Exhibitions at The Westmoreland

Featured exhibition

65 Artists, 65 Years: An Anniversary Exhibition

As 2024 is the 65th anniversary of the Museum opening its doors to the public, the year will start off with an anniversary exhibition presenting 65 artists from the museum collection.

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Current exhibitions

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65 Artists, 65 Years: An Anniversary Exhibition

As 2024 is the 65th anniversary of the Museum opening its doors to the public, the year will start off with an anniversary exhibition presenting 65 artists from the museum collection.

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George Hetzel and Scalp Level

George Hetzel and Scalp Level showcases the artwork of George Hetzel and his students from the Scalp Level School. This exhibition celebrates the rich artistic heritage of Southwestern Pennsylvania and profound influence […]

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Creating Common Memory

This exhibition presents select works from the Museum’s permanent collection through Hayden Haynes’s individual perspective as a member of the Onöndowa’ga:’ (Seneca) and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy).

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Breaking Ground: Landscape and Labor in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Breaking Ground: Landscape and Labor in Southwestern Pennsylvania is a reinstallation of The Westmoreland’s permanent collection that explores the profound impact of landscape and local industry on the collective identity of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Upcoming exhibitions

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All the Right Notes

Inspired by the long-term loan of Terry Adkin’s kinetic Native Son (Circus) and Melissa Meyer’s monumental O The Times, O The Times, O The Manners, All The Right Notes presents artworks and objects inspired by the ethereality of music. A newly acquired suite of…

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The Great Search: Art in a Time of Change, 1928–1945

The Great Search: Art in a Time of Change, 1928–1945 surveys the period from the beginning of the Great Depression to the end of World War II to demonstrate how pluralism […]

Past exhibitions

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Toshiko Mori & Frank Lloyd Wright: Dialogue in Details

This exhibition highlights the dialogue between two architectural works – Wright’s 1907 Martin House, the home complex for businessman Darwin D. Martin and his family, and Mori’s 2009 Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavilion, a visitor center and interpretive gallery for…

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southwestern Pennsylvania

Co-organized by The Westmoreland Museum of American Art and Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. This exhibition offers a multi-sensory experience by presenting immersive videos and models of unrealized residential, commercial, and civic projects designed by Frank…

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Block Party: Community and Celebration in American Art

This exhibition takes as its point of departure the World War I innovation of the urban “block party,” and uses it as a lens to view ideas on belonging, activism, and mutual solidarity in historical and contemporary American art. Drawn largely…

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Forests of Symbols

This installation of five paintings shows the influence of European Symbolism on art as it developed in this country from the early to mid-twentieth century.

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Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1945-1975

Native American artists who redefined the concept of abstraction by creating works informed by their own traditional aesthetics combined with art influences coming out of New York and California.

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Gavin Benjamin: Break Down and Let It All Out

In the inaugural project of the Museum’s new contemporary series in its historic paneled rooms, portraits of local community members activate a domestic installation.

Past exhibitions

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Southwestern Pennsylvania

Co-organized by The Westmoreland Museum of American Art and Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. This exhibition offers a multi-sensory experience by presenting immersive videos and models of unrealized residential, commercial, and civic projects designed by Frank…

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Block Party: Community and Celebration in American Art

This exhibition takes as its point of departure the World War I innovation of the urban “block party,” and uses it as a lens to view ideas on belonging, activism, and mutual solidarity in historical and contemporary American art. Drawn largely…

Permanent collection

The Westmoreland’s expansive collection of American art with a strong focus on the art and artists of Southwestern Pennsylvania is always available in the Museum’s permanent collection galleries. There is always something new to discover!