Liberty League Individual Giving

When you join the National Liberty Museum’s Liberty League, you join a community of inspired citizens who care about critical, timely issues of liberty in our community and around the world and are committed to helping our next generation of adults become empathetic and responsible leaders. Your generous annual gift provides vital, unrestricted financial contributions for our mission and community programs.

Choose a level that works for you and enjoy privileges including invitations to major NLM events, behind the scenes opportunities and special recognition. Contact Peggy Sweeney at psweeney@libertymuseum.org or call 215-925-2800, ext.116.

  1. Friend of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $1,500–$2,499, you will enjoy the following privileges:

    • Invitation for two to our annual donor appreciation holiday party
    • Unlimited admission for two individuals (and children within household)
    • Exclusive members-only programs and lectures throughout the year
    • Invitations to exhibition previews
    • Free family programs for kids of all ages
    • 10% discount in the NLM Market
    • Inclusion in our donor recognition materials
  2. Supporter of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $2,500–$4,999, you will enjoy all Friend of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Opportunity to host a small private event or meeting at the NLM with 25% rental fee discount
    • Public recognition onsite at the NLM and in our donor recognition materials
    • Opportunity for a customized private tour for you and up to ten guests
    • One complimentary yearlong membership ($250 Associate level) for you to give to a friend
  3. Steward of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $5,000–$9,999, you will enjoy all Supporter of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Opportunity to host an private event or meeting, small- or large-scale, at the NLM with 25% rental fee discount
    • Personal tour of the NLM with our leadership for you and up to 10 of your guests
    • Ability to bring two additional guests to all membership events
  4. Patron of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $10,000–$14,999, you will enjoy all Steward of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a school scholarship program at the NLM and opportunity to meet our students
    • Yearlong 25% rental fee discount for any events or meetings
    • 2 guest tickets to our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Unlimited tickets to the Museum for you and your guests
  5. Leader of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $15,000-$24,999, you will enjoy all Patron of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a Leader of Liberty NLM exhibit during the term of your philanthropic partnership
    • VIP guest seating for 2 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Discounts on Travel by NLM domestic and international VIP travel opportunities
  6. Benefactor of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $25,000-$49,999, you will enjoy all Leader of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Exclusive named school sponsor of yearlong Young Heroes Club program
    • VIP guest seating for 4 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Host your private events or meeting at the NLM event spaces with no rental fee (whenever space is available)
  7. Hero of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $50,000 or more, you will enjoy all Benefactor of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a significant Benefactor of Liberty NLM exhibit during the term of your philanthropic partnership
    • VIP guest seating for 4 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Prominent recognition for public programming at the NLM, such as free admission days

Big Ideas for Little Learners: Exploring friendship through storytelling

Join us with your family, on Saturday, June 9 at 11am, for an engaging exploration of friendship, acceptance, respect, and kindness. Using puppets, props, and lots of imagination, author and illustrator Staci Schwartz will lead an interactive reading of her book, The New Bear on the Block. Your family will receive their very own signed copy of the book, along with a special Hide-and-Seek Adventure Map of the National Liberty Museum personally designed by Staci. Learn more.

Sound + Vision Exhibition on Display April 6 - June 10

Sound + Vision explores the influence of music on contemporary glass art and the inextricable connection between music and visual arts. Featuring the works of 29 artists and collaborative teams, Sound + Vision showcases figurative representations of instruments, experimental glass instruments, and multimedia sculptural works inspired by both musical experiences and legends. Learn more.

Learn about our exciting Closing Event for this exhibit.

Shown: Violin by Etai Rahmil. Photo by Steven Toney.

"Pay What You Wish" and Special Activities on Memorial Day

Honor, explore, and be inspired this Memorial Day. At the National Liberty Museum you’ll discover stories of both military heroes and ordinary citizens who contributed to preserving our country’s liberty. There are special activities for adults and children throughout the day, including military trivia and a creative kids' workshop. All activities are included with your "Pay What You Wish" admission. Learn more.

Art Workshops for Kids in May and June

Join us on various weekend days in May and June when we will be offering art workshops for kids in conjunction with our Sound + Vision Exhibit. Workshops are free with Museum admission. Preregistration is required. Check our Event Calendar for details.

Lecture by the Foreign Policy Research Institute

In our next session, on Wednesday, June 6, our guest is Sheri E. Berman, professor of political science at Barnard College. Berman’s main interests are European politics and political history, democracy and democratization, globalization, and the history of the left. Her two books have examined the role played by social democracy in determining political outcomes in 20th-century Europe. Learn more and register day.

Young Heroes Award

This annual awards program, sponsored by TD Bank, recognizes young people who have taken leadership roles in their schools or communities to bring about positive social change. Each year we look for young people who have engaged in civic activities, promoted respectful resolutions to conflict, advocated for diversity, and much more. Nominations for 2018 are now open. Learn more and nominate a deserving young person today.

Awards of Valor

This annual awards program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. Nominations for 2018 are now open. Learn more