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Palmer Museum will close for the day on Aug. 13

Palmer Museum of Art, August 2019 Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Palmer Museum of Art will be closed for the day on Tuesday, Aug. 13, for staff in-service training. It will open as usual on Wednesday, Aug. 14. 

The staff at the museum apologize for any inconvenience the closing may cause visitors and thanks them for their understanding.

About the Palmer Museum of Art

The Palmer Museum of Art on Penn State's University Park campus is a free-admission arts resource for the University and surrounding communities in central Pennsylvania. With a collection of more than 9,000 objects representing a variety of cultures and spanning centuries of art, the Palmer is the largest art museum between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Areas of strength include the museum’s collection of American art from the late 18th century to the present, Old Master paintings, prints and photography, ceramics and studio glass, and a growing collection of modern and contemporary art.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays and some holidays. For more information or the calendar of upcoming events, visit

Last Updated August 06, 2019