events with an exhibition in our GlassAccess Gallery called, We Can Be Heroes.

Artists who use glass, clay, paint, pencil, video, and other materials are invited to submit their works which relate to the general theme of David Bowie. Learn more and apply to participate today.

Destined for the Stars
by Ricky Bernstein

Destined for the Stars, a solo exhibition of painted glass, aluminum, and mixed media wall-reliefs. will be on display in our GlassAccess Gallery from August 2 - December 2, 2019. In this limited-time show, artist Ricky Bernstein celebrates victories over life’s everyday challenges, making the point that we are all heroes in our own right. Don't miss the opportunity to see this colorful and imaginative display. Learn more.

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.

Chevrolet supports first responders. Learn more.

Read and Romp

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.

The upcoming Read & Romps will be held on Monday morning October 21. Check our events calendar for complete details.