Archive / News

RSS feed for this section

Upcoming Events

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.  […]

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 […]

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, […]

Trail Run Reg. OPENS with a sale!

Registration NOW OPEN and selling fast! Use this link to register. This trail run is brought to you by our partners and friends at: We also want to thank our key sponsors: September 8, 2018 Celebrate the Center’s 500 acres of rustic woodland beauty at the Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for Conservation!  The Center is thrilled to partner […]

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 […]

New glassware is in the building!

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to announce the production and availability of our new glassware sets. Each set contains four glasses with ETCHED Ned Smith artwork. They are dishwasher safe and make a great gift. We have the following available for purchase in our gift shop: Rocks glasses – $16.99/set […]

Still need a gift?

Our gift shop has gifts for everyone; just in time for the Holidays! The Artist The Concert Goer The Entertainer Animal Lover The one who has it all These Items and many more are also offered in our gift shop! Stop by and see what great treasures you can find.

Ned Smith Center