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: 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: 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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Press Release: March 2018 Highlights

Press Release: March 2018 Highlights

StoryTime: Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola, Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM Join us in Village Square to learn about cooking in kitchens of the past. Enjoy our story Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola and help make a “Pretend Pancake Breakfast” with kitchen utensils once used in old kitchens. StoryTime is our popular series for children …

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Press Release: January 2018 Highlights

Press Release: January 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2018: StoryTime: Mixed-Up Truck by Stephen Savage, Friday, January 5 10:00 AM Gather with us in the Transportation Gallery to talk about trucks of long ago.  Enjoy our story The Mixed-Up Truck by award-winning author Stephen Savage and sing a fun song about construction trucks. StoryTime …

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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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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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