110 North Main and Byers Ave
New Stanton, PA 15672
Phone: (724) 925-6755
Fax: (724) 925-3097
110 North Main and Byers Ave, New Stanton, PA, US, 15672
- Phone: (724) 925-6755
- Fax: (724) 925-3097
Arts & Museums
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is an exquisite art museum and holds immense significance. The museum specifically focuses on the art cultures and depictions of the Southwestern Pennsylvania. The museum site was opened to the general public in the year 1959. There is an array of eminent artists' collection that permanently stays preserved in the museum. The museum operates from Wednesday through Sunday, each week. Further details can be gathered by visiting their official website.
The Donora Smog Museum was established in 2008 to commemorate the tragic smog disaster that occurred in the city on October 26, 1948. It was caused allegedly due to the air pollution of the steel plants leading to the loss of 20 lives and leaving thousands sick. The museum opened on the 60th anniversary of the incident and showcases interesting aerial photographs, artifacts and memorabilia.
Operated by the Friends of the Monroeville Public Library, Gallery Space features frequently changing exhibits of the work of local and regional artists. Gallery Space is open during Library hours.
"Dedicated to making its programs and activities accessible to the people of the southwestern area of central Pennsylvania," the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art "exists to preserve, exhibit and advance American art." Modeled on an authentic log cabin design that reflects the historic community, the Ligonier Valley facility features the Walter Carlyle Shaw Paperweight Collection, which is on permanent display in a custom installation that frames the exhibition gallery.
Come to Fort Ligonier and step into a time warp that takes you back a couple of centuries to the days when King George II reigned over England. Modeled on the original, this life-sized replica, situated on the top of a hill in the Laurel Highlands, is one of the most magnificent in the United States. Bring the family along to relive the days of old. Artifacts relating to George Washington and General John Forbes are featured here, as well as memorabilia from the country's early warring days. A short video kicks off a very comprehensive tour, which takes visitors through the awesome site. Stroll through an array of paintings at the site's museum, or attend one of the special activities held on certain days. Stop at the store on your way out, to take home a piece of history.