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3rd in the Burg: The Great Summer Switch

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the second annual “Great Summer Switch” a collaboration with Susquehanna Art Museum. Tina Sell, Susquehanna Art Museum’s Director of Education, will conduct a tour of Art of the State at 6 PM. Then visitors can walk up the street to Susquehanna Art Museum to hear PHMC’s Commissioner and artist Ophelia Chambliss give a tour of Romare Bearden: Vision & Activism at 7:30 PM.

The State Museum will open at 5:30 PM and close at 7:30 PM.

Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper and includes 103 works by 99 artists from 27 counties.  The exhibit runs from June 24 through September 9, 2018.

Art of the State is presented by Jump Street and The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Art of the State Media Sponsor

A gallery of works is available here: https://phmc.info/AOS51.

The State Museum is free during the hours of the event as part of the 3rd in the BURG.

 

Jump Street, a non-profit arts organization, has been serving the Capital Region for over 38 years, providing arts programs for students and adults; arts grants to artists and organizations throughout the state of Pennsylvania; arts-based community service programs; and technical assistance to artists and organizations.

By creating delivery systems through which the eternally restorative nature of art and artistic expression may be delivered, Jump Street is making a difference in communities by providing economic and education opportunities in the arts for diverse audiences and artists unbounded by economy and geography in safe and encouraging atmospheres.

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Venue

State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Phone:
(717) 787-4980