Free Admission Wednesday Evenings at The Westmoreland Sponsored by First Commonwealth Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts:
Claire Ertl, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
724.837.1500 x128
certl@thewestmoreland.org

Charlene Bidula, Manager of Communications
cbidula@thewestmoreland.org

GREENSBURG, PA, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – Beginning this evening, Wednesday, May 3, and continuing through the end of October, admission to The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will be free on all Wednesdays from 5-7pm. The new “Free Admission Wednesday Evenings” initiative is sponsored by First Commonwealth Bank.

“We are excited for this new opportunity made possible by First Commonwealth Bank’s support. Wednesday is our one regularly scheduled day with later hours, and we hope by now offering free admission more in the community will take advantage of an evening visit to the Museum,” expressed Judith H. O’Toole, The Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO.

Megan White, Small Business Solutions Leader at First Commonwealth Bank, stated, “The Westmoreland is such an asset to our community, and we are so pleased to be a part of an initiative to help bring more people to the Museum.”

Admission to the Museum is normally a suggested donation amount of $15 for adults and $10 for seniors with free admission for Museum members, children (18 & under), students (with valid ID), veterans and military (active duty & reserve) along with their families. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11am-5pm, with late hours on Wednesdays from 5-7pm.

About The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, located at 221 N. Main Street in Greensburg, PA, completed a transformational renovation and expansion project in October 2015. A new LEED-certified addition of over 13,000 square feet features a dynamic cantilevered design along with a stunning view of the City of Greensburg and the Laurel Highlands beyond. The Westmoreland’s permanent collection is comprised of works by major American artists from the 18th century through the present, with a special emphasis on Southwestern Pennsylvania art and artists. The Museum also offers an impressive schedule of temporary exhibitions of American art – both nationally-travelling and those organized in house – as well as events and community-oriented educational programming for all ages. More information is available at thewestmoreland.org.

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