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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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3 Snowy Works of Art to View This Winter

“Walking in a winter wonderland!”🎶 ❄️🌧️ Do you love walking in a winter wonderland and can’t wait for more snowflakes to fall? Or, do you prefer to enjoy snow from the comfort of being indoors? Either way enjoy these 3 …

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5 Spooky Fall Favorites!

When visiting the Museum, make sure you check out these 5 spooky fall favorites in our permanent galleries!

1. Late Autumn in the Woods, n.d. by Alfred S. Wall We love all of the fall landscapes in the Southwestern PA …

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