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Students snapping cell phone photos of art in the Tonkin Gallery of Studio Glass and Ceramics

Palmer at a Glance

Hours

Hours

Tuesday–Friday | 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays and some holidays

FREE ADMISSION

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Location

The Palmer is located on Curtin Road near the Forum building, Pasquerilla Spiritual Center-Eisenhower Chapel, and Stuckeman Family building.

Parking

Visitor parking for the Palmer Museum of Art is available for $1 per hour at the Nittany and East Parking Decks.

Palmer Museum Parking Google Map

ADA parking is available in lots adjacent to the Palmer with a valid Penn State day permit in addition to the valid state-issued ADA placard or license plate. One-day permits may be obtained from the University Parking Office in Eisenhower Parking Deck on Shortlidge Road, from campus kiosks, or from the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau on Park Avenue next to Beaver Stadium. ADA parking is also available on each level of the Nittany and East Parking Decks. Elevators are located at the southeast and northwest corners of the Nittany Deck and southwest and northwest corners of the East Deck.

For more information about parking or permits, call the parking office at 814-865-1436.

Artwork by Community Day artist Erin Bolger Welsh
Jun 25

Palmer Museum Community Day: Exploring Art and Abstraction

Palmer Museum of Art, Christoffers Lobby, 100
The Palmer marks its 50th anniversary in 2022! Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate the museum’s birthday with art, gallery tours, and hands-on

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Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State

814-865-7673

Curtin Road
University Park, PA
16802