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Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs

Infamous imagery on display at the National Constitution Center


Famous photo of soldiers raising an American flag at Iwo Jima by Joe Rosenthal, winner of the 1945 Pulitzer Prize Credit: The Associated Press


October 11-December 31, 2013


View one of the most comprehensive collections of influential images during Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs at the National Constitution Center.

The traveling exhibition is made up of more than 150 photographs seen on the front pages of newspapers, in museums and on the covers of magazines.

Tracing triumphs and tragedies over the decades, the exhibition features every winner since the Pulitzer prize board began awarding the photography prize in 1942.

Arranged chronologically, the exhibition features iconic moments in history including U.S. Marines raising an American flag on Iwo Jima, a grieving Coretta Scott King with her daughter, a joyful reunion after the release of a Vietnam POW, haunting images from Hurricane Katrina and many more.

The exhibit, developed by the Newseum in Washington D.C., has made successful stops nationally and internationally including New York and Taiwan.

Please Note: Discretion is advised as some images in the exhibition may not be suitable for children.

Access to Capture the Moment is included with your admission to the National Constitution Center. For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, click the button below.

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