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Everhart Museum in Scranton begins monthly Second Sunday Folk Arts Series on cultural traditions

Everhart Museum in Scranton begins monthly Second Sunday Folk Arts Series on cultural traditions

From a press release: In partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’ Folk and Traditional Arts initiative, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is working to sustain cultural and artistic practices rooted in people’s histories, traditions, and everyday lives in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. To share and […]

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Everhart Museum in Scranton names Kathy Johnson Bowles as new executive director

Everhart Museum in Scranton names Kathy Johnson Bowles as new executive director

From a press release: After a nationwide six-month search with assistance from the Arts Consulting Group, the board of trustees of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art has announced that Kathy Johnson Bowles was selected as the new executive director of the Scranton museum. Johnson Bowles brings with her 32 years of […]

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Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Northeastern Pennsylvania, many Scranton restaurants and small businesses have been forced to close temporarily after employees tested positive for the virus. Others have shut their doors to protect their own staff members and customers. Today, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in […]

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Take a spooky Flashlight Tour of the Everhart Museum in Scranton on Oct. 24

Take a spooky Flashlight Tour of the Everhart Museum in Scranton on Oct. 24

From a press release: From minerals to mirrors, learn about myths and superstitions on a one-hour guided “Flashlight Tour” through the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 24. Special guest presenters John and Keriann Balucha of Wyoming Valley Ghost Tours will end the tour with fascinating details of […]

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Everhart Museum in Scranton offers Virtual Summer Camp with Adventure Kits for kids

Everhart Museum in Scranton offers Virtual Summer Camp with Adventure Kits for kids

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton has announced that its Museum Adventure Week Summer Camp series will pivot to a virtual platform due to COVID-19. Inspired by weekly camp themes, the Virtual Summer Camp will also include an Adventure Kit. Kits are curated boxes of hands-on […]

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Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activists Queer NEPA have announced a full month of events in June for the organization’s second annual Pride Series celebrating queer resilience and identity. Coinciding once again with national LGBT Pride Month, this year also marks the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising of 1969, which was a […]

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With new info revealed by X-ray, see Everhart Museum’s mummy before Scranton exhibit closes on April 7

With new info revealed by X-ray, see Everhart Museum’s mummy before Scranton exhibit closes on April 7

From a press release: The Everhart Museum and Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton used modern technology to learn new information about the life of a centuries-old Peruvian mummy that has been taken out of storage to be briefly featured in the exhibition “Preserved: Traditions of the Andes,” which closes this Sunday, April 7. Dr. […]

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Life of John F. Kennedy commemorated in photos at Everhart Museum in Scranton Sept. 28-Dec. 31

Life of John F. Kennedy commemorated in photos at Everhart Museum in Scranton Sept. 28-Dec. 31

From a press release: A new exhibition commemorating the private life and public trajectory of President John F. Kennedy will be on view at the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton on Friday, Sept. 28 through Monday, Dec. 31, with a reception and tour on Wednesday, Oct. 10 that includes an […]

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VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

VIDEO: Everhart Museum in Scranton creates ‘The Office’ lip dub parody for online dance-off

The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art is representing Scranton and the eastern United States in a friendly dance competition among museums around the world – and they need your vote to advance to the next round. The website When You Work at a Museum hosts an annual contest asking museums from around […]

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Scranton’s Everhart Museum curator Nezka Pfeifer resigns after 12 years

Scranton’s Everhart Museum curator Nezka Pfeifer resigns after 12 years

From a press release: After 12 years, Nezka Pfeifer, curator of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton, has officially resigned from her position, effective today. During her 12-year tenure, Pfeifer has curated and overseen the installation of dozens of exhibitions. “She has shaped a strong exhibition program, creating unique experiences […]