Press Release: “Art of the State” Exhibition Winners Announced

Press Release: “Art of the State” Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020. 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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Art of the State 2020

Art of the State 2020

Virtual Artists Conversations To coincide with this year’s Art of the State exhibition, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will be hosting virtual Artists Conversations. Once registered, the program can be accessed via a Zoom login will be provided via e-mail. Programs will be recorded and posted on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. 360 Virtual Tour How …

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Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 53rd Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 53rd Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State 2020. 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 State. …

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Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March: Why Not in Pennsylvania? Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage in the Keystone State, 1910-1920 Exhibit Opens, Sunday, March 1 Pennsylvania ratified the 19th Amendment a few weeks after Congress introduced the measure in June 1919, but the broader campaign to win votes for women …

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Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020 Juried Exhibition

Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020 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 2020. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. The exhibition will run from Sunday, June …

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Press Release: February 2020 Highlights

Press Release: February 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February: StoryTime: Max and the Tag-Along Moon, Friday, February 7, 10:30 AM The children’s book Max and the Tag-Along Moon by Floyd Cooper will be read in the museum’s Planetarium. After the story, children can explore the moon through the planetarium show Who Am …

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Press Release: January 2020 Highlights

Press Release: January 2020 Highlights

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2020: StoryTime: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished, Friday, January 3, 10:30 AM The children’s book Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros, about a bunny who solves a big problem using the scientific method, will be read in the museum’s Nature …

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Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2019: Museum Store Sunday, December 1, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM The State Museum Store will hold a storewide sale in conjunction with Museum Store Sunday, an event that includes more than 1,000 museum stores in all 50 states, 15 countries, and four …

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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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