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 Thursday, October 17 – A Day in the Life of a Modern Meteorologist: “But My App Said…” Marisa A. Ferger, lecturer in meteorology and member of Penn State’s Weather Communications Group, will be here to discuss the science of weather forecasting. How are observations taken? What role do balloons play? How are computer models generated? We’ll dig […]

2019 Summer Camps

2019 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 camps! […]

Volunteers Needed

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art depends on volunteers to run smoothly. This is important not only for our day to day operations but for our major events as well. We are currently looking for help with the following events: Summer Concert Series Volunteers are needed to help with parking for a few […]

2019 Nature Discovery Series

May 4, Spring Bird Walk Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don’t worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed […]

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 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.    

Summer Intern Position Available

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 […]

Working Together Through Time: The Game Commission and Ned Smith

Throughout his prolific career, Ned Smith enjoyed a collaborative relationship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  He worked as a staff illustrator for the agency, creating over 120 cover paintings for Pennsylvania Game News magazine. Ned also produced several of the Game Commission’s “Working Together for Wildlife” prints, including the classic “Dutch Country Bluebirds. The Center’s […]

February 23 – Ray Owen presents Animal Odyssey

Saturday, February 23 – Animal Odyssey with Ray Owen Join the Ned Smith Center in welcoming Grammy nominated artist Ray Owen to the Ned Smith Gallery for a fun filled kids show. Ray will be presenting “Animal Odyssey,” a tuneful animal kingdom adventure teeming with sea creatures, tree beasts, farm animals and frolicking fauna. Come journey through a […]

Year End Giving

Annual Giving in Our 25th Anniversary Year What could be better than celebrating your 25th anniversary?  Brave and hopeful beginnings in 1993 with a promise to care for Ned’s artwork and continue his legacy.  In 2004: a building with gallery space and classrooms.  In 2011, an addition to that building with archival storage for Ned’s […]

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