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The Makery at the Belleforte Art Museum for Centre County

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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“African Designs: Creating Wearable Art” at the Bellefonte Art Museum

African women and men have evolved their styles from historical designs and made wearable art to accommodate their modern lives. Styles and designs created and worn by African women and men have influenced western fashion and appear on everything from handbags to formal attire and despite their popularity many fashion designers and buyers are unaware that these are African patterns that represent a rich history of great and ingenious people. The Bellefonte Art Museum features an exhibit in January and February 2022 of fabrics and objects of wearable art made from a variety of materials using historic designs created by artisans of cultures within the many countries of the African continent.

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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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PA Military Museum, historic sites reopen

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will begin welcoming visitors to state-owned historic sites and museums, including the Pennsylvania Military Museum, on Friday, April 30 with reduced hours of operation and limited capacity.

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