Every day is an opportunity to shape what our country becomes. Civic Season helps us reflect on “how we got here,” widen the lens on our story, and add our voices to the choir.
Our everyday actions shape our communities and our country. Share what you stand for with this iconic, custom Civic Season poster designed by the Show of Hands team at the historic Globe Collection and Press. Click in the text field to add what you stand for, drag it into place, then save your image and share. Don’t forget to tag #CivicSeason!
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Navigating this Independence Day can feel hard. How can we spend the holiday doing something meaningful, intentional, and rejuvenating?
Civic Season helps us reckon with the reality of our democracy: that we have yet more promises unfilled, but we also have the power to inform and shape our country.
To celebrate, we offer 20 everyday steps anyone can take this Civic Season – or any season – to build a more modern, robust democracy.
A group of directors representing some of the nation’s largest and most influential history museums gathered to talk about how we might best work together.
Posters used to be a primary means of communication. It was an inexpensive way to communicate to everyday people.
What I find most impressive about Civic Season, along with the broader efforts of Made By Us, is that is offers such a fantastic example of meeting people where they are.
It was one thing for me to read about the military conclusion to the Civil War, but it was another thing entirely to stand in front of the table and chairs used by both Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant.
“The idea is, we’ve never been perfect, it’s always been hard, and people have always had to work at it,” says Sheffield Hale, the center’s president and CEO.
Through Utah's Civic Season we are better able to understand the past and use it to shape the future.
The City of Madison Common Council passed an honoring resolution on Tuesday.
This year's Design Fellows share their Civic Season bucket list items.
A themed series of civics-related programs and events in June and July to engage younger generations in the role of American democracy.
It’s 2006, I’m six and we’re watching ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ on the portable TV in the car.
The bottom line is that today’s issues are only solvable by a broad coalition of interested and engaged people.
Historical thinking is anything but a binary exercise. The truth is that we are defined by everything honored during Juneteenth and celebrated on July 4th
History is made by everyday people who spend five minutes helping a neighbor unload groceries, 30 minutes researching their ballot, or an hour attending a school board meeting.
At the museum, we have developed an active and dynamic visitor experience—creating a space alive with conversation that creates community.
Nia Mosby, Adam Rozan, Bronte de Cardenas and Trizha Loren Aquino share about the 2022 Civic Season.
An inspired addition to your table — and your citizenship— from Monticello
Civic Season is a new summer tradition between Juneteenth and July 4th to explore what we stand for.
Think of it as Coachella meets democracy plus…you guessed it…some delicious pizza provided by Pizza to the Polls.