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Current Exhibition

In the Elizabeth Shaw Gamble Gallery

Artists of the 21st Century: Student Art Exhibition - February 15 through April 21


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Future Exhibitions

The View from My Easel: Pastel Landscapes of the East Coast - May 3 through August 4


Upcoming Events

Lunch a l'Art with Kathryn Carr - April 18


Free Museum Day - May 5


Lunch a l'Art with Stan Sperlak - May 23


Garden Party - July 27

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SAMA capped its expansion in 1997 with a move westward into Westmoreland County. The Ligonier Valley Museum is modeled on an authentic log cabin design that reflects the historic community and is surrounded by numerous flower gardens. The Walter Carlyle Shaw Paperweight Collection is on permanent display in a custom installation that frames the exhibition gallery.


One Boucher Lane & Route 711 South
Ligonier, PA 15658

Phone (724) 238-6015
Fax (724) 238-6281



Hours of Operation

The Ligonier Museum will be closed Friday, April 19 - May 2 for installation.

Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays and holidays

The Museum is closed for installation between exhibitions.