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Kamal Youssef

Illumination, 2010

Oil on canvas, 30" x 40"

Gift of the artist in memory of Maria Youssef

Collection of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Kamal Youssef
Union, 1949
Mixed media on board, 12" x 9"


Current Exhibition

Wall-to-Wall Kamal

June 27 through October 11

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In the Balcony Gallery
Wall-to-Wall Kamal

June 27 - October 11, 2014

Future Exhibitions

International Exhibition of Botanical Art from the Hunt Institute - October 17 to December 6


Biennial 2014 - October 24 to January 24


Awash in Beauty: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection - December 12 to May 13

Upcoming Events

Halloween Family Day - October 11


Conversations with the Curator - December 4


Reception for Biennial 2014 - December 5

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The Loretto Museum, located on the campus of Saint Francis University, opened its doors in June of 1976. The Museum serves as headquarters to the complex of four SAMA facilities and is a repository for the permanent collection. Exhibitions are developed from national collections, as well as from SAMA’s permanent collection.


Saint Francis University Mall
P.O. Box 9
Loretto, PA 15940

Phone (814) 472-3920
Fax (814) 472-4131



Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

The Museum is closed for installation between exhibitions.