The NLM offers a full calendar of live and pre-recorded virtual programs for kids and their families that you can do from home. We invite you to join us as we explore the themes of respect, taking action and spreading liberty to all. Check back often, as new programs are added frequently.
Drag Queen Story Time: Yes, She Can!
Tuesday, March 9, 11am. This event is free. Registration is required.
Join Miss Brittany Lynn for a celebration of the women and girls who made history. We’ll begin with the ABCs of amazing women with A is for Awesome. We’ll be inspired by the story of Black female mathematicians in Hidden Figures and by many brave women who never gave up in She Persisted. Then celebrate the “you” in yourself with I am Jazz. As part of the program, you and Miss Brittany Lynn will Zoom into the virtual NLM for a look at our special exhibition Philly’s Freedom.
Drag Queen Story Time takes place the second Tuesday of every month. Registration is required for each session. You will receive a link to join the activity prior to the starting time. Register for the March 9 event here.
Kids & Families at NLM: A Weekend Celebrating Women’s History Month, Saturday & Sunday, March 20-21, 2021
Join us all weekend as NLM celebrates women’s liberation through inspiring stories and moving artwork. Registration is required as noted below. Participation includes both online and Zoom access. The weekend of events is listed below.
Drag Queen Story Time: Yes She Can! (prerecorded)
Saturday & Sunday, March 20 & 21, All-day online access. This event is free.
For those who may have missed her on March 9, here’s another chance to join Miss Brittany Lynn and her friends all weekend for an exciting line-up of books that celebrate women and girls! This event is free. The prerecorded stories will be available on March 20 & 21.
Liberty Learning Live: Express Herself
Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 1 PM. This event is “Pay as You Wish.”
Who runs the world? Girls do! Express yourself in this virtual art adventure featuring the women artists in our Philly’s Freedom exhibition.* Join in a do-it-yourself art activity and make an identity collage that celebrates what makes you…YOU!
This event is recommended for children ages 4-12. The fee is “Pay as You Wish.” Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to join the activity prior to the starting time.
*The Artwork shown is Setting Course for the Deep by Rosalind Nzinga Vaughn-Nichol.
NLM Members are invited to join us on Thursday, March 25 at 5pm for a virtual preview of the Museum’s newest exhibition Strength and Fragility: The Story of the NLM led by NLM CEO Gwen Borowsky. The centerpiece of the exhibition is this magnificent 9-feet-high glass canopy entitled the “Peace Portal.” The evening includes a cocktail demonstration by Teakwood Tavern and concludes with an artist-guided immersive sound bath experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to view the exhibition before it opens to the public – become a member today!
You'll find complete information on NLM@Night, including a link to membership opportunities.
The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 14th annual Teacher as Hero Award sponsored by State Farm® with a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 24. The ceremony honored 10 inspiring teachers who make a difference in the lives of their students. To mark the occasion, State Farm Representatives, National Liberty Museum leadership, friends and family gathered via Zoom to celebrate the accomplishments of these exceptional educators.
Learn their stories here. TO NOMINATE SOMEONE FOR THE 2021 AWARDS, CLICK HERE.