NLM @ Home LIVE!

Programs, Activities, and Events for Kids

Although the Museum is reopening to the public on October 16, we will continue to offer digital experiences for those who are not quite ready to return to the Museum in person. The National Liberty Museum invites you to explore ideas of liberty from home with a variety of both LIVE events and DIY projects. The list below are the upcoming LIVE programs, activities, and events in which children and parents can participate online with others. We invite learners of all ages to explore the NLM lessons below that focus on themes of respect, taking action and spreading liberty to all.

Sign up for email updates on the events below and much more, by clicking here!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:
DRAG QUEEN STORY TIME – Preschoolers
Grab a preschooler you know and join the National Liberty Museum and Miss Brittany Lynn for Drag Queen Story Time every second Tuesday of every month! Hear engaging stories about love, diversity, and acceptance with Miss Brittany Lynn, creator of the popular Drag Queen Story Time program that’s been performed throughout Philadelphia and surrounding areas. In addition to the fabulous stories, enjoy arts & crafts, snack time fun, and sing-a-longs with puppets as well!

These events are free, but pre-registration is required. To register for multiple dates of this event, click here. Register for individual dates below. These are streamed via our Facebook page here.

Tuesday, September 8, 11am, Theme: Back to School

Tuesday, October 13, 11am, Theme: Halloween
Register for the Oct. 13 event here.

Tuesday, November 10, 11am, Theme: Thanksgiving, Giving Back
Register for the Nov. 10 event here.

Tuesday, December 8, 11am, Theme: Winter/Winter Holidays
Register for the Dec. 8 event here.


LIBERTY LEARNING LIVE – ALL AGES

These events are live activities where children and parents can participate online with others. We invite learners of all ages to explore the NLM lessons below that focus on themes of respect, taking action and spreading liberty to all.

These events are free for members; $5 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. A Zoom link and password will be sent 1 hour before the lesson is set to start. See schedule for upcoming Liberty Learning Live Event(s) below:

Wednesday, October 17, 11am: Philly’s Freedom
Join an NLM educator to learn about the inspiring everyday heroes featured throughout our Museum and how they have championed liberty. All participants will get a special curated view of our new Philly’s Freedom exhibition and then participate in a hand-cut paper lesson led by Philly’s Freedom artist Rosa Leff (photo shown).    Register for Liberty Learning Live on October 17.

 

 

 

NLM reopens with a brand new exhibition focusing on freedom

NLM's newest exhibition explores what freedom means through a diverse collection of work from more than 50 Philadelphia artists. The Opening Weekend is October 16-18, 10AM-7PM. Museum members are invited to see it early.

Learn more and purchase your time tickets now.

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.

Join us for NLM's Virtual Gala & Glass Auction

Celebrate with us on Saturday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. from the comfort of your own home as our Gala & Glass Auction goes virtual! It's the National Liberty Museum's 20th birthday, and we're marking the occasion with an exciting live auction and unforgettable evening of fun activities.

Learn more and purchase your tickets now.

VIRTUAL NLM@Night

Although the National Liberty Museum is reopening, we will continue to offer varied and engaging digital experiences for those of you who are not quite ready to return to the Museum in person. Our Virtual NLM@Night series offers fun, engaging, and informative entertainment on the subject of liberty to adult audiences.

Click here to learn about upcoming events.

Do you know a first-responder who deserves special recognition?

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Awards of Valor presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS. This Award honors police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious community service. To learn more and submit a nomination, please click here.

Chevrolet supports first responders. Learn more.

Do you know a Healthcare Professional who deserves special recognition?

We are now accepting nominations for our 2020 Healthcare Heroes Award presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Awarded in four categories, Healthcare Heroes recognizes professionals in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have had a profound impact on others.

This year we are expanding the Community Hero Award category by including all those who participated in helping others in regard to the treatment of COVID-19. Learn more and nominate someone by clicking here.