Calling all art aficionados! During your stay at Oak Lodge, we recommend immersing yourself in the artistic culture of the Laurel Highlands. One of the best havens for appreciating various forms is at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Also known as The Westmoreland, this modern gallery in Greensburg, PA, maintains the mission “to stimulate imagination and innovation through great experiences with art.” As you meander through this showcase, you’ll find a carefully curated selection of artwork from local and national talent. Whether you’re an artist yourself or simply appreciate the beauty of art, visiting this marvelous establishment will make a great addition to your getaway!
After you tour the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, request 24-hour access to our complimentary Online Vacation Guide to discover more culinary, cultural, and historical places on your getaway with Oak Lodge!
What’s Happening at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is one of the most wondrous museums in the Laurel Highlands. It’s open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Wednesdays, enjoy the longer hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m with free admission from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. If you wish to visit, we will coordinate your entire trip for you in combination with a getaway to Oak Lodge!
What’s on Display
Throughout the year, the Westmoreland Museum of American Art showcases a collection of eclectic pieces. Through the mediums of photography, sculptures, and paintings, you’ll be captivated by the many exhibits on display. These compelling showcases typically rotate every 2 to 3 months.
Past exhibitions include Fashion in Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Handle With Care, Artists in Action, and The Art of Movement: Alexander Calder, George Rickey & Tim Prentice. Due to the varying subject matter on display, there’s no shortage of unique perspectives that’ll surely captivate you!
Events to Attend
Do you want to peruse the galleries, enjoy the scenic views, and immerse yourself in this artistic haven for free? Reserve your space today for the All About You Free Sunday. Enjoy this remarkable event the first Sunday of every month. You won’t be disappointed at one of the most popular Westmoreland Museum of American Art events!
Nothing helps you tap into your creative side quite like a happy hour at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Officially known as Art on Tap, sip on a draft brew from a local brewery and exploring the galleries on the second Friday of every month. Tickets are $9 for adults, and we recommend purchasing in advance due to this event’s popularity!
Join a Class
Whether you wish to tap into your literary or creative side, the perfect workshop awaits at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Paint pictures with your words at the marvelous Step Into the Art class. You’ll explore surveyed artforms through the written word, while a museum educator engages you in an intellectual discussion. In this open talk, enrich your mind with questions and ask present members of Ligonier Valley Writers for advice as you craft your work.
Or, participate in one of the Pop Up Studios. Each of these inviting workshops helps you learn various specialty techniques. No matter your skill level, it’s a great way to relax and take a break from your daily routine!
Where to Buy
If you find something you like, peruse the gift shop for artist-inspired designs. You’ll browse a collection of posters, bags, stationery, eclectic items, and other memorabilia. It’s the perfect way to commemorate your visit!
Book Your Stay at Oak Lodge
Once you’ve experienced the wonderful Westmoreland Museum of American Art, head back to the comforts of Oak Lodge. Our rustic bed and breakfast is situated on 800 acres of bliss and serenity, as well as provides the perfect place for relaxation on your next couple’s retreat. Reconnect with nature, your special someone, and most importantly yourself as you pass the cascading waterfalls, indulge in a spa treatment, and unwind in your accommodation. Browse our delightful selection of charming properties and reserve the ideal one for your intimate getaway. To enhance your stay, peruse our many specials, each of which is designed to bring you closer to the culture of the Laurel Highlands. We are looking forward to hosting you this year at Oak Lodge!