NLM @ Home LIVE!

Programs, Activities, and Events for Kids

While we are all connecting and learning from a distance, 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 which children and parents can link into to participate in learning experiences 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:
LIBERTY LEARNING LIVE – ALL AGES
Wednesday, August 5, 10am: Crafting Freedom
Wednesday, August 12, 10am: Philadelphia Reimagined
Wednesday, August 19, 10am: Crafting Freedom
Wednesday, August 26, 10am: Philadelphia Reimagined

These events are FREE, however pre-registration is required. A Zoom link and password will be sent 1 hour before the lesson is set to start. To register for multiple August events, click here. To register for individual events, please use the links below.

Wednesday, August 5, 10am: Crafting Freedom
Join Educator Lyssa Horvath as she kicks off a month-long journey to explore the 1st Amendment. Learn how freedom of expression is represented inside of the National Liberty Museum. Investigate the importance of freedom of expression through the story of Latchezar Boyadjiev. Explore how different artists have interpreted freedom in their work and even make your own piece of art! Everyone will be invited to submit their artwork for a chance to be included in a part of the NLM’s newest exhibition, Philly’s Freedom!

Wednesday, August 12, 10am: Philadelphia Reimagined
Join NLM Educator Leah Coppage Gross as she explores artistic expression and 1st Amendment Rights through a Philly lens. View curated art pieces from the National Liberty Museum and from around the city. Investigate the importance of freedom of expression through stories and art of those who do not have that right. We will challenge you to use your own freedom of expression to reimagine the iconic LOVE Park statue as you see it. Submit your piece for a chance to be featured in the upcoming Philly’s Freedom exhibit. REGISTER HERE.

Wednesday, August 19, 10am: Crafting Freedom
Join Educator Maureen Murray as she takes you on another deep dive as you continue to explore the many facets of the 1st Amendment. This week, you will investigate the importance of freedom of expression through story of the NLM’s Jellybean People sculpture. Discover different ways to express yourself artistically while discussing this piece’s focus on conflict resolution. Join local Philadelphia artists in crafting what conflict resolution and freedom looks like to you. Again, you can submit your artwork, for a chance to be a part of the Philly’s Freedom exhibit! REGISTER HERE.

Wednesday, August 26, 10am: Philadelphia Reimagined
Join NLM Educator Lyssa again as she discusses the concept of artistic expression and the 1st Amendment. View curated art pieces from the National Liberty Museum’s Forbidden Freedom exhibition as well as other important art from around Philadelphia. To close, you will be challenged to use your freedom of expression to reimagine Philly’s own Liberty Bell. Submit your reimagined piece, for a chance to be featured in the upcoming Philly’s Freedom exhibit. REGISTER HERE.


 

 

 

NLM's Summer Pop-Up Event, August 13-20

Beat the heat and join the National Liberty Museum for our Summer Pop-Up Event! For an entire week, you are invited to browse our silent auction and bid on more than 20 pieces of beautiful glass artworks from the NLM’s collection. Then, the Pop-Up Event week concludes with a live auction during our Cocktails with a Cause program on August 20 at 5 p.m.

A link to participate will be available starting August 13. Learn more.

Sponsorships now open for our exciting virtual gala!

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. Proceeds from the Gala support our education and outreach both at the Museum and via our new digital learning. This year we are dedicating a special portion of funds raised to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Several sponsorship levels available. All offer many benefits and a wonderful evening to share with your invited guests. Learn more here.

Young heroes demonstrate their leadership at a virtual Civics Fair!

At the end of each school year, the NLM's Young Heroes Outreach Program, which brings the Museum’s civic leadership curriculum directly into area schools, holds a grand celebration to showcase the Social Action Projects created by all of the participating schools. This year the celebration was a VIRTUAL event and their projects are available for viewing on this website!

Click here to see the inspiring work of these 4th through 8th grade students, who clearly understand their ability to make a difference!

VIRTUAL NLM@Night

As we all practice social distancing, the National Liberty Museum is proud to offer fun, engaging, and informative entertainment through our Virtual NLM@Night series. Each week, these events will ask audiences to imagine liberty and the impact of everyday heroes.

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 teacher who deserves special recognition?

We are now accepting nominations for our 2020 Teacher as Hero Award. This yearly recognition program, sponsored by State Farm®, honors outstanding educators in the Delaware Valley. To learn more and submit a nomination, please click here.

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.