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April 22, 2013

Reminder: The National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Comes To An End On Sunday, April 28

Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the National Constitution Center’s marquee exhibition American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition while it’s still in town. The super-popular exhibit, which has received press from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, ends its six-month run this Sunday, April 28. Next stops include St. […]

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April 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Beer At The National Constitution Center, Sister Act At The Academy of Music, First Night Of The Cinedelphia Film Festival And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Cheers To Beer Tasting Event […]

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April 2, 2013

Raise A Glass To The Final Days of American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition This Thursday Night At The National Constitution Center’s Cheers To Beer Tasting Event

Mark your calendars, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the National Constitution Center comes to a close on Sunday, April 28. The museum hosts its final affair in its American Spirits event series this Thursday night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. celebrating the implementation of the Beer Act of 1933, which legalized […]

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March 12, 2013

Celebrate Spring Break At The National Constitution Center With An Array Of Roaring Twenties Programming, March 25-April 7

The National Constitution Center’s marquee exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition will soon be ending its run, but not before some great last events. The programming will start on Monday, March 25 and run through Sunday, April 7, and will center around 1920s-inspired activities, events and crafts. Events The Roaring ’20s Show […]

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January 17, 2013

Art In The Age Of Prohibition, A Collaborative Exhibit Between Art In The Age And The National Constitution Center, Opens January 22

Exciting news alert! The National Constitution Center is teaming up with Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction for a limited time exhibit, Art in the Age of Prohibition. The exhibit is in conjunction with the NCC’s popular exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Art in the Age of Prohibition will display […]

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January 16, 2013

The National Constitution Center Recognizes The Anniversary Of The 18th Amendment With Special Programming In Connection With American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition, Today, January 16

This may still be hard to swallow but exactly 94 years ago today, January 16, 1919, the United States ratified the 18th Amendment, which outlawed the manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating liquors. In less than the amount of characters allowed in a Tweet today (112 to be exact), the constitutional amendment began a 13-year […]

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January 2, 2013

Deal Feed: Get Joint Admission To The Franklin Institute And National Constitution Center All Month Long

All January long, the Franklin Institute and National Constitution Center are offering joint tickets for their faithful patrons. Check out the Franklin Institute’s featured exhibit Titanic and the National Constitution Center’s featured exhibit American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition for the price of one from January 2-31. Both exhibits are hugely popular, and […]

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December 3, 2012

Xfinity Live And The National Constitution Center Team Up To Host A Repeal Day Party, Wednesday, December 5

If Philadelphia embraces one underappreciated American “holiday,” it’s Repeal Day. December 5, 1933 marked the end of prohibition, and every year bars throughout the city raise their glasses on December 5 to the right to make a proper toast with celebrations and drink specials aplenty. This year, XFINITY Live! brings something a little different to […]

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November 19, 2012

Iron Hill Chestnut Hill To Host A Pop-Up Speakeasy In Partnership With The National Constitution Center’s Prohibition Exhibition, Wednesday, November 28

The National Constitution Center’s very cool Prohibition exhibition American Spirits is up and running, with 5,000 square feet of more than 120 rare artifacts and a re-created speakeasy complete with a bar, dance floor, bandstand, and powder room. Even cooler, the exhibition is franchising itself with awesome partnerships throughout the city, including the first-ever SEPTA […]

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November 8, 2012

Take A Prohibition Cocktail Tour Of Philadelphia With City Food Tours; National Constitution Center Visitors Get A Special Discount

In conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibition, City Food Tours is taking booze enthusiasts on a Prohibition-themed tour of Philadelphia. At each spot on the tour, you’ll get a taste of the drinks people were sneaking back in the day including The Southside, Al Capone’s personal […]

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