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May 2019

Children’s Art Class – What Is Your Viewpoint?

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

If we all draw the same object, why does it look so different? Is it who we are, where we are, or where we have been? This class will use observation skills to create art from different viewpoints.

For children …

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Free

Community Day: Celebrating Native American Cultures

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Join The Westmoreland Museum of American Art and the Council of the Three Rivers Native American Center for a celebration of Native American cultures in our community. Come and enjoy Native American dance performances, music, storytelling, art activities and food.

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Pop-Up Studio: Gelli Plate with Wendy Milne

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

Add some dimension to your day by building layers of color and texture and printing from a “Gelli” plate. Your beautiful
printed paper will then be transformed into a collage.

Pop-Up Studios are fun opportunities for adults (ages 18 and …

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Art on Tap 2.0 – Salsa Night

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601 United States

Join Los Sabrosos Dance Co. as we salsa the night away in
conjunction with the Great American Music Series. Latin
American Rhythm band Gavas Beat is a group of friends
who share a passion for music and their Latin American…

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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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