Hamilton Education Program Online Now Available for Schools with 6th–12th Graders

The Hamilton Education Program Online (#EduHamOnline) is now available to all schools with students in grades 6–12 in the 2020–2021 school year. Completely adaptable for remote or hybrid learning, the program encourages students to use their newfound knowledge to create original pieces—a song, rap, spoken word, or scene—at the end of their remote or physical classroom studies on the founding era using primary source documents like those Lin-Manuel Miranda used in writing... Read more

The Gilder Lehrman History Shop Offers Mugs, Bags, Posters, and Apparel with Collection Images

The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s new History Shop features favorites from the Gilder Lehrman Collection that we hope will be of interest to our friends and supporters. Start your morning with American history with these and many other coffee mugs featuring Gilder Lehrman Collection images. In 1968, Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress. The poster from Shirley Chisholm's 1972 campaign to be the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the... Read more

Summer 2021 Professional Development with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute and its partners are excited to offer three different ways for teachers to learn with us in the summer of 2021.All of these programs will offer access to renowned scholars, discussion with skilled master teachers, and interaction with colleagues from around the country via synchronous and asynchronous activities.You can choose the option (or options!) that best fits your interests, needs, and schedule.PD FOR SUMMER OF 2021Teachers SeminarsCouncil on Foreign... Read more

First Newsletter of 2021

Spring 2021 has been a time of reflection for all of us as we passed the one-year mark of the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This first newsletter of 2021 marks that progress and celebrates all that we who strive to learn from history value most. Highlights include Black Lives in the Founding Era The Gilder Lehrman Institute Gala Summer Professional Development for Teachers Public Programs Special Events, including upcoming talks with Annette Gordon-Reed and Henry Louis... Read more

2021 Teacher Seminar Registration Now Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s Teacher Seminars offer K–12 educators the opportunity to work with the nation’s top American history professors and work in-depth with primary sources. This summer, we’re pleased to offer educators the opportunity to study with eminent historians in multiple seminars. Now in its 27th year, our Teacher Seminars will take place online and include Between 12 and 15 hours of video lectures by leading historians... Read more