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Art of the State 2020

  Due to the COVID-19 crisis, The State Museum is closed to visitors until further notice.  The staff is working remotely and monitoring the Art of the State program.  At this time, we will be following the timeline posted when we opened the entry process.   The jurors are still reviewing the entries.  No later than …

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The State Museum Store hiring seasonal, non-permanent position

The State Museum Store hiring seasonal, non-permanent position

The State Museum Store at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Downtown Harrisburg Retail with a mission in an educational setting Supplement your income by working in The State Museum Store during our busy school tour and tourist seasons. Retail experience and excellent customer service skills required High School Diploma Basic math skills, ability to count …

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Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday with Display of William Penn’s Charter, Black History Documents, and Free Admission to PA Trails of History Sites and Museums

Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday with Display of William Penn’s Charter, Black History Documents, and Free Admission to PA Trails of History Sites and Museums

  The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will celebrate the commonwealth’s 339th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 8, with a rare display of William Penn’s original 1681 charter. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 15th Amendment, the Pennsylvania State Archives will also exhibit two rarely seen documents: Pennsylvania’s …

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Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March: Why Not in Pennsylvania? Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage in the Keystone State, 1910-1920 Exhibit Opens, Sunday, March 1 Pennsylvania ratified the 19th Amendment a few weeks after Congress introduced the measure in June 1919, but the broader campaign to win votes for women …

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Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020 Juried Exhibition

Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020 Juried Exhibition

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation invite artists and artisans to submit applications to exhibit their work in Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. The exhibition will run from Sunday, June …

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Press Release: February 2020 Highlights

Press Release: February 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February: StoryTime: Max and the Tag-Along Moon, Friday, February 7, 10:30 AM The children’s book Max and the Tag-Along Moon by Floyd Cooper will be read in the museum’s Planetarium. After the story, children can explore the moon through the planetarium show Who Am …

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Press Release: January 2020 Highlights

Press Release: January 2020 Highlights

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2020: StoryTime: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished, Friday, January 3, 10:30 AM The children’s book Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros, about a bunny who solves a big problem using the scientific method, will be read in the museum’s Nature …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Noon Years Celebration

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Noon Years Celebration

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will present its annual Noon Years celebration on Monday, December 30 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This family-friendly event, which culminates with the museum’s famous firefly and balloon drop in Memorial Hall at noon, will be held at the museum during special Monday hours. In addition to the firefly and balloon …

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