Liberty to Go to See

Audition announcement

Liberty to Go to See returns next month, tickets on sale now! Liberty to Go to See returns this June with in-person, outdoor performances! Cliveden’s award-winning dramatic event takes audiences on a journey through the lives of the Chew family and the men and women – black, white, enslaved, and free – who worked for the family…

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Employment Opportunity: Interpreter


Cliveden is seeking Interpreters for the 2022 tour season! Join us to help share diverse narratives and foster conversations about Germantown’s rich history. As front-line staff, responsibilities include acting as an ambassador while on site and providing guided tours during events for visitors. Interpreter training will occur in April prior the start of the tour…

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BabyWordplay returns March 21st!


BabyWordplay returns to Cliveden’s grounds Monday, March 21, 2022 at 10am! Join them on March 21st and every Monday morning at 10am for an hour-long class filled with stories and play. Classes are geared towards infants to children 4 years of age. Register for class today at!

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Finding Black Families: Recording Available


2022 Cliveden Conversation Series Cliveden, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the African American Genealogy Group collaborated for the program Finding Black Families: Stories from The Chew Family Papers on Tuesday, February 22nd. The conversation discussed discoveries of Black families, free and enslaved, who labored for the Chew family found in the Chew Family Papers. …

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Cliveden’s Green Space Survey

green space

We Need Your Help! Cliveden is a participating site for Historic Germantown’s pilot project, Activating Green Spaces, supported by the William Penn Foundation. The program seeks to increase the community’s access to and use of the green spaces available and promote community equity and engagement with the following sites: Cliveden, Stenton, Historic Rittenhouse Town, and the…

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Cliveden’s 2020 Annual Report

Main house and lawn.

Cliveden’s 2020 annual report is now available. 2020 was a challenging year, but Cliveden’s staff found innovative ways to share Cliveden’s diverse history, welcome the public back to the grounds, and continue our preservation work on the property. To learn more about our work last year, click here.

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