Press Releases

Museum Holiday Parade Float to Feature Community Handprints and Reproduction of Popular Winter Scene Painting by Grandma Moses 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Director of Marketing & Public Relations Claire Ertl certl@thewestmoreland.org 724.837.1500 x128  Museum Holiday Parade Float to Feature Community Handprints and Reproduction of Popular Winter Scene Painting by Grandma Moses  GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania […]

Gavin Benjamin Returns to The Westmoreland to Premiere Break Down and Let It All Out

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (September 15, 2022) – Gavin Benjamin, former resident artist at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, returns to the Museum for an exhibition featuring photographic portraits of local […]

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Concludes National Tour of High Museum’s Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (August 29, 2022) – From October 16, 2022 through February 5, 2023, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will present Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America, […]

The First Stanza of Sarah Williams-Devereux’s Poem To Be Installed as Part of the Bridging the Gap Public Art Project

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (June 8, 2022) –The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is pleased to announce that the first stanza of literary artist Sarah Williams-Devereux poem Nexus will be installed Tuesday, […]

Anne Kraybill Leaving The Westmoreland in July to Lead Wichita Art Museum

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (May 17, 2022) – The Board of Trustees of The Westmoreland Museum of American Art announces that Anne Kraybill will be leaving her position as Richard M. Scaife […]

Alone Together: Encounters in American Realism

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (April 5, 2022) – Opening Sunday, May 29 at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, the exhibition Alone Together: Encounters in American Realism brings together works of art […]

Return of In-Person Summer Art Camps

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (March 29, 2022) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is excited to announce the return of in-person art camps during the summer of 2022. The Museum will […]

Erica Armstrong Dunbar & Alexander Smalls Welcomed to The Westmoreland for Upcoming April Events

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (March 22, 2022) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art welcomes historian, writer and lecturer Erica Armstrong Dunbar on April 21 and award-winning chef, author and raconteur Alexander […]

Jeremiah William McCarthy Appointed Curator of American Art

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (March 8, 2022) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremiah William McCarthy as Curator of American Art. McCarthy will begin […]

Celebrated painter, muralist Janel Young begins Artist-in-Residency at The Westmoreland

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (February 28, 2022) – Artist Janel Young of JY Originals will begin a seven-month residency at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art on March 6. During her residency, […]

Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance Opens at The Westmoreland in January  

The exhibition features newly created works by artist Stephen Towns and examines the American dream through the lives of Black Americans GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (November 18, 2021) – Opening on Sunday, January 30, 2022 and remaining on view through May 8 at The […]

Chief Curator Barbara L. Jones to Retire in April 2022

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (September 7, 2021) – On April 1, 2022, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art’s Barbara L. Jones will retire from her position as Chief Curator for the organization […]