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 […]
Category: Permanent Collection
The newest work of art to be added to The Westmoreland's permanent collection is Lilly Martin Spencer's (1822–1902), Still Life with Apples, 1891.
In The Swimming Pool, Davids depicts the end of an idyllic summer day at a swimming pool in a rural area, shown by the rolling hills dotted with the occasional house in the background.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Like many art museums across the county, The Westmoreland postponed its temporary exhibition program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This provided the Museum with an opportunity to examine and exhibit […]
Throughout history, artists of color have been excluded from academic associations and teaching institutions and have not been fully recognized for their talents, achievements, and contributions to the art world. […]
For this season’s Animated Landscape, we are featuring Alfred S. Wall’s Old Saw Mill, 1851. Enjoy the sights and sounds of a wintry landscape, covered in snow, from your very […]
Due to restrictions implemented by the State of Pennsylvania, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art was closed to the public from Saturday, December 12, 2020 through Tuesday, January 5, 2021, […]
After being absent from The Westmoreland’s 19th Century Gallery for almost a year due to its frame undergoing an extensive conservation treatment, visitor favorite Rip Van Winkle by George Frederick […]