Press Release: September 2017 Highlights

Press Release: September 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2017: StoryTime: Leafman by Lois Ehlert – Friday, September 1 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Gather with us at the woodland scene in Ecology Hall to talk about Autumn. Enjoy the story Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert and help us create a Leaf …

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Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2017: StoryTime: Roadwork by Sally Sutton Friday, July 7 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Gather with us in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exhibit to learn about our first “super-highway”. Enjoy our story, Roadwork by Sally Sutton, and sing about the big construction trucks used …

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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: Finalists for 50th “Art of the State”

Press Release: Finalists for 50th “Art of the State”

The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 50th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition, Awards Set for June 11 Finalists have been announced for 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 …

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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: February Highlights

Press Release: February Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2017: StoryTime: Over and Under the Snow, Friday, February 3 10:00 – 11:00 AM Join us as we learn about the winter woods in Ecology Hall.  We’ll listen to Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner and discover how animals …

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Press Release: January Highlights

Press Release: January Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2017: Holiday Closure: The State Museum will be closed Sunday, January 1, 2017. Nature Lab Programs Hands-on experiments focusing on science topics are held bi-weekly. All programs are included with general admission. Creatures of the Night, Friday January 13 11:30 AM – 12:30 …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces a Noon Year’s Celebration

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces a Noon Year’s Celebration

The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents the 11th anniversary edition of its popular “Noon Year’s” celebration. Join museum staff, volunteers and other junior revelers and their families from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Friday, December, 30 for an exciting opportunity to “ring in” the New Year. Museum visitors will have an opportunity to make …

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Press Release: Beth Hager Appointed Director

Press Release: Beth Hager Appointed Director

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has appointed Beth Hager to the role of director of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Hager has served as acting director since March 2016.  As director, Hager will oversee the general administration of operations and programs at The State Museum.  Hager’s daily duties call for the supervision of the …

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