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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Press Release: Invite to Artists to Enter Art of the State 2017

Press Release: Invite to 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: 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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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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Finalists for Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition, Awards Set for June 26

Finalists for Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition, Awards Set for June 26

  Finalists have been announced for “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2016,” an exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania’s established and emerging artists. The 49th annual exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, June 26 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania with an awards ceremony at 1:00 PM and an opening reception …

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Press Release: June 2016 Highlights

Press Release: June 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2016: Summer 2016 Nature Lab: Meet the Experts This summer, take a staycation to The State Museum of Pennsylvania where you’ll discover interactive, hands-on learning experiences guided by specialists in fields ranging from archaeology to environmental protection. Museum curators and representatives of various …

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Invites Artists to Apply for Art of the State: 2016 Juried Exhibition

State Museum of Pennsylvania Invites Artists to Apply for Art of the State: 2016 Juried Exhibition

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania invites artists from across Pennsylvania to apply by Monday, February 29 for an opportunity to showcase their work in Art of the State®: Pennsylvania 2016, a juried art exhibition. The exhibition will run from June 26 to September 11 at The State Museum in Harrisburg. Artists who …

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September 2015 Highlights

September 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s program schedule for September 2015: Art of the State and Artist’s Conversations: Join artist Lauren Litwa Holden, winner of The State Museum of Pennsylvania Purchase Award, and David Dunn, Director of The State Museum, on Sunday, September 13 at 2:00 PM, during Gallery Walk, for a discussion on the Art …

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