Patti Wood Finkle, the new collections manager of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Museum & Art Gallery, said she enjoys taking deep dives into finding the history behind items where she often starts with little information. She brings to the museum experience in archaeology, paleontology and geology collections.
The Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Museum & Art Gallery has secured the fourth in a series of grants totaling $450,000 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, which will be used to continue the effort to securely store some of the museum’s collections.
Steel towns. Mines. Factories. Places like these, once the lifeblood of the industrial economy in Pennsylvania, have since become artifacts of our state's history.
The Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Museum and Art Gallery on the ground floor of Deike Building at University Park will extend its hours to be open prior to Penn State home football games.
Onward State ranked museums on the University Park campus and gave the EMS Earth and Mineral Musuem the top ranking.
Dozens of middle and high school students from across Pennsylvania recently spent a day at the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery at Penn State learning about women in geosciences.
Middle and high school students recently toured the Bearded Lady Project exhibit in the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery. View gallery.
Penn State’s University Museum Consortium is hosting a public reception to celebrate "Eclectic Collections," a collaborative exhibit between University museums and galleries.
An exhibition in the Borland Project Space, 125 Borland Building, on Oct. 1-6 will showcase the research and materials for a new course that investigates a select group of rocks and minerals used in the production of art between the Prehistoric Era and Early Modern period.
The Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery on the ground floor of the Deike Building at University Park will extend its hours to be open prior to Penn State home football games.