Palmer Museum of Art

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA



Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

Ansel Adams and Edwin Land: Art, Science and Invention - Photographs from the Polaroid Collection (6/8/07)

Graphic Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (1/9/04)

Panoramic Sensibilities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Painting, essay by Leo G. Mazow (3/31/03)

An Endless Panorama of Beauty: Selections from the Jean and Alvin Snowiss Collection of American Art (10/9/02)


American Pastorale: Drawings by John F. Kensett (8/29/01)

History Past, History Present: The Daguerreotype Portrait in America (2/13/01)

From Nature to the City: American Modern Works on Paper (9/6/00)

Personal Visions: Recent Gifts from Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein (9/6/00)

sva2000 at Palmer Museum of Art (7/15/00)

Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians (3/2/00)

PSU Collects WPA (2/15/00)


10 x 10: Ten Women, Ten Prints (9/9/99)

Dale Chihuly: "Seaforms " (6/99)


The Palmer Museum is located on Curtin Road near the University Creamery on Penn State's University Park campus. Please see the Museum's website for hours and fees.


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