Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022 Exhibition Winners Announced

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022 Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022. Art of the State is an annual juried exhibition that has showcased the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968. This body of art reflects over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone …

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Great Pumpkin Day Saturday, October 15

State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents Great Pumpkin Day Saturday, October 15

If it is October, then it is time for Great Pumpkin Day. Spend a magical morning at The State Museum of Pennsylvania during this family-friendly Halloween celebration featuring special programming and presentations throughout the museum. Come dressed as your favorite character, animal, or museum icon! Explore a variety of games, activities, and craft stations. Travel …

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Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022 Exhibition Winners Announced

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022 Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2022. Art of the State is an annual juried exhibition that has showcased the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968. This body of art reflects over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone …

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Homeschool Programs 2022-2023

Homeschool Programs 2022-2023

  Homeschool Programs at the State Museum Homeschool Programs at The State Museum of Pennsylvania begin in October. Museum curators and educators will led the six Pennsylvania focused programs. Families will experience a guided gallery tour and a discussion about the day’s topic, then participate in a hands-on family activity. These programs will give your …

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Press Release: Finalists for 55th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Press Release: Finalists for 55th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State 2022. 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 over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone State. …

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2022 Workshops in Archaeology

2022 Workshops in Archaeology

Saturday, October 29, 2022 Pathways to the Past The theme of this year’s program centers around archaeology as a tool for discovering a pathway to the past. Archaeologists have identified physical pathways such as Indigenous foot paths, portages, and trade routes but there are also the pathways archaeology can offer in enriching, and sometimes correcting …

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Art of the State

Art of the State

September 11, 2022 – January 15, 2023   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 …

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents A Place for All: Three Stories of Integration in Pennsylvania

State Museum of Pennsylvania Presents A Place for All: Three Stories of Integration in Pennsylvania

New Exhibit Tells Civil Rights Stories That Many Pennsylvanians May Be Surprised to Know Occurred Above the Mason–Dixon Line The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents a new exhibition focusing on three stories of the Civil Rights Movement in the state. Scheduled to open to the public on Friday, June 17, A Place for All: Three …

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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 virtual Learn at Lunchtime programs. Virtual Learn at Lunchtime features a variety of captivating presentations and live conversations with educators, curators, colleagues, and friends about various Pennsylvania topics. Sessions will be presented over Zoom and are free, but registration …

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Press Release: Art of the State 2021 Purchase Prize Winners Announced

Press Release: Art of the State 2021 Purchase Prize Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the recipients of the Art of the State 2021 purchase prize. Artwork selected will become part of The State Museum’s permanent collection. This year The State Museum chose two artists as purchase prize winners, Becky McDonah of Millersville and Shelby Wormley of Lancaster. McDonah’s Particulate Protection: A Reliquary …

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Press Release: Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2021 Exhibition Winners Announced

Press Release: Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2021 Exhibition Winners Announced

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2021. Art of the State is an annual juried exhibition that has showcased the work of Pennsylvania’s artists at The State Museum of Pennsylvania since 1968. This body of art reflects over a half-century of creative endeavor in the Keystone …

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