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May 2019

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Enjoy a Mother’s Day brunch by Elegant Catering followed
by a tour of selections from our permanent collection all
featuring images of mother and child. Chief Curator Barbara
Jones and Director of Education Joan McGarry will take you
on a …

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Free

Tintype Photography Demonstration and Photoshoot with Artist Will Wilson

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Using a large format camera and the historic wet plate collodion process, the artist Will Wilson invites the public to engage in the ritual interchange that is the photographic studio portrait. As a gesture of reciprocity, the artist will gift …

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In Conversation: Will Wilson and Jami Powell

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Jami Powell, a citizen of the Osage Nation, is the Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College; and as a sitter of Will Wilson’s, she will discuss his artistic process and the …

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Art as Fashion: A Behind-the-Scenes View of the Met Gala and The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Featured Guest Clyde B. Jones III
Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement
at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

You are invited to a Red Carpet Cocktail Party at The Westmoreland.

Clyde Jones and his Development staff plan the famous Met …

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The Museum Turns 60!

May 29 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Stop by to celebrate The Westmoreland’s 60th Anniversary on the actual anniversary date of our official public opening in 1959. Cupcakes and punch will be served, and please leave a note sharing a favorite Museum memory.

This is a FREE

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In Conversation: Mickalene Thomas and Jose Diaz, Chief Curator, The Andy Warhol Museum

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

The Westmoreland, in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, presents a conversation exploring the artistic practices and thematic and stylistic similarities between the work of Thomas and Andy Warhol. Diaz, Chief Curator at The Warhol, and Thomas will discuss her …

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The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America with Chef Sean Sherman

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
August Wilson Cultural Center, 980 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

The Westmoreland, in partnership with the August Wilson Cultural Center, presents a talk by Sherman, Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge reservation and the founder of The Sioux Chef. Chef Sean is committed to revitalizing Native American cuisine. He is …

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June 2019

Dinner with Chef Sean Sherman: Reclaiming Native American Food

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Reception: 6–7pm; Dinner: 7–9pm
Enjoy a dinner and discussion, presented in partnership with Adelphoi Village, focusing on Native American cuisine sourced and foraged from local farmers and land. The Sioux Chef team, Anishinaabe, Mdewakanton Dakota, Navajo, Northern Cheyenne, Oglala Lakota, …

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Free

Community Day: Goodbye Pie Town

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

A farewell celebration to Sherrie Levine’s After Russell Lee: 1-60. The day includes food trucks, mechanical bull riding, a petting zoo, Blue Grass music and dancing. Enjoy pie samples from local bakers and purchase pies to take home!

FREE…

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Pop-Up Studio: Ikebana Flower Arranging with Mickey Corb

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Corb will introduce Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. Each participant will create their own beautiful arrangement, which they can take home to enjoy.

Pop-Up Studios are fun opportunities for adults (ages 18 and above) to get in touch …

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