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May 08, 2019, 13:41 ET Civil War And Reconstruction Exhibit To Open At The National Constitution Center

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 9, the National Constitution Center's new permanent exhibit Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and...


Jan 31, 2019, 09:00 ET Civil War and Reconstruction Exhibit To Have Permanent Home At National Constitution Center, Beginning May 9, 2019

On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center's new permanent exhibit—the first in America devoted to exploring the constitutional debates from...


Jan 02, 2019, 13:22 ET Sensory-Friendly Sundays Begin At The National Constitution Center In 2019

Today, the National Constitution Center announced plans to offer a more accessible museum experience for individuals of all abilities and their...


Jul 26, 2018, 20:25 ET George W. Bush And Laura Bush To Receive National Constitution Center's 2018 Liberty Medal

Today, the National Constitution Center announced it will award its 30th annual Liberty Medal to President George W. Bush and former first lady Mrs....


Jul 09, 2018, 13:05 ET On The 150th Anniversary Of The 14th Amendment, The National Constitution Center Announces New Exhibit, Theater Performance, And Podcast Series

Today, on the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, the National Constitution Center announced a series of initiatives to...


Apr 10, 2018, 11:19 ET National Constitution Center Quarterly Events Calendar, April - June 2018

This spring, the National Constitution Center highlights the man behind the musical, Alexander Hamilton. In conjunction with the Center's newest...


Jan 18, 2018, 09:00 ET National Constitution Center Expands Continuing Legal Education Credit Offerings To Various States For In-Person Town Hall Programs And On-Demand Programs

The National Constitution Center is now offering Continuing Legal Education credit for select America's Town Hall programs. These CLE programs, which ...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:00 ET National Constitution Center Quarterly Events Calendar, January - March 2018

The National Constitution Center kicks off 2018 by bringing the Constitution to life for visitors of all ages through interactive programs and...


Apr 09, 2015, 04:32 ET Thought Leaders From Across The Political Spectrum Discuss Freedom At The National Constitution Center

On Monday, April 13, Thomas Jefferson's birthday, the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia will bring together the top conservative, liberal, ...


Dec 08, 2014, 02:54 ET National Constitution Center Receives $5.5 Million Grant From John Templeton Foundation To Expand Civic Literacy

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a Headquarters for Civic Education, has...


Dec 08, 2014, 02:29 ET The Bill of Rights Comes to Philadelphia on Bill of Rights Day, December 15, Launching a Three-Year Exhibition at the National Constitution Center

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, a new exhibition featuring a rare, original copy of the U.S. Constitution's Bill of ...


Mar 24, 2014, 10:51 ET Philadelphia's Stripes And Stars Festival Commemorates Joint Birthdays Of The U.S. Flag And Army

From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country's greatest institutions—the...


Mar 10, 2014, 02:44 ET National Constitution Center Reveals Crowd-Sourced 28th Amendment

The people have spoken. Throughout the month of February, the National Constitution Center asked visitors both onsite and online via social media and ...


Nov 21, 2013, 10:52 ET Avoid The Shopping Mall: Plan A Visit To Independence Mall This Holiday Season

This year, avoid mall traffic, long lines, credit card debt, and unnecessary gift-giving stress. Instead, create a unique and lasting holiday memory...


Sep 10, 2013, 09:20 ET Hillary Rodham Clinton Receives National Constitution Center's 2013 Liberty Medal

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was honored by the National Constitution Center this evening with the 2013 Liberty Medal. Clinton...


Jun 27, 2013, 02:00 ET Hillary Rodham Clinton To Receive National Constitution Center's 2013 Liberty Medal

The National Constitution Center announced today that Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will receive the 2013 Liberty Medal in...


May 22, 2013, 11:00 ET National Constitution Center To Display Original Copy Of The Bill Of Rights

As part of a landmark, 100-year agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The New York Public Library, the National Constitution Center...


May 06, 2013, 01:40 ET Jeffrey Rosen Named President And CEO Of The National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center Board of Trustees announced today that it has appointed law professor, distinguished legal commentator, and former...


Dec 06, 2012, 01:15 ET John Ellis Bush To Become Chairman Of National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center announced today that Governor John Ellis "Jeb" Bush has been elected Chairman of the Center's Board of Trustees. His ...


Sep 13, 2012, 08:05 ET Muhammad Ali Receives National Constitution Center's 2012 Liberty Medal

A true champion of freedom, Muhammad Ali received the National Constitution Center's 2012 Liberty Medal tonight in a star-studded ceremony marking...


Aug 30, 2012, 12:44 ET Celebrate 225 Years Of The Constitution At The National Constitution Center

Since its signing on September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution remains an enduring, relevant document that inspires the world. As headquarters of the ...


Aug 17, 2012, 01:30 ET David Eisner To Step Down As President And CEO Of National Constitution Center

David Eisner announced today that he will step down as President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, effective October 31. Eisner, who...


Jul 31, 2012, 10:30 ET The Twenties Will Roar As The National Constitution Center Debuts Dazzling Exhibition On Prohibition

The era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and real-life legends like Al Capone and Carry Nation will come vividly to ...


Jul 05, 2012, 12:30 ET Muhammad Ali To Receive National Constitution Center's 2012 Liberty Medal

As the centerpiece of the nationwide celebration of the U.S. Constitution's 225th anniversary, the National Constitution Center's 2012 Liberty Medal...


Apr 11, 2012, 12:05 ET National Constitution Center Invites Americans to Deliver a Six-Word Stump Speech

Over the years, presidential hopefuls have spoken concise, memorable six-word phrases during stump speeches delivered on the campaign trail. Now, the ...