HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced the winners of "The Pennsylvania Modern: A Juried Photography Exhibition of Midcentury Modern Architecture," a state-wide juried competition that showcases the popular designs of Midcentury Modern architecture. This exhibition features nearly 100 images from across the state. More than 26 Pennsylvania cities and towns are represented and 52 Midcentury Modern buildings featured in the show.
Awards for Best of Show and Best Photograph of The State Museum and Archives Complex were presented at a ceremony held Sunday, October 25 at The State Museum. The winning photographers and their works are:
Best of Show
Andrew Hoff, Camp Hill, Cumberland County
Barlup's Appliances 2015, Enola
Best of The State Museum and Archives Complex
Joseph Skompski, Uniontown, Fayette County
Pennsylvania State Archives 2014, Harrisburg
The 50th anniversary of the opening of The State Museum and Archives Complex, at Third and North Streets in Harrisburg, was the impetus for the competition, as well as the listing of the complex to the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the State Capitol in Harrisburg, is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History. The State Museum offers expansive collections interpreting Pennsylvania's fascinating heritage.
With exhibits examining the dawn of geologic time, the Native American experience, the colonial and revolutionary era, a pivotal Civil War battleground and the commonwealth's vast industrial age, The State Museum demonstrates that Pennsylvania's story is America's story.
For more information on the exhibit, visit The State Museum online at www.statemuseumpa.org.
Media Contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639
SOURCE Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission