Trail Run Reg. OPENS with a sale!

Registration will open Sunday, April 22, with a special discount from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.!  Use this link to register. This trail run is brought to you by our partners and friends at Tröegs.   September 8, 2018   Celebrate the Center’s 500 acres of rustic woodland beauty at the Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for […]

Broadway Star at Ned Smith Center

Tickets are available by calling (717) 692-3699 or at the Center. Seats are limited, please call ahead. Gallery Series Saturday, May 5, 2018: Boogie Piano Man: Wade Preston Wade Preston, from Billy Joel’s Broadway hit Movin’ Out, delivers an impeccable show with the time honored favorites and original compositions. It’s not often a man can sit (or […]

National Geographic’s Photo Ark by photographer Joel Sartore

‘Photo Ark’ Brings the Earth’s Endangered Wildlife to Olewine Gallery By Scott Weidensaul An extraordinary window into the planet’s threatened heritage — from one of the most respected nature photographers in the world — is coming to the Ned Smith Center in April. Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark is a remarkable project attracting global attention, including […]

Summer Camp Registration is now OPEN!

2018 Summer Camp Registration NOW OPEN! General Information At the Ned Smith Center’s acclaimed Summer Camps, campers will not only experience authentic connections with nature, but with each other!  Join us as we discover our world together! Special thanks to Martha Weisgerber, Westminster, MD, with whom we are proud to offer this year’s exciting summer […]

2018 Nature Discovery Series

Nature Discovery Series 2018 At the Ned Smith Center, we believe education is for everyone. We have developed a series of programs that connect people of all ages with the natural world.  Whether it’s watching waterfowl on the Susquehanna River, taking a spring bird walk with expert guides, or enjoying an informative and entertaining lecture, […]

Nature’s Discovery Play Area

Nature’s Discovery Play Area Click Here to donate. Short Summary Ned Smith spent a lifetime connecting nature, people and the arts. Our mission remains the same, to merge the arts and the natural world and foster a celebration of both. We have started a peer-to-peer crwodfunding campaign to help us fund an all natural play area.  […]

Off Site Events

Below is a list of events in the Central PA area where you can find our staff and learn more about the Center and our mission. February 3-11: The Great American Outdoor Show The Ned Smith Center will have a booth set up at the GAOS which will be staffed by your favorite staff members and […]

*NEW* Membership Benefits for 2018!

We got rid of coupons!   We are proud to offer our members these great benefits, plus many more: •  15% off Facility Rentals •  Generous discounts on NSCNA merchandise, including patches and new items featuring the art of Ned Smith •  UNLIMITED free admission to Ned Smith Gallery and Olewine Gallery • FREE tickets to DeSoto Amphitheater Shows! Monthly Stewardship Program If you would like to be free […]

Kopp Exhibit in Olewine Gallery

The Faye Arleen and Lawrence Joseph Kopp Collection of Butterflies and Moths January 10 – April 7, 2018 This extensive collection features 18,941 worldwide exotic and local species of butterflies and moths.  With multiple mounting capabilities and mobiles this show is a beautiful work of art for all to enjoy. Starting in 1950, siblings Faye […]

New Nature and Art Educator

We would like to take a moment to introduce Bryanna Kenno, our new nature and art educator. Bryanna is an Upper Dauphin Area High School graduate and Millersburg native. She holds an Agriculture and Extension Education degree from Penn State University, as well as three minors in related fields. She spent one year in Green […]

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