NLM @ Home LIVE!

Programs, Activities, and Events for Kids

While NLM is temporarily closed, we offer a wide variety of digital experiences for kids and their families. The National Liberty Museum invites you to explore ideas of liberty from home with 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, 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, unless otherwise noted. 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:

Tuesday, November 24, 4pm: Philly’s Freedom
What does freedom look like to you? Explore this question with museum educator Lexi Jennings as she explores freedom of expression through art during this hands-on after-school program for children and families. Afterward, join Rosa Leff, an artist from the NLM’s newest exhibition, Philly’s Freedom: Artists Speak Out, as she shows what freedom looks like to her with a fun paper-cutting art demo. Register for Liberty Learning Live on Tuesday, November 24.

 

Tuesday, December 8, 4pm: Philly’s Freedom
What does freedom look like to you? Join NLM educator Izzy Lopez as she explores this question through the work of Nobel prize winner, Wangari Maathai, founder of the Greenbelt Movement— an organization dedicated to promoting environmental conservation as well as self and community empowerment. Afterward, join Rosalind Vaughn-Nichol, an artist from the NLM’s newest exhibition, Philly’s Freedom: Artists Speak Out, as she continues the theme of conservation by demonstrating how she uses recycled and repurposed items in her mixed media collage art. Register for Liberty Learning Live on Dec. 8.

 

Tuesday, December 22, 4pm: Philly’s Freedom
What does freedom look like to you? Explore this question with museum educator Lexi Jennings as she explores freedom of expression through art during this hands-on after-school program for children and families. Afterward, join Rosa Leff, an artist from the NLM’s newest exhibition, Philly’s Freedom: Artists Speak Out, as she shows what freedom looks like to her with a fun paper-cutting art demo. Register for Liberty Learning Live on Tuesday, December 22.

 

 

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.

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.

VIRTUAL NLM@Night

While the Museum is temporarily closed, we will continue to offer varied and engaging digital experiences. Our Virtual NLM@Night series offers fun and informative entertainment on the subject of liberty for 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.

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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.