State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives Meet staff curators, educators, designers, and community partners in these video chats with Director Beth Hager about exhibits, collections, behind-the-scenes, and their favorite things at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. State Museum Perspectives takes a look at the “Pennsylvania Icons” exhibit in a chat featuring the museum’s program director Brad Smith, who …

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Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Welcome to The State Museum’s virtual learning landing page! We have resources for all ages and audiences. Take a look, click on through to videos, blogs, resources and more! Curiosity Kids ages 1-5 Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While …

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Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

You may not be able to visit us at  The State Museum of Pennsylvania right now,  so we are bringing Pennsylvania to you.   Each Wednesday this summer we will feature a different  Pennsylvania  State symbol.   Find out about its selection and connection to Pennsylvania.  Watch, explore and send us your questions. July 1      State Animal: White-tailed Deer     White-tailed Deer …

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Pennsylvania Alphabet Fill in the Blank Challenge! Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids is a program for 3-5 year olds that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While we are all staying safe at home we want to make sure you and your curious kids have access to some fun activities. Take a look and be curious! …

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Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March: Why Not in Pennsylvania? Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage in the Keystone State, 1910-1920 Exhibit Opens, Sunday, March 1 Pennsylvania ratified the 19th Amendment a few weeks after Congress introduced the measure in June 1919, but the broader campaign to win votes for women …

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Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2019: Museum Store Sunday, December 1, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM The State Museum Store will hold a storewide sale in conjunction with Museum Store Sunday, an event that includes more than 1,000 museum stores in all 50 states, 15 countries, and four …

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Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2019: Archaeology at Kipona, Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM State Museum archaeology staff will be on hand at the Kipona celebration on Harrisburg’s City Island, where they will feature the popular dugout canoe and discuss the …

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Press Release: August 2019 Highlights

Press Release: August 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2019: StoryTime: Mix it Up! Friday, August 2, 10:30 AM The children’s book Mix it Up! by Herve Tullet will be read in celebration of Art of the State. Young visitors will have an opportunity to enjoy the story and then explore “mixing …

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Press Release: July 2019 Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Press Release: July 2019 Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

State Museum of Pennsylvania July Highlights Include Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2019: Museum Closure, Thursday, July 4 The State Museum will be closed for the holiday on Thursday, July 4, and will reopen with regular hours …

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