Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday Charter Day 2017

Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday Charter Day 2017

Join the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) in celebrating the commonwealth’s 336th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 12, with free admission to many of the historic sites and museums along the Pennsylvania Trails of History. Pennsylvania was created when England’s King Charles II granted a charter to William Penn in 1681. Once each …

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Press Release: July 2016 Highlights

Press Release: July 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2016: Community FREE Day Mark your calendar. The State Museum is offering free admission on Saturday, July 30. July 2016 Learn at Lunchtime Learn at Lunchtime features a variety of engaging discussions and presentations. This program, included with general admission to The State …

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December 2014 Highlights

December 2014 Highlights

Program schedule for December 2014 – UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture: The State Museum of Pennsylvania opens a new photography exhibit, “UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture.” This unique exhibit features color documentary photographs taken by Betsy Manning, a Philadelphia-area photojournalist. Each photograph depicts buildings and designs from across the …

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June 2014 Highlights

June 2014 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2014: Art of the State: Opening:  The 47th Annual Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year’s show includes 122 pieces from 114 artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on …

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