Spacious surroundings and interesting revolving collection
A hidden gem for art enthusiasts who live near or visit Penn State.
Great place for a quiet afternoon. Not too big but lots of great exhbits. And free!
For a nominal entrance fee, visitors are treated to some unusal pieces of art not readily found elsewhere; i.e. the Hitler/WWII ear drawings on the first floor.
This is a nice museum...small enough to bring a young family too and it is free...if you enjoy art take the time to stop by
The very nice thing about this museum is that it encourages local works and contributions. It's located near the forestry building and nearby the library. It's an easy walk from anywhere on campus or you could take the bus. Their are giant paws outside of the museum, which is a MUST for funny photographs. The exhibits change, not on a... More
Back in the 1960s, Penn State had only a very small gallery in the student center. While not huge, the Palmer is certainly a nice display of the several periods of paintings and a number of ceramics. An hour is quite enough to take it all in.
Nice & free museum on Penn State's Campus. Very relaxed atmosphere with a moderate unique collection of art in a contemporary setting. Interesting commentary and background information provided about the pieces in the collection, especially the changin exhibitions. Really liked the modern collection and prints held in protected drawers. Prepare to spend about an hour or so. Darling gift shop... More
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