Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces February Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces February Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2019: StoryTime: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires, Friday, February 1 at 10:30 AM The children’s book The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires will be read in Nature Lab. The story is about a little girl who has …

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

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

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will celebrate the commonwealth’s 338th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 10, with a rare display of William Penn’s original charter and documents relating to the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. In addition, PHMC will offer free admission …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces February Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces February Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2019: StoryTime: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires, Friday, February 1 at 10:30 AM The children’s book The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires will be read in Nature Lab. The story is about a little girl who has …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2019: StoryTime: Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre, Friday, January 4 at 10:30 AM The children’s book Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre will be read in Mammal Hall with an activity in Nature Lab to follow. StoryTime …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2018: StoryTime: Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky, Friday, November 2, 10:00 AM The children’s book Every Autumn Comes the Bear will be read in the museum’s Mammal Hall near the black bear diorama. The reading will be followed by an …

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Press Release: State Museum to Honor World War I Centennial with Veterans Day Bell Ringing and Uniform Display Opening

Press Release: State Museum to Honor World War I Centennial with Veterans Day Bell Ringing and Uniform Display Opening

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will honor the centennial of the end of World War I on Sunday, November 11 with a ceremonial bell ringing and the opening of a new display. The museum will host a Bells of Peace ceremony at 11:00 A.M. on the ground-floor outdoor promenade, adjacent to North Street, with the …

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Art of the State 2014 Winners

Art of the State 2014 Winners

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2014,” an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of the state’s established and emerging artists. Awards were given in painting, photography, sculpture, craft and work on paper. The William D. Davis Memorial Award for Drawing and The …

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Art of the State 2013 Winners

Art of the State 2013 Winners

Art of the State® is an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania’s established and emerging artists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Cumberland, Philadelphia, Somerset, and Washington counties. Special awards went to artists from Bucks and Lancaster counties. The winners were chosen from 131 finalists and more than 1,900 submissions. …

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Art of the State 2012 Winners

Art of the State 2012 Winners

Art of the State®, a special annual exhibition, is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Bedford, Bucks Dauphin, Delaware and Lancaster counties. Special awards went to artists from Centre, Lackawanna, Luzerne and York and counties. The winners were selected from among 115 finalists of the …

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Art of the State 2011 Winners

Art of the State 2011 Winners

The 2011 winners were selected from among 133 finalists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Berks, Schuylkill, Westmoreland and Cumberland counties. Special awards went to artists from Philadelphia, Dauphin, Chester, Juniata and Montgomery counties. Photography 1st prize – Lydia Panas, Kutztown, Berks Co., Figs (also awarded Best in Show) 2nd prize – Heather Joy Puskarich, …

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