Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. With an established tradition of exhibiting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors, Art of the State provides an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their art and receive statewide recognition.
The 56th Art of the State exhibition offers cash awards for selected entries in the categories of Painting, Work on Paper, Photography & Digital Media, Sculpture and Craft.
For a full listing of categories, rules, and juror information visit our Call for Entry site.
FINAL DATE TO SUBMIT ENTRIES: Friday, May 5, 2023, 11:59 PM
The exhibition will be open from Sunday, September 10, 2023 until Sunday, January 7, 2024.
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Deborah Pinter, Artist and Adjunct Professor, Cleveland Institute of Art
Kyle Hackett, Assistant Professor of Painting & Drawings, James Madison University School of Art, Design, and Art History
Jennifer Zwilling, Curator and Director of Artists Programs, The Clay Studio
Jeremiah William McCarthy, Chief Curator, Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Interested in past exhibitions? Please view the 360 tours and flickr galleries listed below.
Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. 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.
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.