Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania to Host HomeSchool Day

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania to Host HomeSchool Day

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s upcoming HomeSchool Day offers visitors a chance to explore hands-on objects and crafts and to learn from curators, archivists and educators. The event, tailored for families and organizations that teach in a home setting, is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 13. Presentations from the Pennsylvania State …

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Press Release: March 2019 Highlights

Press Release: March 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March 2019: StoryTime: The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain, Friday, March 1 at 10:30 AM If you travel deep underground, what will you find? The Street Beneath My Feet by Charlotte Guillain explores the fascinating things that lie within our Earth. Using pages …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania to Host HomeSchool Day

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania to Host HomeSchool Day

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s upcoming HomeSchool Day offers visitors a chance to explore hands-on objects and crafts and to learn from curators, archivists and educators. The event, tailored for families and organizations that teach in a home setting, is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 13. Presentations from the Pennsylvania State …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Invite Artists to Enter “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019” Juried Exhibition

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Invite Artists to Enter “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019” 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 2019. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. The exhibition will run from June 23 to …

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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 Friday, December 28, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. At this family-friendly event, children and their families are invited to ring in the New Year. Kids can make crafts, play games, enjoy snacks, and have a special balloon made by Trist‘n …

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Press Release: December 2018 Highlights

Press Release: December 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its December 2018 program schedule, which includes a holiday sale, Noon Years celebration, and two new planetarium shows: StoryTime: Little Plane Learns to Write by Stephen Savage – Friday, December 7, 10:00 AM The children’s book Little Plane Learns to Write by award-winning author/illustrator Stephen Savage will be read in …

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2019 StoryTime Press Release: State Museum Photo Exhibit Demonstrates a Legacy of Innovation for Pennsylvania Photographers

Press Release: State Museum Photo Exhibit Demonstrates a Legacy of Innovation for Pennsylvania Photographers

The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection. This concisely edited exhibition, which opens with a free public reception on Friday, October 19, at 5:30 PM, showcases the artistry and creative approaches of 26 Pennsylvania photographers represented in The State Museum’s Fine Art Collection. Spanning nearly 80 years, the 29 photographs reveal …

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Press Release: September Highlights

Press Release: September Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2018: Archaeology at Kipona, Saturday, September 1 – Monday, September 3, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Archaeology staff of The State Museum will be on hand at the Kipona celebration on Harrisburg’s City Island, where they will feature the popular dugout canoe and …

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Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Next month, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming beginning Wednesday, September 26, and culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. Throughout the week-long celebration, visitors will have the opportunity to build their own diorama, walk …

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Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2018: StoryTime: Art by Patrick McDonnell, Friday, August 3, 10:00 AM The children’s book Art, by Patrick McDonnell, will be read in the Art of the State gallery for StoryTime, our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in …

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