The Art collection shares space in the State Museum with Pennsylvania Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology and History.
Notable is the colossal bronze statue of William Penn, by Pennsylvania sculptor Janet de Coux; Vincent Maragliotti’s sweeping mural above depicting Pennsylvania’s history up to 1964; and on the 2nd floor, the magnificent floor-to-ceiling narrative painting Battle of Gettysburg: Pickett’s Charge (1870), by Peter F. Rothermel.
Ship model of the USS Pennsylvania, damaged during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other historic items
500 posters provide a glimpse of American symbolism in WW1
Selected artwork from Pennsylvania