Whitaker Center
Serving our Community through
Education + Entertainment + Art

Art Gallery & Gift Shop

Art on the Curved Wall Gallery & Wonders Gift Shop

Peruse current art exhibitions along the curved wall space inside Whitaker Center. From impressionistic to modern and everything in between our gallery showcases local and regional talent. Exhibitions change frequently and does not require an admission to be viewed.

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Current Exhibit

Abstractly Speaking

November 11 - January 6, 2017

“Abstractly Speaking” is a collection of 24 paintings by 10 Art Association of Harrisburg artists who are renowned for their nonobjective work. The works range from colourful acrylics on canvas by Steve Barber, Sandi Neiman Lovitz and Sam Sneeder, to handsome minimalist acrylic paintings by Maaike Heitkonig, to mixed media works on canvas by Thom Kulp, Linda Sommer, Louise Herring, and Robert Dale Williams.

Wonders Gift Shop

Located on the Arcade Level, next to the Box Office, Wonders at Whitaker Center offers a unique variety of toys, souvenirs, jewelry, and books. Find fun and creative items like science kits, puzzles, kites and games. Bring home the perfect gift and materials to extend learning and discovery beyond your visit! 

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Amber Jewelry

Check out our wide variety of Amber and Sterling Silver jewelry, featuring the new Caribbean Green Amber; harvested from the Caribbean Islands.

 Wonders Gift Shop Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Friday  11:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday  11:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday  12:30pm – 5:00pm
*Hours may be extended for shows and special events.


Did You Know?

When you purchase merchandise from Wonders at Whitaker Center, all profits go back into the Center to assist with programming including movies, science exhibits, and live entertainment.


Y Art Competition                                                

Every fall, in conjunction with Harrisburg’s Yearly Gallery Walk, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts celebrates the next generation of artists by holding a Youth Juried Art Show, Y Art. This show is open to all High School students in the Central Pennsylvania region. Chosen works will be displayed along the Art on the Curved Wall Gallery inside Whitaker Center, which is accessible to the public and day that Whitaker Center is open. In addition, the students and their work will be honored at a reception to celebrate their achievement of being selected to showcase their talent.

Interested in being considered for this year’s Y Art show? Print off a submission form and mail to us.


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