Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday with Display of William Penn’s Charter and Women’s Suffrage Documents, Free Admission to PA Trails of History Sites and Museums

Press Release: Celebrate Pennsylvania’s Birthday with Display of William Penn’s Charter and Women’s Suffrage Documents, Free Admission to PA Trails of History Sites and Museums

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will celebrate the commonwealth’s 338th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 10, with a rare display of William Penn’s original charter and documents relating to the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. In addition, PHMC will offer free admission …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2019: StoryTime: Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre, Friday, January 4 at 10:30 AM The children’s book Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre will be read in Mammal Hall with an activity in Nature Lab to follow. StoryTime …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Noon Years Celebration

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Noon Years Celebration

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania will present its annual Noon Years celebration on Friday, December 28, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. At this family-friendly event, children and their families are invited to ring in the New Year. Kids can make crafts, play games, enjoy snacks, and have a special balloon made by Trist‘n …

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Press Release: December 2018 Highlights

Press Release: December 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its December 2018 program schedule, which includes a holiday sale, Noon Years celebration, and two new planetarium shows: StoryTime: Little Plane Learns to Write by Stephen Savage – Friday, December 7, 10:00 AM The children’s book Little Plane Learns to Write by award-winning author/illustrator Stephen Savage will be read in …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2018: StoryTime: Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky, Friday, November 2, 10:00 AM The children’s book Every Autumn Comes the Bear will be read in the museum’s Mammal Hall near the black bear diorama. The reading will be followed by an …

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Press Release: State Museum to Honor World War I Centennial with Veterans Day Bell Ringing and Uniform Display Opening

Press Release: State Museum to Honor World War I Centennial with Veterans Day Bell Ringing and Uniform Display Opening

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will honor the centennial of the end of World War I on Sunday, November 11 with a ceremonial bell ringing and the opening of a new display. The museum will host a Bells of Peace ceremony at 11:00 A.M. on the ground-floor outdoor promenade, adjacent to North Street, with the …

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Press Release: State Museum Photo Exhibit Demonstrates a Legacy of Innovation for Pennsylvania Photographers

Press Release: State Museum Photo Exhibit Demonstrates a Legacy of Innovation for Pennsylvania Photographers

The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection. This concisely edited exhibition, which opens with a free public reception on Friday, October 19, at 5:30 PM, showcases the artistry and creative approaches of 26 Pennsylvania photographers represented in The State Museum’s Fine Art Collection. Spanning nearly 80 years, the 29 photographs reveal …

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Press Release: September Highlights

Press Release: September Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2018: Archaeology at Kipona, Saturday, September 1 – Monday, September 3, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Archaeology staff of The State Museum will be on hand at the Kipona celebration on Harrisburg’s City Island, where they will feature the popular dugout canoe and …

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Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Next month, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming beginning Wednesday, September 26, and culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. Throughout the week-long celebration, visitors will have the opportunity to build their own diorama, walk …

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Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2018: StoryTime: Art by Patrick McDonnell, Friday, August 3, 10:00 AM The children’s book Art, by Patrick McDonnell, will be read in the Art of the State gallery for StoryTime, our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in …

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