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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Nature Lab: Fall/Winter 2018-2019

Nature Lab: Fall/Winter 2018-2019

This fall and winter the State Museum of Pennsylvania will offer visitors the opportunity to engage with museum curators, educators and representatives of various Pennsylvania state agencies through its Nature Lab Series. This program will be presented once a month on Thursdays at 11:30 AM and is included with general admission. Thursday, September 13 Pennsylvania’s Wild …

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Press Release: July 2018 Highlights

Press Release: July 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2018: Museum Closure Wednesday, July 4 The State Museum will be closed for the holiday on Wednesday, July 4, and will reopen with regular hours on Thursday, July 5. StoryTime: One Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova, Friday, July 6, 10:00 AM The humorous …

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Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 51st Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 51st Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2018. 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 over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone …

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2018 StoryTime 2018 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

2018 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

Learn at Lunchtime is a program featuring a variety of captivating lectures and presentations. This summer Learn at Lunchtime will be presented every Friday at 12:15 PM, June 22 through August 24. Learn at Lunchtime is included with general admission. June 22 World War I with Robert Hill, Curator of Military & Industrial History June 29 Black Bears with Wildlife Education Specialist …

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2018 Summer Nature Lab

2018 Summer Nature Lab

This summer the State Museum of Pennsylvania will offer visitors the opportunity to engage with museum curators, educators and representatives of various Pennsylvania state agencies through its Summer 2018 Nature Lab series. This program will be presented every Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 AM, June 27 through August 16, and is included with general admission. …

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