Ignite your imagination in Hoyt East! Every inch of the 7500 sq. ft. building houses classrooms, galleries and studios. Be inspired by arts, language and music classes throughout the year. Or check out the website for a robust schedule of exhibits, concerts, festivals, school programs and after-school programs. Guests are often enchanted by our collection of Shenango China, once produced for royalty, presidents, hotels, and railroads. The display also features Shenango’s museum line debuted by Eva Zeisel at the Museum of Modern Art in 1946. Other public spaces boast the contemporary works of Wolf Kahn, Romare Bearden, Robert Motherwell, Ed Eberle and many others. Lastly, shop the museum gift shop while you are here for original, handcrafted wares by area artists and artisans.
5. Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art
1901 Mulberry St, Scranton, PA 18510, USA
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The Everhart Museum is one of the region’s leading resources for educational and cultural opportunities. With a multidisciplinary and diverse approach, the Everhart creates extraordinary experiences. Our programs stimulate creative expression and active engagement between art and science. Whether you attend a lecture, workshop, or studio course, our classes are designed for all ages, interests, and abilities.
Experience the culture and refinement of the Gilded Age at The Frick Pittsburgh, located on beautifully landscaped gardens in Pittsburgh’s East End. The museum and its multiple collections are the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick, one of America’s greatest industrialists and art collectors. Here, one can view fine and decorative arts and artifacts, magnificent exhibitions and vintage cars and carriages, take part in educational programs and concerts, enjoy fine dining and more.
In 1978, Drayton and Jane Smith, and John Francis Marion founded the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery. The Friends is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and was established to support the cemetery. The mission of the Friends is to preserve, protect, and promote the historical and visual character of Laurel Hill Cemetery through progressive interpretation, education, and fundraising. In addition to developing and implementing educational programs at the cemetery, the Friends sponsor special events, including Laurel Hill’s famous Halloween festivities, and offer both public and private tours of the site, often in collaboration with local school, nonprofit groups, and historical organizations.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets, and provides access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. The Magic Gardens site, Zagar’s largest artwork, includes a fully tiled indoor space and a massive outdoor mosaic sculpture garden that spans half a block on Philadelphia’s famous South Street. Inside, visitors can view folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, Zagar’s hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The installation pays tribute to Zagar’s artistic influences, along with community and personal experiences.
The Sordoni Art Gallery is an innovative educational exhibition space. The gallery offers students and the local community a creative learning experience by providing rich programming, workshops, lectures, and year-round exhibitions featuring diverse, internationally recognized artists.
The Demuth Museum is dedicated to developing awareness, understanding and appreciation of the artwork and legacy of American Modernist Charles Demuth. Located in the former home and studio of this renowned American Modernist painter, the museum features rotating exhibitions, permanent collection, special events and education programs.
In 2015 The Print Center celebrated a century of encouraging the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary arts through exhibitions, publications and educational programs. Free and open to the public, it presents changing exhibitions which highlight established and emerging, local, national and international contemporary artists. It mounts one of the oldest art competitions in the country, now over 90 years old and the Gallery Store offers the largest selection of contemporary prints and photographs available for sale in Philadelphia.
The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that presents art you can get into — room-sized environments, created by in-residence artists. Located in the historic Mexican War Streets of Pittsburgh’s North Side since 1977, the Mattress Factory is one of few museums of its kind anywhere.