Tuesday, January 8 – Opening of Miniature to Monumental by Richard Summons Rick Summons creates fascination works of art, both naturalistic and surrealistic in bronze, aluminum, stainless steel, gypsum cements, stoneware, porcelain, bonded metals and stone. Rick produces works for individuals, corporate and nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions, which include medallions, awards, life size human and animal figures, […]
Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art Summer Internship Summer Internship Overview: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art in Millersburg, Pennsylvania is seeking college level students who have successfully completed their first year of college and are pursuing a degree in environmental education, a conservation related field or art(s) education related studies to […]
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 2019: 2/2 – 2/10: Great American Outdoor Show, all week 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Farm show complex in the Hunters Hall.
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, […]
The Winter Bird Feeding workshop, regularly scheduled for 7pm Nov. 15, has been postponed. The program will now take place Thursday, Nov. 29, 7-9pm. We will still be led by Scott Bills. The program is $5 per person 6 and older. You can preregister by calling 717-692-3699.
The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art today announced it is accepting entries for the 25th Annual Youth Art Contest until June 8. The theme for 2018 is “The Young and Wild”; young artists are encouraged to show their favorite wild baby animals in their natural habitat. Aspiring artists, grades 1 through 12 (or […]
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 Theme: The Young and Wild Official 2018 Youth Art Contest Rules and Entry Form CLICK HERE to see the winners of the 2017 contest! Students from across the country participate in the annual youth art contest, designed to inspire the next generation of wildlife artists. Winning entries are exhibited at the Center during the Nature and Arts Festival, […]
Saturday, October 28: Halloween Owls Whoooo’s coming to this annual tradition? Celebrate Halloween with the Ned Smith Center at its annual Halloween Owls program. This program features live owls from Penn State University’s Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center. Experts on night-time raptors will explore the facts and shatter the myths about these beautiful creatures. Certified bird banders […]
Environmental Educator The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art, located in Millersburg, PA, is seeking a full-time Art and Nature Educator reporting to the Lead Environmental Educator and the Executive Director. The ideal candidate would have a degree from an accredited college or university in art, forestry, biology, environmental studies or related fields; a […]