Press Release: Unique Gifts from Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites on Sale

Press Release: Unique Gifts from Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites on Sale

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) will host the Holiday Marketplace from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 16 and from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM on Friday, November 17 in the Village Square of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Open to local residents and employees working in or near the Capitol Complex, the …

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Press Release: Noon Year’s Celebration

Press Release: Noon Year’s Celebration

The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents the 12th annual edition of its popular Noon Year’s Eve celebration. Join museum staff, volunteers and other junior revelers and their families from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday, December 29 for an exciting opportunity to “ring in” the New Year. Visitors will have an opportunity to make …

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Press Release: Unique Gifts from Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites on Sale

Press Release: Unique Gifts from Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites on Sale

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) will host the Holiday Marketplace from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 16 and from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM on Friday, November 17 in the Village Square of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Open to local residents and employees working in or near the Capitol Complex, the …

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Press Release: Exhibit Opening Pennsylvania Bird’s-eye Views of T.M. Fowler

Press Release: Exhibit Opening Pennsylvania Bird’s-eye Views of T.M. Fowler

A new exhibit featuring hand-drawn bird’s-eye views of Pennsylvania cities and towns will open Saturday, November 18 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. A special exhibit preview is offered Friday, November 17 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM for participants in 3rd in the Burg, Harrisburg’s monthly celebration of art and culture. Admission to the …

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Press Release: October 2017 Highlights

Press Release: October 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for October 2017: Pennsylvania Turnpike Event, Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 PM Join us for an insider’s historical look at the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The event will take place at The Pennsylvania Turnpike: America’s First Superhighway, an award-winning exhibit that is part of the museum’s popular …

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Press Release: “Night of the Great Pumpkin” 2017

Press Release: “Night of the Great Pumpkin” 2017

The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents “Night of the Great Pumpkin,” a family-friendly Halloween event on Friday, October 13 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Children and their families are encouraged to arrive in costume and ready to enjoy educational activities, Halloween crafts and games. Please refrain from wearing masks or bringing candy as each …

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Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Earns National Award of Merit

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Earns National Award of Merit

Harrisburg, PA – A permanent exhibit at The State Museum of Pennsylvania featuring the history of the Pennsylvania Turnpike has earned national recognition. The Leadership in History committee of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has selected The State Museum as its 2017 Award of Merit winner. The honor specifically recognizes the …

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Press Release: September 2017 Highlights

Press Release: September 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2017: StoryTime: Leafman by Lois Ehlert – Friday, September 1 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Gather with us at the woodland scene in Ecology Hall to talk about Autumn. Enjoy the story Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and help us create a Leaf …

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Press Release: August 2017 Highlights

Press Release: August 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2017: StoryTime: Perfect Square by Michael Hall – Friday, August 4 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Join us for a tour of select works in the 50th Annual Art of the State exhibit to discover shapes in art. Enjoy our story, Perfect Square by Michael …

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Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2017: StoryTime: Roadwork by Sally Sutton Friday, July 7 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Gather with us in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exhibit to learn about our first “super-highway”. Enjoy our story, Roadwork by Sally Sutton, and sing about the big construction trucks used …

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Press Release: Winners Announced for 2017 Art of the State

Press Release: Winners Announced for 2017 Art of the State

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2017. Art of the State is an annual juried exhibition that has been showcasing the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968. The body of art that has been exhibited reflects half a century of …

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