Art of the State 2014 Winners

Art of the State 2014 Winners

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2014,” an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of the state’s established and emerging artists. Awards were given in painting, photography, sculpture, craft and work on paper. The William D. Davis Memorial Award for Drawing and The …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Manned Landing on the Moon

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Manned Landing on the Moon

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with “Moon Madness” from July 17 to 21. Cases in the museum will display space-themed toys, moon rocks, meteorites, and space monkey Miss Sam’s chair from the Project Mercury mission. Even a great-horned owl that hunts …

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Art of the State 2014 Winners

Art of the State 2014 Winners

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of “Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2014,” an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of the state’s established and emerging artists. Awards were given in painting, photography, sculpture, craft and work on paper. The William D. Davis Memorial Award for Drawing and The …

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Art of the State 2013 Winners

Art of the State 2013 Winners

Art of the State® is an annual juried exhibition showcasing the talent, creativity and diversity of Pennsylvania’s established and emerging artists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Cumberland, Philadelphia, Somerset, and Washington counties. Special awards went to artists from Bucks and Lancaster counties. The winners were chosen from 131 finalists and more than 1,900 submissions. …

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Art of the State 2012 Winners

Art of the State 2012 Winners

Art of the State®, a special annual exhibition, is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Bedford, Bucks Dauphin, Delaware and Lancaster counties. Special awards went to artists from Centre, Lackawanna, Luzerne and York and counties. The winners were selected from among 115 finalists of the …

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Art of the State 2011 Winners

Art of the State 2011 Winners

The 2011 winners were selected from among 133 finalists. This year’s first-prize winners are from Berks, Schuylkill, Westmoreland and Cumberland counties. Special awards went to artists from Philadelphia, Dauphin, Chester, Juniata and Montgomery counties. Photography 1st prize – Lydia Panas, Kutztown, Berks Co., Figs (also awarded Best in Show) 2nd prize – Heather Joy Puskarich, …

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