Past Events

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Kick off the 2018 summer season and join Roger Daltrey performing The Who's 'TOMMY' with members of The Who Band (guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, guitarist Frank Simes, keyboardist Loren Gold, bassist Jon Button and drummer Scott Devour) and The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on June 19th. Witness the seminal rock opera like you've never heard it before!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Laurence Tribe, leading constitutional scholar and author of To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, joins co-author Joshua Matz for a deep dive into the history and future of presidential impeachment.

Program attendees can now pre-order books by featured Town Hall speakers with a 25% discount when registering. Pre-ordered books will be available for pickup at registration upon arrival. Copies of To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment will also be available for sale at the museum before and after the program.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate the summer by getting to know your fellow artists! Join us for another Asian American Artists Town Hall to get a sneak peek of new works, network, and pitch your projects, events, and artistic opportunities or just introduce yourself!

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the founding members of Ch1l3 a digital country_ as they launch their final tour of the U.S. here in Philadelphia on the evening of June 18th. Representing the 7th ranked Digital Nation in the world* and the best country to do business with in Latin America**, network with leaders of Chile’s technology sector and learn how they’re pioneering Latin America’s connectivity and technology infrastructure.

Registration is free.

Chilean IT Delegation:

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Benjamin C.S. Boyle’s Voyages (world premiere)
Robert Convery’s Voyages

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

This annual event, hosted by the Johnson House Historic Site in Germantown, commemorates the passing and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery in the United States.

Features all day family oriented activities: freedom walk and parade, panel discussion examining a pressing community social issue, historical reenactments, food and drink marketplace, performance arts, exhibits, vendor marketplace, information resource tables, and guided historic tours.     

FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Caribbean Heritage Festival & Parade
Celebrating Caribbean American Heritage Month 2018

We would highly recommend this family event to family, friends, or co-workers celebrating youth at the Caribbean Heritage Festival in Philadelphia.

Youth Groups, Bands, Cultural Organizations encourage to join us in celebrating in the parade. 

National & International groups welcome

City of Philadelphia Sponsored Event

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell
Mayors Commission of African & Caribbean Affairs

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

On Saturday, June 16, the National Constitution Center will participate in Philadelphia’s city-wide Disability Pride Celebration. Activities will begin on the Center’s front lawn at 10 a.m. with a special flag raising ceremony, arts and craft activities, and speeches.   At 11 a.m. the Disability Pride Parade kicks-off from Independence Mall and continues down Market Street to Dilworth Plaza, where the celebration continues with additional performances and special guest speakers. 

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

In honor of the 51st anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in all U.S. states.

Introducing The Loving Project Study Guide: A teacher resource to accompany the podcast of interviews with interracial couples living in Greater Philadelphia https://lovingproject.com/.

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

On Saturday, June 16, the National Constitution Center will participate in Philadelphia’s city-wide Disability Pride Celebration. Activities will begin on the Center’s front lawn at 10 a.m. with a special flag raising ceremony, arts and craft activities, and speeches.   At 11 a.m. the Disability Pride Parade kicks-off from Independence Mall and continues down Market Street to Dilworth Plaza, where the celebration continues with additional performances and special guest speakers

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Discover and explore six historic houses, their architecture and history, and Fairmount Park, on this fun and engaging 3.5-hour scavenger hunt!

Purchase tickets before May 7 to receive a $5 Early Bird discount!

Participants will meet at Lloyd Hall at 9:00AM on Saturday, June 16. Each participant will receive a FREE small coffee courtesy of Cosmic Cafe (redeemable at Cosmic Cafe in Lloyd Hall the morning of the event.)

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Learn about the cultural significance of adornment and jewelry in the ancient world by examining jewelry from the archaeological site of Ur (in modern day Iraq). Dr. Jane Hickman, jewelry scholar and editor of the Museum’s Expedition magazine, speaks about the beautiful objects found at Ur, now on display in the Middle East Galleries. Afterwards, you can try your hand at creating your own piece of splendor based on these ancient designs.

$40 per guest.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Do you have questions regarding the benefits of having an Italian Dual Citizenship? Although there are several advantages that come with this designation, applicants need to understand what dual nationality really means in order to make an educated decision.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Please join us in recognition of Immigrant Heritage Month to celebrate their essential role in building a better Philadelphia and United States for all. Our program will recognize local immigrants who shared their powerful stories with AL DÍA as part of a six-month editorial project shedding light on the U.S. immigrant experience.

Guests will enjoy a welcome networking reception with live Latin music from Groupo Minas, hors d'oeuvres and open bar provided by Garces Group before the program.

Speakers

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country’s greatest institutions — the American flag and the U.S. Army. The Stripes and Stars Festival takes place annually on June 14 at locations throughout Independence National Historical Park and Historic Philadelphia, including Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, and the National Constitution Center. Events include flag raising ceremonies, a patriotic parade, giant flag folding demonstrations, and a moving naturalization ceremony.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Delaware County Symphony under the baton of Music Director Joseph Caminiti welcomes Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz from NBC 10 TV as a special guest conductor to open the 2018 Rose Tree Park Summer Music Festival on Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 pm with a Free Summer Concert of classical music.

The concert opens with excerpts from the rhythmic West Side Story, to the emotionally moving Porgy and Bess, to the beautiful Capriccio Espagnol by Russian born Rimsky-Korsakov and more.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

This export compliance seminar is a one-day program bringing together experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce, BDP International, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Morgan Lewis to provide training on export filing requirements.

All those involved in the export process should plan to attend this invaluable event:

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Constitution Center will bring together former fellows—Holly Brewer, Risa Goluboff, and Lea VanderVelde—to discuss the battle over race and equality across American history, from the Founding to Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Revolution.

This event is presented in partnership with the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Constitution Center will bring together former fellows—Holly Brewer, Risa Goluboff, and Lea VanderVelde—to discuss the battle over race and equality across American history, from the Founding to Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Revolution. This event is presented in partnership with the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.