Press Release: November 2017 Highlights

Press Release: November 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s program schedule for November 2017: StoryTime: Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton by Friday, November 3 10:00 AM Gather with us in Paleontology at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 3 and explore a collection of dinosaur bones with our Museum’s paleontologist. Enjoy our story Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by …

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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: August 2017 Highlights

Press Release: August 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2017: StoryTime: Perfect Square by Michael Hall – Friday, August 4 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Join us for a tour of select works in the 50th Annual Art of the State exhibit to discover shapes in art. Enjoy our story, Perfect Square by Michael …

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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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October 2015 Highlights

October 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for October 2015: New Exhibit: “The Pennsylvania Turnpike: America’s First Superhighway”: The first in a series of modular upgrades to the museum’s popular second floor gallery opens to the public on October 2. This new exhibit highlights the Turnpike’s contribution to the ongoing quest to …

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September 2015 Highlights

September 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s program schedule for September 2015: Art of the State and Artist’s Conversations: Join artist Lauren Litwa Holden, winner of The State Museum of Pennsylvania Purchase Award, and David Dunn, Director of The State Museum, on Sunday, September 13 at 2:00 PM, during Gallery Walk, for a discussion on the Art …

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May 2015 Highlights

May 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania announced its program schedule for May 2015: 3rd in the Burg: Join David Dunn, the Director of The State Museum on Friday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, for a sneak peak at the renovations currently underway in Mammal Hall. Dunn will discuss the restoration, cleaning, and new interpretive …

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50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Archives were physically joined in a new, modern architectural complex 50 years ago.  Designed by the Harrisburg-based architectural firm of Lawrie and Green, the complex opened in 1964 and was dedicated in October 1965. First known as the William Penn Memorial Museum and State Archives, …

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March 2015 Highlights

March 2015 Highlights

   Program schedule for March 2015: 16th Annual Charter Day Celebration: The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s (PHMC) 16th Annual Charter Day will be held Sunday, March 8, from noon to 4:00 P.M. at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State Archives will display the original 1681 Charter, the document that granted the land …

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February 2015 Highlights

February 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2015: Inaugural Exhibit of Pennsylvania Art: The State Museum of Pennsylvania is honored to be hosting the “Inaugural Exhibit of Pennsylvania Art” featuring the works of both iconic artists from Pennsylvania’s history and a diverse array of talented living artists from across the …

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