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Fred Danziger

Three Rivers Dawn, 2014

Oil, 32" x 48"

Courtesy of James Gallery

Kathleen Kase Burk
Birds of the World, 2014
Pencil on paper, 33 1/2" x 38 1/2"
Courtesy of the artist


Current Exhibition

The Light in Nature and Time: Paintings by Fred Danziger

April 22 through June 11

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In the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Balcony Gallery

Kathleen Kase Burk: Drawings, 1996-2016

April 15, 2015 - June 11, 2016

Future Exhibitions

Fabricating Whimsy: Musings of Martha McKinley Murphy (June 17 - October 15)


The Finest of Forty: A Special Anniversary Exhibition of Outstanding Art from the Permanent Collection (June 24 - October 15)

Upcoming Events

Adult Art Classes (The Art of Wood Carving with Tom McCarty) - May 3, 5, 10, 12


Artist Reception for The Light in Nature and Time: Paintings by Fred Danziger - May 14


Artwork submissions for Biennial 2016 due. For more information, contact Beverlie Hartnett - May 30


Conversations with the Curator feat. Fred Danziger - June 9


Gala - July 16

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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.