State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State: 2018 Juried Exhibition

State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State: 2018 Juried Exhibition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street invite artists and craftspeople to apply to exhibit their work in Art of the State®: Pennsylvania 2018. The annual juried exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania boasts a tradition of exhibiting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. The exhibition will run from …

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Press Release: February 2018 Highlights

Press Release: February 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2018: StoryTime: Spectacular Spots by Susan Stockdale by Friday, February 2 10:00 AM Gather in Ecology Hall for our story Spectacular Spots by award-winning author/illustrator Susan Stockdale.  Discover why spots are helpful to animals and join our scavenger hunt to search for spotted …

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T.M. Fowler’s Pennsylvania Bird’s-Eye Views

T.M. Fowler’s Pennsylvania Bird’s-Eye Views

‘Every Thing of Interest Shown’: T.M. Fowler’s Bird’s-Eye Views of Pennsylvania, 1885-1905, on exhibit now through May 6 on the first floor of The State Museum, showcases a series of bird’s-eye views, or panoramic maps, of Pennsylvania communities as they appeared during the late 19th century. This exhibit features 32 original lithographic prints from a …

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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: November 2017 Highlights

Press Release: November 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s program schedule for November 2017: StoryTime: Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton by Friday, November 3 10:00 AM Gather with us in Paleontology at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 3 and explore a collection of dinosaur bones with our Museum’s paleontologist. Enjoy our story Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by …

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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: 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: State Museum of Pennsylvania Offers Artist Conversations for Harrisburg’s Gallery Walk

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Offers Artist Conversations for Harrisburg’s Gallery Walk

To complement the 50th Anniversary of Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will host its third and final installment of its “Artist Conversations” series on Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 PM. This special tour will be held in conjunction with Harrisburg’s annual Gallery Walk. Artist Marie Manski and Collections Advancement Project Curator …

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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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Press Release: June 2017 Highlights

Press Release: June 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2017: StoryTime: Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer, Friday, June 2, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Gather with us outside under the trees (weather permitting) to celebrate this year’s PA One Book, Every Young Child featured selection: Daniel Finds a Poem by …

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