Art of the State

Art of the State

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation invite artists and craftspeople to submit applications to exhibit their work in Art of the State. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. Our parent agency, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, has announced …

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Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State Juried Exhibition

Press Release: State Museum Invites Artists to Enter Art of the State Juried Exhibition

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation invite artists and craftspeople to submit applications to exhibit their work in the annual Art of the State. Now in its 54th year, this acclaimed juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art by Pennsylvanians, chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. Art …

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Art of the State

Art of the State

The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation invite artists and craftspeople to submit applications to exhibit their work in Art of the State. The annual juried exhibition boasts a tradition of presenting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors. Our parent agency, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, has announced …

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Museum Reopening

Museum Reopening

  The State Museum’s parent agency, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will begin welcoming visitors to state-owned historic sites and museums, including The State Museum on Friday, April 30 with reduced hours of operation and limited capacity. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for important updates. The State Museum of Pennsylvania will …

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Press Release: State Museum Presents Learn at Lunchtime

Press Release: State Museum Presents Learn at Lunchtime

Beginning Friday, February 5 at 12:15 PM, and repeating each Friday thereafter, The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents its popular Friday speaker’s series online. Virtual visitors will learn about Pennsylvania topics and museum collections by joining live conversations with curators, educators, colleagues and friends. The State Museum’s Learn at Lunchtime programs are free. Pre-register to join at …

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Virtual Learn at Lunchtime

Virtual Learn at Lunchtime

Connect with others and learn about our Commonwealth by joining The State Museum of Pennsylvania for our 2021 virtual Learn at Lunchtime programs every Friday at 12:15 pm.   Learn at Lunchtime features a variety of captivating presentations and live conversations with educators, curators, colleagues, and friends about various Pennsylvania topics. The State Museum of Pennsylvania remains …

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Mammal Hall 360

Mammal Hall 360

Visit the Mammal Hall 360 and explore these additional activities that relate to Mammal Hall at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Thirteen window displays depict realistic scenes from actual places throughout the Commonwealth. Each diorama shows a particular time of day, season and habitat showcasing the wildlife of Pennsylvania. Animal Signs Animals in Winter Color …

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Explore

Explore

Whatever back-to-school looks like for your classroom, the State Museum of Pennsylvania has virtual educational resources to supplement your lessons and engage your students. Are you teaching about Pennsylvania? Watch, explore and send us your questions. 10 Questions about Paleontology with Dr. Steven Jasinski 6 Dinosaurs to Know 5 Things to Know about Paleontology 6 Things to …

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Explore! Pennsylvania State Symbols

Explore! Pennsylvania State Symbols

Pennsylvania State Symbols Whatever back-to-school looks like for your classroom, the State Museum of Pennsylvania has virtual educational resources to supplement your lessons and engage your students. Are you teaching about Pennsylvania? The Explore! Wednesdays video series identifies each of the state symbols, providing information about its selection and connection to Pennsylvania.  Watch, explore and …

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Press Release: “Art of the State” Exhibition Winners Announced

Press Release: “Art of the State” Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020. Art of the State is an annual juried exhibition that has been showcasing the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968. The body of art that has been exhibited reflects more than a half …

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Art of the State 2020