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Palmer Museum opens major exhibition of American art to celebrate 50th anniversary year

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa . – Starting this month, the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State launches its 50th anniversary, to be celebrated throughout 2022 with special programs and exhibitions. To inaugurate its golden anniversary as a prominent university art museum is a major exhibition of outstanding American art, An American Place: Selections from the James and Barbara Palmer Collection, which opens Jan. 29 as the centerpiece of the museum’s jubilee.

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The Bellefonte Art Museum For Centre County

The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County has created a vibrant community for the arts serving families, artists, and patrons while making a positive social and economic impact on Happy Valley.

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Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

After two years as a virtual event, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts returns to downtown State College and Penn State’s University Park campus from July 14-17, 2022. Children and Youth Day will be Wednesday, July 13.

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The Makery at the Museum Opening January 7, 2022

The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County and The Makery of State College are pleased to announce the opening of “The Makery at the Museum”, a dedicated, delightful children’s art studio on the second floor of the Bellefonte Art Museum.

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Say Farewell to the Old Year, Welcome the New Year at First Night State College!

After an absence of a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, First Night State College will once again provide central Pennsylvania with a great way to mark the passing of the old year and the ringing in of the New Year. This alcohol-free community celebration of the visual and performing arts will take place in downtown State College and on the University Park Campus of Penn State on December 31, 2021.

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FRESH & Inside the Frames

In collaboration with students, artists, and student-curators, HUB-Robeson Galleries are hosting two student led exhibitions in the HUB-Robeson Center. The exhibitions, titled FRESH and Inside the Frames, exemplify the beauty of personhood and evoke powerful sentiments of self-identity and perception.

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