Art & Galleries
The Foster & Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
The McCarl Coverlet Gallery houses more than 700 woven jacquard
bed weavings. Visitors learn about the history of weaving and folk
traditions of the region through exhibits, interpretive projects,
educational programs and research. The McCarl Coverlet Gallery also
offers multiple exhibits each year, group tours, speaking engagements,
school tours and more.
Greensburg Art Center & Rowe Gallery
This year-round gallery showcases an ever-growing cross-section of
established and emerging regional artists. The Greensburg Art Club
is a resource for art activities, classes, exhibits and more. Artists and
students alike explore a wide variety of media, including ceramics,
sculpture, fiber art, photography and jewelry.
Harlan & Harris Galleries @ the Seton Hill Arts Center
Seton Hill’s Harlan Gallery and Jodee Harris Gallery, located in the
Seton Hill Arts Center offer a variety of exhibitions by renowned artists
in addition to exhibiting student work. This environment for experiencing
art, examining issues and ideas, and engaging a diverse audience
supports both the university and the larger regional community.
The galleries host free, public artist talks and lectures, symposia and
related events in conjunction with many exhibits.
Latrobe Art Center
The Latrobe Art Center continues to expand opportunities for
individuals to find their artistic voice through classes, exhibits,
workshops, events and community partnerships. The Latrobe Art
Center commits to contributing to the quality of life for community
members through ongoing opportunities to celebrate the arts. The Art
Center also provides refreshments from The Neighborhood Café.
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art — Ligonier Valley
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art is dedicated to preserving,
exhibiting, and advancing American art while serving the communities
of Western Pennsylvania with exhibitions of fine art and educational
programs. The Ligonier Valley museum features a rotating exhibition
schedule of national, regional and local artists, plus a paperweight
collection on permanent display.
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The Westmoreland Museum of American Art
Located in downtown Greensburg, The Westmoreland is a regional
museum with a national presence. Home to more than 3,400 objects
of fine and decorative American art, The Westmoreland’s collection
includes works by major artists from four centuries. It also captures the
region’s rich agrarian and industrial past.
Music & Theater
Apple Hill Playhouse
Enjoy summer theater in an air-conditioned barn nestled in the
countryside. A community-based theater staging time-tested work,
Apple Hill Playhouse also produces family shows through its Johnny
Appleseed Children’s Theater.
From its founding in 1900 until 1927, the Casino hosted live
entertainment and was a popular stop along the vaudeville circuit. The
theater still hosts performances but is operated by volunteers dedicated
to the restoration and operation of the Victorian–style theater.
Formerly known as the Historic Ligonier Theatre, the Diamond Theatre
of Ligonier features live theatrical productions, movies, children’s
shows and more. It is also available to rent for your special event.
Freeport Theatre Festival
The Freeport Theatre Festival is a summer barn theatre in a pastoral
setting offering comedies and historical dramas written by resident
playwright Rennick Steele. Productions include members of the local
community and trained professionals from the Pittsburgh area.
Geyer Performing Arts Center
The Geyer Performing Arts Center has enjoyed 100-plus years as
Scottdale’s premier cultural center. The building has a rich and
colorful history and holds a long-standing tradition as a community
gathering place. Perform on stage, book your show, volunteer or just
relax and enjoy a performance in the air-conditioned theater.