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Museum Shop Holiday Gift Guide

Struggling with what gifts to get your loved ones this year? Look no further! Stop by the Museum Shop and shop a lovely selection of home décor, handcrafted jewelry, handwoven scarves, holiday ornaments, elegant accessories and more, many of which …

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5 Spooky Fall Favorites to view this Autumn!

When visiting the Museum, make sure you check out these 5 spooky fall favorites in our permanent galleries!

1. Late Autumn in the Woods, n.d. by Alfred S. Wall
We love all of the fall landscapes in the Southwestern PA …

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School’s in session. Time to plan a field trip!

With a new school year underway, many educators across the region are researching and planning field trips to complement classroom learning with fun and educational out-of-the-classroom experiences!

Visiting an art museum may only seem relevant to art educators; however a …

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A Chat With Iconic Illustrator & Graphic Designer John Van Hamersveld

Loved listening to the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour, the Grateful Dead’s Skeletons in the Closet, or the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street albums? Ever look at the album covers and think the art encapsulated the counterculture mind-bending vibe of …

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The Era of Cool Continues!

by Barbara Jones, Chief Curator at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

Over the course of nearly sixty years, multidisciplinary graphic artist John Van Hamersveld has created influential and instantly recognizable design.

Van Hamersveld’s career was launched with his design …

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3 Things You Can’t Miss at The Westmoreland This Fall!

As the air gets crisper, the temperature gets chillier and the leaves start to turn glorious shades of red, yellow and orange, The Westmoreland has planned some fall happenings that simply shouldn’t be missed! Below is our top 3 list …

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