Baltimore artist Stephen Towns on Declaration & Resistance and Fallingwater Residency
Nationally known painter and fiber artist, Stephen Towns (Baltimore, MD) is quite busy these days creating and finishing works for his upcoming solo exhibition, Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance, at The Westmoreland in 2022, while in residency at Fallingwater …Read more
Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Artists in the Collection
In celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month and our upcoming Greensburg Pride Celebration, June 26, 5-9pm, you need to get to know these 5 LGBTQIA+ artists from our collection, three deceased and two active today, who have created compelling and incisive …Read more
Border Cantos | Sonic Border Exhibition Overview
Written by Chief Curator Barbara Jones
Opening on Sunday, May 30, Border Cantos | Sonic Border is a collaboration between American photographer Richard Misrach and Mexican American artist/composer Guillermo Galindo. Together, they explore the complexities of the Mexican-American border through …Read more
Acquisition Alert: “E-140A (Textured Yellow),” 1971 by Tadasky (1935)
In honor of AAPI Heritage month, we wanted to amplify and celebrate the work of Tadasky (Tadasuke Kuwayama), who surged onto the New York art scene in the early 1960s with his paintings of concentric circles exploring the interaction of …Read more
Mother’s Day Collection at the Museum Shop!
Celebrate the women who have made an impact on your life this Mother’s Day! If you’re struggling with what to give your mom, grandmothers, and mother-in-law, this Mother’s Day, look no further. Shop the Mother’s Day Collection at the Museum …Read more
Take 5 with Artist-in-Residence Gavin Benjamin
Before becoming the newest Artist-in-Residence at The Westmoreland this April, multifaceted Pittsburgh artist Gavin Benjamin had a busy end to 2020 and beginning of 2021 with two solo exhibitions, Heads of State at the BoxHeart Gallery (2020) and Downtown Renown: …Read more
2nd Annual #ArtMadness Tournament
It’s that time of year again: #MarchMadness, and another #ArtMadness Tournament on the Museum’s Instagram! This year our Tournament pits 16 artworks, nominated by Museum staff members, against each other. The artworks nominated are personal staff favorites, recent …Read more
Q&A: Photographer Jason Starr on Living in a Time of Distance
Jason Starr’s poignant exhibition, Living in a Time of Distance, features a body of photographs documenting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in communities and regions across the continental United States, and is only on view at The Westmoreland …Read more
Celebrate International Women’s Day by Getting to Know These 5 Women Artists!
Name 5 artists? How many of them that you named were women? Can you name 3 women artists? How about 5?
If you are wondering why you may have named mostly male artists or are having trouble naming 3 women …Read more