Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 54th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 54th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State 2021. 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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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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Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 54th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Press Release: The State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces Finalists for 54th Annual “Art of the State” Exhibition

Finalists have been announced for Art of the State 2021. 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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Press Release: The State Museum Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with New Exhibition, “Witness to History: Col. Paul Evanko’s 9/11 Field Notes”

Press Release: The State Museum Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with New Exhibition, “Witness to History: Col. Paul Evanko’s 9/11 Field Notes”

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Col. Paul J. Evanko, then head of the Pennsylvania State Police now retired, raced to a state emergency command center as soon as he heard the first plane had hit the World Trade Center in Manhattan. What he did not know is how he and his colleagues would …

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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.   Have early learners? Check out our Curiosity Kids Programs

Explore! Art Explore! History Explore! Nature

Explore! Nature

Explore! virtual resources to explore more about nature! Watch, explore and send us your questions. Animal Signs Animal Winter Adaptations Conifers and Tree Slice Activity  Dendrochronology, the study of tree rings Ecological Restoration Emerald Ash Borer Groundhog     Pennsylvania Rocks Pennsylvania Songbirds Seasons Snowflakes Turkey Vernal Pools

Explore! Science Explore! Paleontology

Explore! Paleontology

Explore! virtual resources to explore more about paleontology! 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 Know About Dinosaurs Fossil Impressions & Casts Geologic Time Line Activity Geologic Time Word Search Pre-Historic Animals