Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

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.