Kids & Families Events Collection

 

We invite you to enjoy our prerecorded collection of programs for kids & families which were previously featured on our events calendar.

 

Drag Queen Story Time: Black History Month Edition – Kids age 4-8
Miss Brittany Lynn and her friends read books about diversity and acceptance by their favorite Black authors, including the notable Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.

 

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Drumming Up Love with Positive Movement – Kids all ages
Philadelphia’s own Positive Movement provides a music-making program about love, unity, and diversity. The Group’s founder and director Tony Royster, aka Mr. Y Not, shows you how to make your own drumsticks. He then demonstrates a few simple beats you can try out at home using everyday household items as drums.

 

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Drag Queen Story Time: Then and Now – Kids age 4-8
Miss Brittany Lynn, creator of the popular Drag Queen Story Time program, is joined by her best bud Matty and other interesting characters to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She focuses on the theme of service by reading stories like The Youngest Marcher and Sometimes People March.

 

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Standing Up, No Matter How Small – Kids age 6-12
How can you make your voice heard in 2021? Follow along as we share inspiring stories of children taking action and explain how you can use your First Amendment Rights to stand up for liberty. Then, use one of our templates to create your own liberty-inspired poster!  Click here for a pdf of the templateClick here for downloadable google slides of the template.

 

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Liberty Learning Live Art Workshop with Rosa Leff – Kids age 4-11
There are all kinds of ways we can make a difference in the world. In this prerecorded conversation and workshop about liberty, kids and their grown-ups can make and create change with their own art. Artist Rosa Leff shows you how to make your very own superhero cape to wear as you change the world!

 

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A Members-Only Event:
Strength & Fragility Exhibition Preview

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.

Programs for Kids & Families

The NLM offers a full calendar of live and pre-recorded virtual programs for kids and their families. We invite you to join us as we explore the themes of respect, taking action and spreading liberty to all.

Upcoming Events Include:
Celebrate Women's History Month with Live and prerecorded programs, Saturday & Sunday, March 20-21

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to learn more.

VIRTUAL NLM@Night

The Museum offers a wide variety of engaging digital experiences. Our Virtual NLM@Night series includes fun and informative entertainment on the subject of liberty specifically for adults.

Upcoming Events Include:
How to Be a Badass Lady of Liberty, Tuesday, March 16, 5pm

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Learn about NLM's Virtual Field Trip Programs

Looking for fun and educational virtual experiences for your students this school year? Let the National Liberty Museum’s educators bring liberty to life through tours, group discussions, games, crafts, and more that tell the amazing stories of ordinary people who did extraordinary things in the name of freedom and equality.

You'll find complete information here.

Support the Next Generation of Heroes

Each school year, we send NLM educators directly into Philadelphia’s most underserved schools to teach students critical leadership skills, such as courage, integrity, responsibility, respect, and most important, empathy. We show them that they have the power through their First Amendment Rights to use these skills to make positive changes in their school and community.

Help us continue to bring this program to as many students as possible.
Click here to donate now.

NLM Honors Outstanding Educators in the Delaware Valley and Beyond

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.

Police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders are honored

The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 15th annual Awards of Valor, presented by Your Local Chevrolet Dealers, via a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. The event included several notable keynote speakers and was attended by the honorees, their families and colleagues,

Learn more here about their impressive and inspirational stories.

NLM Honors Medical Professionals

The National Liberty Museum is proud to host its annual Healthcare Heroes Awards, presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. This international awards program recognizes inspirational heroes in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have profoundly benefited their patients, their field, and the global community.

The 2020 Awards Ceremony was held virtually on December 3.
Click here to learn about the honorees.

NLM honors 14 inspiring students from across the country

The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 20th annual TD Bank Young Heroes Awards with a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 12. The ceremony honored 14 inspiring students, ages 18 and younger, who identified an area where liberty was lacking and took action to make positive change in their local schools or communities.

Learn about these amazing young people here.