Press Releases

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 […]

Artist-in-Residency Program Welcomes Christiane Dolores

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (September 1, 2021) – Christiane Dolores, also known as Madame Dolores, is the current artist taking residence at The Westmoreland as part of an ongoing partnership with BOOM […]

Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee Exhibition Opens September 26 at The Westmoreland

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (July 13, 2021)–From September 26, 2021 through January 9, 2022, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is pleased to premiere Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee, which […]

Fred Shaw Next Featured Literary Artist for the Bridging the Gap Public Art Project

Over the next year, Shaw’s poem Fulcrum will be revealed on artist Janet Zweig’s Analog Scroll GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (June 14, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is pleased to share that […]

Artist Stephen Towns in Residency at Fallingwater’s High Meadow This Month

A livestreamed event from Fallingwater featuring the artist in conversation with guest curator Kilolo Luckett is scheduled on June 23 at 1 p.m. GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (June 1, 2021) – The […]

The Westmoreland Offers Free Art Making Kits during Community Art Week

Community Art Week will occur Wednesday, May 19 through Sunday, May 23 GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (May 12, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is thrilled to offer free art […]

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Presents Border Cantos | Sonic Border

Richard Misrach and Guillermo Galindo examine the Mexican-American border through image and sound. GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (May 5, 2021) – From May 30 through September 5, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art […]

The Westmoreland’s Café Marchand to Reopen May 5

The Museum’s café will reopen with grab-and-go service and limited menu GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (April 28, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is excited to announce that its Café […]

The Westmoreland Receives Highest National Recognition

Awarded Re-Accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (April 7, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, […]

The Westmoreland Appoints Dr. Erica Nuckles as Director of Learning, Engagement and Partnerships

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (March 15, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is excited to announce that Dr. Erica Nuckles will be joining the Museum’s staff as the Director of […]

Mini-Grant from Rivers of Steel Awarded to The Westmoreland

The grant will help support the upcoming exhibition Declaration and Resistance, a solo exhibition by artist Stephen Towns GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (February 05, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art […]

Pattern Makers Exhibition Opens February 7 at The Westmoreland

GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania (January 21, 2021) – The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will reopen to the public on Sunday, February 7 after a temporary closure that began in mid-December due […]