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3rd in Burg: “The Great Summer Switch”

July 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at The State Museum for the 2nd event in a special summer series of 3rd in the Burg July 21 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Enjoy refreshments and a tour of the 50th Anniversary Art of the State exhibition. This event is a collaboration with Susquehanna Art Museum (SAM) to inaugurate the “Great Summer Switch.”  Tina Sell, SAM’s Director of Education, will conduct a tour  at 6 PM of Art of the State, then visitors can walk up the street to hear PHMC’s Commissioner and artist Ophelia Chambliss give a tour of Art in Balance:  Motorcycles and Fine Art at SAM at 7:30 PM.

The 50th Annual 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. The exhibit runs from June 11 through September 10, 2017.

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

WITF Public Media and Higher Information Group are exhibit sponsors.

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

This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the State Museum.


About 3rd in the Burg:
3rd in the Burg is a city-wide initiative to establish and maintain a vibrant arts and entertainment culture by forging connections between artists and merchants in Harrisburg, PA.

On the third Friday of every month, Harrisburg venues open their doors to streets full of culture lovers of all kinds. A collaboration begun in 2010 by a diverse group of galleries and businesses, 3rd in the Burg has grown into one of Harrisburg’s most vital and recognizable city events.


July 21, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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