For a fantastic way to spend your day near your Toftrees Apartment, without affecting your wallet, visit the Palmer Museum of Art, located right on Penn State’s Campus! The most significant academic art museum in Pennsylvania. Through world-class exhibitions, objects, programs, and outreach, the museum serves as a vital and accessible cultural resource for Penn State’s students, faculty, scholars, and visitors from the entire central Pennsylvania region. The Palmer Museum of Art is celebrating its longstanding connection to the wider local community during its 50th anniversary this year!

With their core values consisting of R.I.S.E.- Relevance, Integrity, Service, and Engagement, the Palmer encourages critical thinking. Additionally, the museum strives to inspire curiosity and creativity, as well as foster inclusion and respect for diverse cultures. With a mission of teaching, research, and public service. 

The Palmer Museum of Art is open, free of charge, Tuesdays through Friday from 11 am until 5 pm, Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays from noon until 5 pm. 

Plan your visit to The Palmer and experience the vast collection and thought-provoking special exhibitions that the museum has to offer.