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2011-08-16 09:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced public programming features for the month of September: Sunday, Sept. 11: Special Events for Harrisburg's Annual Gallery Walk Free admission day; museum open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Final Day: Art of the State, a special annual exhibition presented by The Greater Harrisburg Arts Council and The State Museum of Pennsylvania. 1 p.m.: Artists Conversations, A Special Gallery Tour of the...

2011-07-25 09:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania presents the second installment of its three-part Artists Conversations series on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. Artist Robert Stickloon, of Pottsville, a featured artist in the Art of the State exhibition, and juror Maxine Gaiber, executive director, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, will collaborate to provide an insightful insiders' tour of the exhibition. Stickloon,...

2011-07-19 08:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced programming features for the month of August: Through Sept. 11, 2011: Art of the State Exhibition Art of the State, a special annual exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. The finest works of established and emerging artists are selected by a distinguished panel of jurors. This year's show...

2011-06-21 08:40:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced programming features for the month of July: June 19 - Sept. 11: Art of the State Exhibition Art of the State, a special annual exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. The finest works of established and emerging artists are selected by a distinguished panel of jurors. This year's show...

2011-05-23 10:56:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced programming features for the month of June: Saturday, June 18: Art of the State Exhibition Opening Art of the State, a special annual exhibition at The State Museum, is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. The finest current works of established and emerging artists are selected by a distinguished panel of jurors. This year's show includes...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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