Art of the State, Pennyslvania

Celebrating its 50th year, Art of the State® is the 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 is open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople.

Cash prizes are awarded for selected entries in the categories of: Painting, Craft, Work on Paper, Photography and Sculpture.

Art of the State is presented by Jump Street and The State Museum of Pennsylvania to provide an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their work and receive statewide recognition.


Key Dates
December 9, 2016 / Entry Process Open
February 28, 2017 / Last day for entry submissions (no late entries accepted)
April 15, 2017 / Artists Notification
May 4 and May 7, 2017 / Intake of Artwork
June 11, 2017 / Artist Reception and Award Ceremony
June 11, 2017 / Public Opening
September 10, 2017 / Gallery Walk and Exhibit Closing
September 24 and September 28, 2017 / Pickup of Artwork

Link below to the full prospectus.

The State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
(717) 787-4980