Thursday, April 13, 2017

Museum Blends Art and Fashion

Kenneth Frazier (1867-1949), Woman with a Veiled Hat, c. 1913, Bequest of Richard M. Scaife, 2015.57
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art invites you to a weekend full of art and fashion. Don’t miss these events hosted by The Committee for The Westmoreland. All proceeds support the Museum’s exhibition and education programs.

Friday evening April 28, starts the weekend off with a cocktail party from 6-9pm featuring art-inspired fashions created by Seton Hill University’s Theater and Dance Program and Costume Design and Technology students, which will remain on display throughout the weekend. There will also be informal modeling by Larrimor’s of Pittsburgh and Carabella of Oakmont, a pop-up vendor market, style trucks from The Vintage Valet, Magnolia on Main, Style Truck by Jackee Ging, and many more surprises. Enjoy music by Joshua Ben Quartet and light bites from Sun Dawg CafĂ©, vote for your favorite creation, and stroll our galleries to view our newest exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection. Tickets are $65 for members and $75 for non-members.

On Sunday afternoon April 30, from 1-3pm, don’t miss our Art + Fashion Talk with a special presentation by Pittsburgh fashion designer Lana Neumeyer, Lisa McChesney, owner of LHM Designs in Ligonier, Emily Mack Jamison, owner and designer of Emy Mack Shoes in Shadyside. Seton Hill University’s student fashion designs, inspired by the Museum’s collection, will also be on display. Refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members.

Best deal: A special combination ticket for both Friday and Sunday events is $75 for members and $90 for non-members.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is located at 221 N. Main Street in Greensburg, For tickets, go here: www.showclix.com/event/art-as-fashion/tag/aaf_eblast

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