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December 2015

Art Beat – On the Clock: Art and the NFL Draft

December 12, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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The selection process that The Westmoreland and the Brandywine River Museum entered into as they divided the substantial collection of art bequeathed to both museums by Richard M. Scaife carried all the drama of the NFL draft including, the clock! …

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SmART Chat – Benevolent Bequest

December 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Join Judy O’Toole, The Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO, for a gallery walk through the exhibition A Collector’s Passion: Selections form the Richard M. Scaife Collection illuminating the top choices from the round-robin selection process between the Brandywine River Museum and …

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January 2016

Art Beat – General Braddock Returns

January 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Since its acquisition in 2005, the narrative painting, The Wounding of General Braddock: Battle of the Monongahela, 9 July 1755 has traveled extensively to historical museums and sites throughout western Pennsylvania. We are proud to announce its return to our …

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SmART Chat – Precious Gems

January 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Join Barbara Jones, Chief Curator, for a gallery talk in A Collector’s Passion: Selections form the Richard M. Scaife Collection as she sheds light onto some of the smaller yet delightful works that were acquired from his collection that, while …

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March 2016

Art Beat – Not Lost, Just Found – CANCELLED

March 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Due to a scheduling conflict, this event has been cancelled.

Meet Vanessa German poet, performer, photographer, and sculptor for a journey into the creative genius that transforms everyday, discarded objects into the intricate sculptures that speak to the heart and …

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SmART Chat – Glass Act

March 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Take an up close and personal view of the amazing glass works in the Museum’s newest collection of contemporary art. Amy Morgan will lead a gallery tour of the beautiful glass sculptures and objects in the exhibition All About Color

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Art Beat – Stories Told in Ballads and Scrolls

March 19, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Join artist and folk singer Ellen Gozion as she performs folk songs filled with powerful storytelling imagery. Discover the magic of crankies, an old storytelling art form utilizing a long illustrated scroll wound onto two spools, which Ellen uses to …

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April 2016

Art Beat – Light from Fire: The Art of Dale Chihuly

April 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Fire, gravity and spontaneity are what draw Dale Chihuly to working with glass and the mesmerizing results are what draw observers to his work. From his smallest glass sculptures to his enormous outdoor installations, the play of color, light, and …

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SmART Chat – Stories in Art

April 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Join Lauren Churilla, Curator of the Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Collection at St. Vincent College, as she illuminates the stories that weave together the art in the exhibition Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-century American Art and the …

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May 2016

SmART Chat – Gallery Talk

May 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art,
221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States
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Join The Westmoreland’s Chief Curator Barbara Jones for a gallery talk in the Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-century American Art exhibition. Learn the important role that narrative paintings serve, not only as historical records of a …

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