Press Release: November 2019 Highlights

Press Release: November 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2019: StoryTime: Rainbow Crow, Friday, November 1, 10:30 AM The children’s story Rainbow Crow, the traditional Lenape legend as retold by Nancy Van Laan, will be read and dramatized in the museum’s Archaeology Gallery. Young visitors will then experience the music of the …

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Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2019: Archaeology at Kipona, Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM State Museum archaeology staff will be on hand at the Kipona celebration on Harrisburg’s City Island, where they will feature the popular dugout canoe and discuss the …

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Press Release: August 2019 Highlights

Press Release: August 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2019: StoryTime: Mix it Up! Friday, August 2, 10:30 AM The children’s book Mix it Up! by Herve Tullet will be read in celebration of Art of the State. Young visitors will have an opportunity to enjoy the story and then explore “mixing …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Manned Landing on the Moon

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Manned Landing on the Moon

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with “Moon Madness” from July 17 to 21. Cases in the museum will display space-themed toys, moon rocks, meteorites, and space monkey Miss Sam’s chair from the Project Mercury mission. Even a great-horned owl that hunts …

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Press Release: Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019 Exhibition Winners Announced

Press Release: Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019 Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019. 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 more than a half …

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Press Release: July 2019 Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Press Release: July 2019 Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

State Museum of Pennsylvania July Highlights Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2019: Museum Closure, Thursday, July 4 The State Museum will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, July 4, and will reopen with regular hours …

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The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 52nd Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition, Awards Set for June 23

The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 52nd Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition, Awards Set for June 23

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019. 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 over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Invite Artists to Enter “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019” Juried Exhibition

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Invite Artists to Enter “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019” Juried Exhibition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation invite artists and artisans to submit applications to exhibit their work in Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2019. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. The exhibition will run from June 23 to …

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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 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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