Plan Your Visit
The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on the University Park campus. Admission is always free. Check-in is via our Visitor Services at the front desk. Click here to plan your visit!
Closed Monday and some holidays
Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
The Palmer Museum of Art is open regular hours this week, Tuesday–Sunday.
Now on View
Those Who Taught: Selected Works by Former Faculty
May 20-August 14, 2022
Special Exhibitions Gallery, Second Floor
Works of art by Penn State visual arts faculty have been a part of campus life since well before the founding of the Museum of Art in 1972. This 50th anniversary exhibition highlights a small selection of paintings, drawings, and prints by former faculty members who were dedicated teachers and makers of art for many decades. Artists featured include Harold Altman, Yar Chomicky, Stuart Frost, Mary E. Godfrey, Jules Heller, Richard Mayhew, Linda Plotkin, Bruce Shobaken, Edwin Zoller, and George Zoretich. Organized by the Palmer Museum of Art.
Building on Gold
This year, the Palmer Museum of Art celebrates its 50th anniversary as a leading art museum. As a nod to its golden jubilee year, the 2022 benefit gala’s theme is Building on Gold.
Building on Gold: 50th Anniversary Benefit Gala
Saturday, May 21, 2022 | Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
PENN STATE CREATES 2022
A Virtual Exhibition
This virtual exhibition highlights the unbounded creativity of 29 Penn State students—undergraduate and graduate––across colleges and majors, ranging from the visual and performing arts and architecture to materials science, medicine, and software engineering. The 38 creative works in the exhibition include traditional artistic media like painting, photography, and sculpture, as well as examples of poetry, graphic design, performance, and more, showcasing the diverse and talented activities of our university student community.Click here to view the virtual exhibition.
To see ALL the upcoming events for this season, visit our Events Schedule.
Palmer Museum Community Day: Exploring Art and Abstraction
The Palmer marks its 50th anniversary in 2022! Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate the museum’s birthday with art, gallery tours, and hands-on...Read More