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The Education Department is dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs for schools, families, and adult audiences. We invite you to share the kind of connection that opens eyes, touches hearts, and builds bridges that last a lifetime.

 For questions about programming options, call our Education Department today at 215-923-3811 x 158 or contact us by email at 

Special Education Event:

Regional Youth Summit -- Freedom Summer

NEW DATE: Thursday, February 20, 2014

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will hold a national youth summit February 5, 2014, at noon EST.  All teachers are encouraged to view the live broadcast in their own classrooms.  NMAJH and the African American Museum in Philadelphia will convene local students to watch the recorded broadcast and engage in conversations with veterans of Freedom Summer.  For more information, click here.


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