HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the spring tour season will begin April 3 at the Governor's Residence, 2035 N. Front Street, Harrisburg.
"The governor and I look forward to showcasing the art and historic artifacts that reflect the rich heritage of our commonwealth," Mrs. Corbett said. "The featured art is a true reflection of Pennsylvania's beauty and history."
The latest art exhibition, "Pennsylvania: A Commemorative Portrait," highlights paintings of scenes across the state by the late Nick Ruggieri, a native of Central Pennsylvania. The exhibition is on loan from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and will be on display until September.
From April 3 to June 30, public tours are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours are free and conducted by professional docents. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the tour line at 717-772-9130.
For more information, visit www.pa.gov/firstlady.
Editor's Note: The following paintings are on display at the Governor's Residence:
- Pennsylvania Montage
- Gettysburg Battlefield – Adams County
- Steel Mill on the Monongahela – Allegheny County
- Horseshoe Curve – Blair County
- Delaware Canal at New Hope – Bucks County
- Incline Plane – Cambria County
- Cloisters – Lancaster County
- Coal Village of Eckley – Luzerne County
- George Washington's Headquarters – Montgomery County
- Drake's Oil Well – Venango County
- Fort Ligonier – Westmoreland County
- Cornwall Furnace – Lebanon County
- Old Swedes Church – Philadelphia County
- Daniel Boone Homestead – Berks County
- Colonial Courthouse – Delaware County
Media contact: Ashley Chunko, 717-787-1965
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the First Lady