Author: Maggie Geier
Art Making Project: Animal Interpretation!
Challenge: Animal Interpretation!
Using one of the following suggestions (or pick your own!) from the collection, create a new interpretation of the work using animals to replace the characters depicted.
Basic Supplies: Pencil and Paper! Additional Supplies: Tracing Paper, …Read more
Art Madness March Madness
Just because March Madness was cancelled, doesn’t mean you can’t win bragging rights by creating the best bracket!
Participate in #ArtMadness, a tournament pitting 16 of our staff’s favorite artworks against each other! Print and fill out a bracket. Follow …Read more
Art Making Project: “Moon Masque”
#MuseumFromHome Art Making Project inspired by Loïs Mailou Jones’ “Moon Masque”
From The Westmoreland’s Studio Programs Coordinator Michael Carsone (a.k.a. The Quarantine Crafter)
Join us in creating this all ages #MuseumFromHome Art Making Project, inspired by Loïs Mailou Jones’ Moon …Read more
A Message from the Director
Dear Friends, It is hard to believe what has transpired in one week since we announced our temporary closure. I think we are all realizing that the effects of COVID-19 will affect our daily lives for much longer than anticipated. …Read more
Can you name 5 Women Artists? We can!
If you can’t or are struggling to do so, it’s because conventionally women have been dramatically underrepresented in museums, galleries, and auction houses.
According to a joint investigation by artnet News and In Other Words, just 11% of all acquisitions …Read more
The Fine Art of Conservation: A Crucial Component
Art is glorious to behold. It can be awe-inspiring, shocking, moving, challenging, and motivating. A work of art doesn’t remain that way by itself though.
There’s a lot of maintenance, cleaning, and care that goes on behind the scenes to …Read more
Culinary Experience Brings Author Toni Tipton-Martin & Chef Aziza Young to Greensburg
On April 18, 6:30-9pm, attendees of The Celebration and Evolution of Two Centuries of African American Cooking will enjoy a four-course meal prepared by Chef Aziza Young and a presentation by Toni Tipton-Martin.
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is …Read more
Eye-Popping Pop/Op Art!
POP/OP is a visually stimulating exhibition featuring works of art from both Pop and Op artists on view at The Westmoreland.
Pop art was an art movement that emerged in the late 1950s and ‘60s as a reaction to abstract …Read more
3 Ways to Celebrate Love at The Westmoreland this February!
Love art? Love love? LOVE, inspired by Robert Clark Indiana’s serigraph on paper, is in the air at The Westmoreland!
Celebrate love, Pop art, and Valentine’s Day this month at the Museum. Whether you’re celebrating the day with family, …Read more
Artists’ Answers: Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer, Nancy McNary-Smith, and Katie Ott
Wonder what inspired an artist or what they were thinking when they created a certain work of art? Us, too!
The 107th Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual features 53 works of art from some of the most talented working …Read more