The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Announces Temporary Closure in Accordance with New COVID-19 Restrictions

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (December 11, 2020) – Due to the recently implemented restrictions from the State of Pennsylvania, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will be closed to the public beginning this Saturday, December 12, 2020 through Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

At this time, the reopening date and time for the Museum will be Wednesday, January 6 at 10am, when the Museum’s operating hours of Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, will resume.

In the meantime, the Museum will continue to present a full slate of virtual public programming, including art classes for children and adults, artist talks, a program focused on the Museum’s decorative arts collection, a film series, and a virtual Community Day on Sunday, January 3. For a full list of upcoming events and programs as well as other virtual offerings from the Museum, please visit thewestmoreland.org.

Additionally, the Museum’s outdoor Winter Lights display will remain open for the public to enjoy from dusk to 10pm nightly, and one may visit the Museum Shop online by clicking on the “Shop” button found at the bottom of every page on the website.

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About The Westmoreland Museum of American Art:
Western Pennsylvania’s only museum dedicated to American art, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, is a place to share meaningful cultural experiences that open the door to new ideas, perspectives and possibilities. The Westmoreland’s extraordinary permanent collection, with its strong focus on the art and artists of Southwestern Pennsylvania, is complemented by an impressive schedule of temporary exhibitions featuring both nationally traveling exhibitions and those organized by the Museum as well as community-oriented programming and special events. More information is available at thewestmoreland.org and on the Museum’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles. For information on ways to connect with the Museum from home, please click here.

 

PRESS CONTACTS:
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Claire Ertl
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Manager of Communications
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