Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

June 03, 2019 - September 25, 2019

We Remember: Service to the State and Nation

This exhibition honors the memory of Senate Members and Senate Librarians who also served our nation during wartime.

May 01, 2018 - June 03, 2019

Pennsylvania Senate: The Early Years

Celebrates the creation of the Pennsylvania Senate as seen in the legislative record.


January 28, 2019 - June 03, 2019

Spirit & Substance: 100 Years of Violet Oakley, Capitol Muralist

A retrospective exhibition in honor of the one hundredth anniversary of Violet Oakley's Senate Chamber murals

January 01, 2019 - January 28, 2019

Opening Day: The History Behind The Ceremony

Shares the story of the Senate's Opening Day Ceremony through the Senate Oath Books, Journals and other records.


May 01, 2018 - January 28, 2019

Privileged to Serve: Speakers and Presidents Pro Tempore of the Senate

Explores the Leadership of the Pennsylvania Senate through time.

May 01, 2018 - January 01, 2019

Library of the Senate: Caretaker of the Senate Past

Explores the development of the Senate Library, from its origins at the center of the legislative process, to its current roles as reference library and gatekeeper of the Senate's Institutional and legislative past.


What our guests are saying


“Thank you for your help!! I owe you a few cheesecakes”

Visitor from Philadelphia, PA
1 year ago

“Great to see a working Senate Library!”

Visitor from Arcata, CA
4 months ago

“Thanks a lot for the visit and the local tips!”

4 months ago

“We Rembember - interesting & informative display-appreciate the exhibit!”

Visitor from Manchester, PA
4 months ago

“Great work!”

1 year ago

“AWESOME!”

Visitor from Galesburg, MI
7 months ago

“Saw this exhibit in the 'Burg [magazine]. Very nice”

7 months ago

“So glad you've done this exhibit”

7 months ago

“Love [the] history & books”

6 months ago

“Very important exhibit and beautifully done. Thank you!”

5 months ago

“It's very amazing. Thank you for everything.”

Visitor from Berlin, Germany
5 months ago

“Beautiful! Amazing & proud to be from PA. Everyone is very welcoming here! :)”

Visitor from Pittsburgh, PA
5 months ago