Next PMPA Meeting

The next meeting of the PMPA will be a board only retreat held on Saturday August 29, 2017 at Alvernia College. This is a closed meeting. We will resume public meetings in September. For additional information, call Janet Albert-Herman at 610-777-0945.

posted on: 12/10/2016 1:06 PM

WITF Pennhurst documentary

WITF public television station produced the Pennhurst documentary i go home that features many PMPA Members.


posted on: 4/25/2016 5:05 AM

Sponsor our traveling exhibit

Host our Traveling Exhibit: The Pennhurst Story - from Tragedy to Disability Rights. A free traveling exhibition detailing the rise and fall of the infamous Pennhurst State School and Hospital


posted on: 3/5/2016 1:42 PM

Six Year Draft Plan for New Interpretive Center

The PMPA has laid out a 6 year plan for bringing former Pennhurst Superintendent's residence from its current state to the proposed disability museum and interpretive center.


posted on: 10/15/2015 1:52 PM

The Arcadia Pennhurst Book is Available!

Pennhurst State School and Hospital (Images of America) by the PMPA's J. Gregory Pirmann is now available for purchase at Amazon!


posted on: 6/3/2015 1:39 PM

Like Us on Facebook!

Join us on our Facebook page and get in on the conversation!


posted on: 1/17/2015 7:48 AM

Free Movie Screening of Pennhurst: The Road to Civil Rights for People with Disabilities

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) will host a screening of Pennhurst: The Road to Civil Rights for People with Disabilities. Produced by Amy Laura Cahn. April 11, 2011, at 5:30 p.m United Way Building, 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia


posted on: 3/23/2011 11:27 AM

NPR: Haunted House Has Painful Past As Asylum

NPR covers Pennhurst and the Haunted Asylum


posted on: 10/29/2010 2:09 PM

The Final Pennhurst Re-Use Design and Feasibility Study Is Released

The PM&PA was awarded a $50,000 design services grant through the American Institute of Architects' Community Design Collaborative. Thanks to the kind cooperation of property owner Richard Chakejian, the grant was used to conduct a conceptual design/feasibility study to examine what could very well may be the most groundbreaking adaptive re-use in Pennsylvania history.


posted on: 9/27/2010 7:10 AM

A Call of Conscience - Pennhurst State School and Hospital

The PM&PA worked in conjunction with Heath Hofmeister of Electric Machine Productions to create a video that consolidates the historic significance of the Pennhurst campus with the need for appropriate preservation and rememberance. Please take a moment to watch this video.


posted on: 9/23/2010 1:21 PM

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