Dance Performance – Rasika School of Dance

This event will be rescheduled. Please check back for new date/time. To celebrate Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India, we will present a special performance by the Rasika School of Dance in the Lehr Gallery on Saturday, March 28 at 5pm. Tickets are $10 (which includes admission to the museum). Museum Members enjoy a 50% discount on tickets to this performance. Not a SAM member? Become one here. Tickets for this event can be purchased at this link



Negro League History Discussion

Friday June 19, 6:00pm Ted Knorr and Calobe Jackson, Jr. will lead a discussion on the history of Negro League baseball in Harrisburg during June’s Third in the Burg. This program corresponds with Separate and Unequaled: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Negro League, currently on view in the Pollock Foundation Education Center Gallery. It is free to visitors, and will begin in the Education Center at 6:00pm. Event here. 

Ted Knorr is a retired Commonwealth employee and baseball historian who has led educational programs about the history of the Negro League for the past thirty-five years. Knorr founded a national Negro League history conference that meets for the 21st time this year in Birmingham, Alabama. He was instrumental the fundraising and research to support the development of a PA Historic Marker honoring the Harrisburg Giants and a memorial in Midland Cemetery honoring Steelton native Rap Dixon.


Night At the Museum

Saturday September 26, 6:00pm Join us for a fun-filled evening in the Lehr Gallery themed around a famous artist!  Proceeds support the Museum’s educational programs.

Building upon last year’s wildly successful Picasso-themed affair, the Susquehanna Art Museum’s A Night at the Museum will again feature food and fun related to a famous artist. Please join us for a delightful evening of cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres, live music by the Keating Jazz Orchestra, and your chance to help create an artistic masterpiece. Catering by JDK. Valet parking available. Your presence and participation will support the Museum’s educational programs for schools and engaging art exhibitions for the community. Find more information about this event here!


Third in the Burg

Each third Friday of the month the Susquehanna Art Museum is open free of admission from 5:00 – 8:00pm thanks to the sponsorship of Messiah College. Visit our rotating exhibitions on view in four galleries, or browse the gift shop. Meet friends or stop in on your way to a movie or dinner in Midtown! 3rd in the Burg is the perfect opportunity to take a fresh look at art, and begin a dialog about it with a friend or fellow visitor. Pianist in residence Ralph Diekemper performs from 6:00 – 8:00pm.