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.
Whitaker Center's innagural "Family and Friends" exhibit is a celebration of the wealth of talent found within our own employees, volunteers, and family members. This collection of self-portraits, mixed media presentations, and even Etch A Sketch art illustrates how multifaceted the Whitaker Center's is.
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!
Check out our wide variety of Amber and Sterling Silver jewelry, featuring the new Caribbean Green Amber; harvested from the Caribbean Islands.
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.
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.
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.