Stories from The Westmoreland

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65 Artists, 65 Years: An Anniversary Exhibition

February 11 – September 8, 2024 Author: Jeremiah William McCarthy, Chief Curator   In 2024, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art celebrates the 65th anniversary of officially opening its doors […]

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Westmoreland Society 36th Annual Dinner & Acquisition of “Black Sheep” by Sophie Glenn

It was another exciting night at the Museum as Members of the Westmoreland Society gathered on December 1, 2023, for the 36th annual Westmoreland Society Dinner. The evening began with cocktails and a special preview in the Robertshaw Gallery of...

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Creating Common Memory

November 8, 2023 — December 31, 2024 Organized by guest curator Hayden Haynes (Onöndowa’ga:’, Deer Clan, Seneca Nation of Indians, Cattaraugus Territory), with Dr. Erica Nuckles, the Museum’s Director of Learning, […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southwestern Pennsylvania

October 15, 2023 – January 14, 2024 Author: Jeremiah William McCarthy, Chief Curator   In 2019 teams from The Westmoreland Museum of American Art and Fallingwater met to discuss a […]

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Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1945–1975 

February 26–May 28, 2023 Freedom, spontaneity, and personal expression: these are the characteristics that would define the generation of Indigenous artists at Santa Fe’s Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) […]