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Greensburg, PA
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Exhibition: Alisha Wormsley: The space I am in: Oracles
10/04/2019 - 12/08/2019 (more information)
Alisha Wormsley
The space I am in: Oracles
© Alisha B. Wormsley
Exhibition:  Alisha Wormsley: The space I am in: Oracles
Color Motion 4-64, 1964
Exhibition: POP/OP
10/01/2019 - 03/01/2020 (more information)
Edna Andrade (1917-2008)
Color Motion 4-64, 1964
Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches
Collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gift of Frederick R. McBrien III, 2003-94-1. This collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art is made possible through the Art Bridges+Terra Foundation Initiative to share American Art.
Exhibition: POP/OP on Paper
Through 10/31/2019 (more information)
Julian Stanczak (1928-2017)
Yellow One, 20th Century
Seriagraph on Paper, 24 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in.
Gift through the David Anderson Gallery. 1984.270
Yellow One, 20th Century
Pipeline Wave (for Billabong), 2009
Exhibition: Era of Cool:
The Art of John Van Hamersveld

07/20/2019 - 10/20/2019 (more information)
John Van Hamersveld (b. 1941)
Pipeline Wave (for Billabong), 2009
Digital print on canvas from original drawing
Collection: Manhattan Beach City Hall, Manhattan Beach, CA © John Van Hamersveld
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
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Greensburg, PA 15601-1898
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Hours

The Westmoreland’s new hours (beginning March 30):

Wed. – Fri.: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. – Sun.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon. – Tues.: closed (except for scheduled school groups and partner programs)

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day

Admission
Admission to the Museum is now free after the elimination of a suggested donation policy last year.

Free Parking

The Museum and gardens are ADA accessible.

Museum Shop

Café Marchand
A partnership with French Express, the café will offer a rotating menu of hot soups, quiches, freshly prepared sandwiches and salads, pastries, and gourmet grab-and-go snacks, plus coffee, wine and Pennsylvania craft beers, along with a variety of other craft beverages.

Funding for Café Marchand comes in part from the Westmoreland County Tourism Grant Program.

Mission
The mission of The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is to enrich a growing public through innovative and collaborative approaches to the collection, preservation and presentation of American art.

Our Vision
To be a preeminent museum of American art.

Brief History
The Westmoreland was established in 1959 through a generous bequest from Mary Marchand Woods, a long-time Greensburg resident who wanted her community to have an important cultural institution. From the early years, an inspirational collection of significant American art was amassed, alongside a strong exhibition and educational program.

A 1997 campaign greatly improved the visitor’s experience at the Museum, and made it a vital and forward-thinking regional asset.

With its 50th Anniversary in 2009, there was an opportunity to celebrate past accomplishments and discuss future goals as a museum for the 21st century—marked by a long-planned-for expansion and renovation.

Fast forward to today.
After a national search, Ennead Architects of New York was selected to design The New Westmoreland—a dynamic building to reflect its era and its function. LaQuatra Bonci Landscape Architects of Pittsburgh was chosen to beautify the Museum grounds.

The transformational and LEED® certified design features a complete renovation of the original 30,000 square-foot space, and includes a 13,287 square-foot addition with new galleries and community and educational programming spaces.

A new cantilevered wing will provide expanded space for traveling exhibitions and a new collection of post-1950s works.

A lower level wing will make way for a large Community Room for Westmoreland Jazz Society concerts, lectures and private rental events.

Outdoors, a masterful design unfolds with a series of intimate gardens and outdoor terraces, a meadow and bounty of native plantings. The Garden’s innovative, environmentally-sustainable and fully ADA-accessible design features outdoor sculptures, seating areas and Wi-Fi. It can be enjoyed year-round.


Exhibitions:

Alisha Wormsley: The space I am in: Oracles
October 04, 2019 - December 08, 2019
(more information)

POP/OP
October 01, 2019 - March 01, 2020
(more information)

Era of Cool: The Art of John Van Hamersveld
July 20, 2019 - October 20, 2019
(more information)

POP/OP on Paper
Through October 31, 2019
(more information)

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