May 2015 Highlights

May 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania announced its program schedule for May 2015: 3rd in the Burg: Join David Dunn, the Director of The State Museum on Friday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, for a sneak peak at the renovations currently underway in Mammal Hall. Dunn will discuss the restoration, cleaning, and new interpretive …

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February 2015 Highlights

February 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2015: Inaugural Exhibit of Pennsylvania Art: The State Museum of Pennsylvania is honored to be hosting the “Inaugural Exhibit of Pennsylvania Art” featuring the works of both iconic artists from Pennsylvania’s history and a diverse array of talented living artists from across the …

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December 2014 Highlights

December 2014 Highlights

Program schedule for December 2014 – UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture: The State Museum of Pennsylvania opens a new photography exhibit, “UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture.” This unique exhibit features color documentary photographs taken by Betsy Manning, a Philadelphia-area photojournalist. Each photograph depicts buildings and designs from across the …

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November 2014 Highlights

November 2014 Highlights

The State Museum program schedule for November 2014: UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture: The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents “UnCommon Modern: A Pennsylvania Glossary of Midcentury Architecture,” a new photography exhibit. This unique exhibit features color documentary photographs taken by Betsy Manning, a Philadelphia-area photojournalist. Each photograph depicts buildings and designs from across the …

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October 2014 Highlights

October 2014 Highlights

The State Museum program schedule for October 2014: Art and Barriers: The Susquehanna Art Museum presents “Art and Barriers” in the DOSHI Gallery at The State Museum of Pennsylvania through Dec. 7. Artists have long been at the forefront of social change through revolutionary and, at times, subversive means of transcending both physical and hidden …

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September 2014 Highlights

September 2014 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2014: Art and Barriers: The Susquehanna Art Museum presents “Art and Barriers” in the DOSHI Gallery at The State Museum of Pennsylvania through Dec. 7. Artists have long been at the forefront of social change through revolutionary and, at times, subversive means of …

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August 2014 Highlights

August 2014 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2014: Art and Barriers: The Susquehanna Art Museum presents “Art and Barriers” in the DOSHI Gallery at The State Museum of Pennsylvania through December 7, 2014. Artists have long been at the forefront of social change through revolutionary and, at times subversive. Contemporary …

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July 2014 Highlights

July 2014 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2014: Art of the State: The 47th Annual “Art of the State” is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year’s show includes 122 works from 114 artists from 30 counties. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, …

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June 2014 Highlights

June 2014 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2014: Art of the State: Opening:  The 47th Annual Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year’s show includes 122 pieces from 114 artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on …

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State Museum Opens Special Exhibit “A Fondness for Birds: Pennsylvania’s Alexander Wilson”

State Museum Opens Special Exhibit “A Fondness for Birds: Pennsylvania’s Alexander Wilson”

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will open the special exhibit “A Fondness for Birds: Pennsylvania’s Alexander Wilson,” to the public on Friday, May 16, 2014. Hailed as the first artist-writer to scientifically capture and document American birds from life in naturalistic poses, Wilson’s published work preceded John James Audubon’s famous illustrations by a decade. The exhibit, …

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