Press Release: Pennsylvania State Archives to debut World War I poster collection at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Press Release: Pennsylvania State Archives to debut World War I poster collection at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – A new display from the Pennsylvania State Archives featuring its historic collection of World War I-era posters will open next month at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania At War: World War I Posters from the Pennsylvania State Archives will commemorate the anniversary of the U.S. involvement in World War I by …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State 2017

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street Invite Artists to Enter Art of the State 2017

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Jump Street invite artists from across Pennsylvania to apply by Tuesday, February 28 for the opportunity to exhibit their work in Art of the State®: Pennsylvania 2017. Celebrating its 50th year, Art of the State® is the annual, juried exhibition held at The State Museum of …

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Press Release: December Highlights

Press Release: December Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2016: Nature Lab Programs Hands-on experiments focusing on science topics are held bi-weekly. All programs are included with general admission to the Museum. Color and Light, Friday, December 2 at 11:30 PM  Learn about light, energy and heat and how they play a …

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Pennsylvania At War

Pennsylvania At War

Pennsylvania at War Commemorates two of the 20th century’s greatest conflicts, World War I and World War II, and explores their impact at home and across the globe, through stories and related artifacts from the collections of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). PHMC has incorporated the #PAatWar hashtag in our social media postings …

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Press Release: November 2016 Highlights

Press Release: November 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2016: Nature Lab Programs Hands-on experiments focusing on science topics are held bi-weekly. All programs are included with general admission to The State Museum. Birds and Their Beaks, Friday November 4 at 11:30 AM Explore through hands-on demonstrations and experiments how birds have adapted …

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Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania hosts “Sixty Years with the Seven Lively Artists: 1956-2016”

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania hosts “Sixty Years with the Seven Lively Artists: 1956-2016”

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will host a special exhibit, “Sixty Years with the Seven Lively Artists: 1956-2016.” This exhibit celebrates 60 years of art by The Seven Lively Artists, the longest-running, active painting group in the United States. Works on display will include 91 pieces by 25 different artists, and features works by the …

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Press Release: August 2016 Highlights

Press Release: August 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2016: Scott Weidensaul presents Mountains of the Heart: A Natural History of the Appalachians Join us on Sunday, August 7 at 2 PM as renowned author and naturalist Scott Weidensaul discusses his book Mountains of the Heart: A Natural History of the Appalachians. This …

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Press Release: Naturalist Scott Weidensaul to Speak at The State Museum

Press Release: Naturalist Scott Weidensaul to Speak at The State Museum

Renowned author and naturalist Scott Weidensaul will discuss his latest book Mountains of the Heart: A Natural History of the Appalachians at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 7 in the State Museum’s auditorium. This presentation is included with regular admission to the Museum. Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation members (including State Museum Affiliates) and members of the …

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Winners Announced for “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2016” Exhibition

Winners Announced for “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2016” Exhibition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2016,” 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 State …

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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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