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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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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Press Release: June 2018 Highlights

Press Release: June 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2018: Pay as You Wish Summer Fridays The State Museum is inviting visitors to pay what they wish for general admission on Fridays beginning on Friday, June 22, and continuing through Friday, August 24, 2018. Fees for the Planetarium and other special programs …

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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: February 2018 Highlights

Press Release: February 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for February 2018: StoryTime: Spectacular Spots by Susan Stockdale by Friday, February 2 10:00 AM Gather in Ecology Hall for our story Spectacular Spots by award-winning author/illustrator Susan Stockdale.  Discover why spots are helpful to animals and join our scavenger hunt to search for spotted …

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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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