Walk through the galleries and you’ll find many treasures from the Museum’s Permanent Collection: paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, and decorative arts. With so much to see, you might be surprised […]
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Delve deeper into what’s happening at the Museum! Explore articles and multimedia features about current exhibitions, exciting acquisitions, artist interviews, behind-the-scenes activities, works from the permanent collection, conservation efforts, upcoming events, announcements, and more!
June 25 – September 17, 2023 Author: Jeremiah William McCarthy, Chief Curator, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Since the beginning of the year, our Museum has been hard at […]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for an Artful Evening on June 10! It was truly a pleasure to spend the evening celebrating art with friends of the Museum! […]
Author: Brittany Reilly, Executive Director, The Irving & Aaronel deRoy Gruber Foundation On the occasion of artist Aaronel deRoy Gruber’s kinetic outdoor sculpture Alumascape III joining The Westmoreland Museum of […]
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) […]
Elizabeth Catlett’s Naima is the newest work to enter the collection of The Westmoreland, and the subject of this sculpture is Catlett’s granddaughter, model Naima Mora—a rare instance where Catlett worked from a known model rather than the archetypes she...
Curatorial Fellow Danny Volk spoke with Chief Curator Jeremiah William McCarthy about the reinstallation of the Museum’s modern and contemporary galleries.
Anila Quayyum Agha's Flowers (Blue and Red Circle) , 2017 was selected to be acquired during The Westmoreland Society’s 35th Annual Dinner on December 2, 2022.
We encourage you to dress in your most festive, vintage, or vintage-inspired frocks of any period! Need some inspiration? Read on to find out the fashion trends of the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s!
GB: Community and love are the words that describe what these photos accomplish. I believe we will be seeing and hearing about this project for a long time to come. I don’t want to underestimate the reach and potential impact...
One of The Westmoreland’s most recent conservation projects was the reframing of Thomas Hovenden’s Death of Elaine, a painting illustrating a passage from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s collection of poems Idylls of the King.
This exhibition explores how, after World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender.