Members Tour of the exhibition Philadelphia 1864: The Year of Decision

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for an exclusive Members Tour of the exhibition Philadelphia 1864: The Year of Decision

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Heritage Center at the Union League
140 South Broad Street

Tours will be given by Heritage Center Director John Meko and Director of Education and Programs Jim Mundy. The exhibition features 24 rare objects from the History Museum's collection.

Tell Your Northern Liberties Story!

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Location: Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Neighborhood Library, 600 W. Girard Avenue · Philadelphia, PA 19123-1311  

Add your voice to the “Stories of Northern Liberties” book that is part of the exhibit Northern Liberties: From Word’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca and the People in Between located in the Museum's Community History Gallery.

Young Friends History Happy Hour at Dock Street

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Calling all Young Friends of the Philadelphia History Museum! Join us at the Dock Street Brewing Company- first round of drinks is on us!

The evening will feature a tour of the brewery, the opportunity to connect with other young professionals with a passion for history, and information on the Museum's annual Cocktails in the Courtyard garden party.  

Not a Young Friend? Join today!

Conversations: Northern Liberties in Words and Film

Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 2:00pm

Readings about Northern Liberties by Matt Ruben, Nathaniel Popkin, Stephan Salisbury, Elaine Krasnow Ellison, and Harry Kyriakodis. Film Screening: Northern Liberties: Destitute Urban Carnival Reborn! By John Thornton, a 30- minute film made in 2011 about Northern Liberties.

Registration is required. Click here to register. Ticket includes access to all Museum galleries.

APT Lecture Series: Philadelphia, Today & Tomorrow

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Philadelphia, Today & Tomorrow
Meryl Levitz, President and CEO of Visit Philadelphia
Alan Greenberger, Deputy Mayor for Planning

APT Lecture Series: The Parkway & the Modern City

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Parkway & the Modern City
David Brownlee, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

APT Lecture Series: The Civil War & the Great Centennial

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Civil War & the Great Centennial
Anthony Waskie, Professor, Temple University

APT Lecture Series: The Industrial City

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Industrial City
Jeffrey Cohen, Senior Lecturer at Bryn Mawr College

APT Lecture Series: Slavery, Freedom & Leadership

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Slavery, Freedom & Leadership
Diana D. Turner, Curator, Charles L. Blockson Collection

APT Lecture Series: Early Capital to Athens of America

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Early Capital to Athens of America
Charlene Mires, Professor of History at Rutgers University and co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia