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: October 2016 Highlights

Press Release: October 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for October 2016: Archaeology at Fort Hunter State Museum archaeologists will be wrapping up their annual excavation at Fort Hunter between October 3 and October 7, 2016. Archaeologists will be on-site, weekdays between 10 AM and 3 PM. The public is welcome to visit. Learn at …

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October 2015 Highlights

October 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for October 2015: New Exhibit: “The Pennsylvania Turnpike: America’s First Superhighway”: The first in a series of modular upgrades to the museum’s popular second floor gallery opens to the public on October 2. This new exhibit highlights the Turnpike’s contribution to the ongoing quest to …

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Night of the Great Pumpkin Activities – October 17

Night of the Great Pumpkin Activities – October 17

Children and their families are invited come in costume to The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s “Night of the Great Pumpkin,” 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17. The free celebration, offers face painting, crafts, snacks and story time for children. This special event coincides with “3rd in the Burg,” Harrisburg’s monthly arts and entertainment …

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October 2014 Highlights

October 2014 Highlights

The State Museum program schedule for October 2014: Art and Barriers: The Susquehanna Art Museum presents “Art and Barriers” in the DOSHI Gallery at The State Museum of Pennsylvania through Dec. 7. Artists have long been at the forefront of social change through revolutionary and, at times, subversive means of transcending both physical and hidden …

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