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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Press Release: December Highlights

Press Release: December Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2016: Nature Lab Programs Hands-on experiments focusing on science topics are held bi-weekly. All programs are included with general admission to the Museum. Color and Light, Friday, December 2 at 11:30 PM  Learn about light, energy and heat and how they play a …

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Press Release: October 2016 Highlights

Press Release: October 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for October 2016: Archaeology at Fort Hunter State Museum archaeologists will be wrapping up their annual excavation at Fort Hunter between October 3 and October 7, 2016. Archaeologists will be on-site, weekdays between 10 AM and 3 PM. The public is welcome to visit. Learn at …

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Press Release: State Museum to Host Annual “HomeSchool Day”

Press Release: State Museum to Host Annual “HomeSchool Day”

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s upcoming “HomeSchool Day” offers a backstage pass to history, archaeology, paleontology and the fine arts. The event, tailored for families and community organizations that teach in a home setting, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Skilled curators and educators will take visitors on an …

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Press Release: September 2016 Highlights

Press Release: September 2016 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2016: Archaeology at Kipona Join Archaeology Staff of The State Museum for Kipona on City Island. They will be featuring the dugout canoe and discussing the Archaeology of City Island. The event is free to the general public and runs from September 3 …

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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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