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Artist Conversations

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond and a featured artist Sanh Tran for a casual tour of the Art of the State exhibition.  Tran’s Untitled, No 1. won First Prize, Photography and is one of The State Museum’s Purchase Awards.

Pictured: Sanh Tran, Untitled, No. 1, photograph.

For Gallery Walk, September 8 only, the Museum will be open special hours — 11 AM – 6 PM.  General Admission to the Museum is free for the day.

Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Now in its 52nd year, Art of the State continues to provide an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their work and receive statewide recognition

Presented by The State Museum of Pennsylvania in association with the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation, Art of the State awarded cash prizes for selected entries in the categories of Painting, Work on Paper, Photography & Digital Arts, Sculpture and Craft and includes 110 works of art by 103 artists from 35 counties. Finalists were selected from 2,170 entries. A gallery of works is available here: http://bit.ly/ArtofState2019

The exhibit runs from June 23 through September 8, 2019.

                                                                                       Art of the State Media Sponsor


Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation is the non-profit partner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Governed by a volunteer board, PHF helps preserve the Commonwealth’s rich heritage through charitable funding, membership, grant management, and community engagement.


September 8
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
(717) 787-4980

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