The State Theatre: An Historic Landmark & Cultural Hub

When The State Theatre reopened in 2006, it has become a huge part of the Heart of Happy Valley. The State Theatre prides itself on having something for everyone. With the largest screen in the county and being Centre County’s only non-profit performing arts center, The State Theatre is a hub of arts and culture […]

Downtown State College Features the Work of Local Artist Mary Deutsch

We welcome the work of local artist Mary Deutsch! Mary has been a practicing artist for over 25 years, after receiving her BS in Art Education from Penn State University. Mary’s bold, dynamic and colorful abstract paintings will be on display in the Downtown State College Improvement District office at 127 S Fraser Street for […]

Collected Stories

What stories are yours to tell? What happens when the student surpasses the teacher? Can there be resolution? Collected Stories exposes the conflict between the established artist Ruth Steiner and the adulatory fan Lisa Morrison, who becomes a protege, disciple, colleague and friend – and finally threatening rival as Lisa cannibalizes Ruth’s life experiences, revealing […]

Collected Stories

What stories are yours to tell? What happens when the student surpasses the teacher? Can there be resolution? Collected Stories exposes the conflict between the established artist Ruth Steiner and the adulatory fan Lisa Morrison, who becomes a protege, disciple, colleague and friend – and finally threatening rival as Lisa cannibalizes Ruth’s life experiences, revealing […]

Collected Stories

What stories are yours to tell? What happens when the student surpasses the teacher? Can there be resolution? Collected Stories exposes the conflict between the established artist Ruth Steiner and the adulatory fan Lisa Morrison, who becomes a protege, disciple, colleague and friend – and finally threatening rival as Lisa cannibalizes Ruth’s life experiences, revealing […]

Italian Imprints Symposium

Nearly 20 international scholars will come together at the Stuckeman Family Building later this month to discuss how historians and scholars have processed Italy’s sustained importance for architecture and its history over the 20th century. Hosted jointly by the Stuckeman School and the Department of Architecture, “Italian Imprints: Issues and Influences in Architecture Culture in […]

Weekend Events December 13th-15th

Are you looking for something fun to do this  weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening in and around downtown between Friday, December 13th and Sunday, December 15th. Enjoy! Friday, December 13 Comic’s Club                    […]

Weekend Events November 8th-10th

Are you looking for something fun to do this  weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening in and around downtown between Friday, November 8th and Sunday, November 10th. Enjoy! Friday, November 8 Infant Massage                    […]

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

On Tuesday, September 10, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood publishes worldwide her highly anticipated new novel – The Testaments – a sequel to her most celebrated work, The Handmaid’s Tale. In a unique live event on this momentous date, cinema audiences will be treated to an evening in conversation with Atwood about the release […]

Weekend Events August 9th-11th

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening in and around downtown between Friday, August 9th and Sunday, August 11th. Enjoy! Friday, August 9 Downtown State College Farmer’s Market        11:30 am- 5:30 […]