Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Welcome to The State Museum’s virtual learning landing page! We have resources for all ages and audiences. Take a look, click on through to videos, blogs, resources and more! Curiosity Kids ages 1-5 Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While …

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State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives Meet staff curators, educators, designers, and community partners in these video chats with Director Beth Hager about exhibits, collections, behind-the-scenes, and their favorite things at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Interview with Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond exploring temporary exhibit Picturing a More Perfect Union: Violet Oakley’s Mural Studies for the Pennsylvania …

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Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Welcome to The State Museum’s virtual learning landing page! We have resources for all ages and audiences. Take a look, click on through to videos, blogs, resources and more! Curiosity Kids ages 1-5 Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While …

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Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

You may not be able to visit us at  The State Museum of Pennsylvania right now,  so we are bringing Pennsylvania to you.   Each Wednesday this summer we will feature a different  Pennsylvania  State symbol.   Find out about its selection and connection to Pennsylvania.  Watch, explore and send us your questions. July 1      State Animal: White-tailed Deer     White-tailed Deer …

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Gulielma Penn’s Portugal Cake Cork Art Activity Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids is a program for 3-5 year olds that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While we are all staying safe at home we want to make sure you and your curious kids have access to some fun activities. Take a look and be curious! …

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Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars Deer Button Game 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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