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Artist in Focus: “Art of the State”


“Art of the State” is among the most anticipated exhibits each year at the State Museum of Pennsylvania.

For 2020, though, like with so many things, you can only visit through your computer screen.

“Art of the State” has gone virtual, but that’s not stopping us from highlighting the annual juried exhibit, which includes some of the most noteworthy works by PA artists over the past year.

We’re especially proud that two of our contributing artists, Ryan Spahr and Andrew Guth, both of Harrisburg, had works accepted to be part of the exhibit. Their artwork was among the 108 finalists from 1,901 total entries.

If you like the art featured on this page, we encourage you to go online and take the virtual 360-degree tour to see the other works that comprise this year’s “Art of the State.”

“Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2020” runs virtually through Jan. 3 at

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James Erikson

Ellen Silberlicht

Nancy Middlebrook

Andrew Guth

Travis Prince

Ryan Spahr

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