The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

Allentown Art Museum

Allentown Art Museum features a collection including American paintings and sculptures from mid-18th century to the present, decorative arts, non-western art, European Old Masters painting and textiles and costumes. 31 North 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101. Lehigh County. Tel: 610-432-4333. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Andalusia Foundation

1237 State Rd., Andalusia, Pennsylvania 19020. 215-245-5479. One of the finest examples of Greek revival domestic architecture in the United States with extensive gardens. Fee.

Banana Factory

25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, PA 18015. 610-332-1300. Features 25+ resident studio artists. Fee.

Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130. 215-278-7221. One of the world's finest holdings of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modern paintings, African sculpture and metalwork. Fee.

Beth Sholom Synagogue

8231 Old Park Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027. Montgomery County. Tel: 215-887-1342 ext. 157. This architecturally significant synagogue was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and has educational exhibits on the history of its design, the Beth Sholom Congregation, photography, and more. Guided tours by appointment. Fee.

Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213. 412-622-3131. American and European art works from the 16th century to the present. Fee.

Demuth Museum

120 E. King St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602. 717-299-9940. Tour the preserved home and gardens of the renowned American modern artist Charles Demuth. Fee/Suggested Donation.

Erie County History Center

419 State Street, Erie PA 16501. 814-454-1813. An organization dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and presentation of the rich history of Erie and adjacent regions including Lake Erie and its maritime traditions. Venues include museums, library and a planetarium. Fee.

Erwin-Stover House

River Rd., Rte. 32, Ewinna, PA 18920. 215-489-5133. View original architecture from the Revolutionary War through the Victorian era. Free.

Fonthill Museum

E. Court St. & Swamp Rd. (Rte. 313), Doylestown, PA 18901. 215-348-9461. The collection includes several thousand European and American prints and decorative ceramic tiles from Europe, Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Fee.

Frick Art & Historical Center

227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208. 412-371-0600. Fine and decorative arts, vintage cars, carriages and greenhouse. Fee

Hazleton Art League

225 E. Broad St., Hazelton, PA 18201. 570-454-5333. Features educational programs, exhibits and displays of local and national artists. Fee.

Hoyt Institute

124 East Leasure Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101. 724-652-2882. A past home of the Hoyt family focuses on fine arts, art classes, exhibits, cultural festivals, and encourages an awareness of the arts. Free.

James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901. 215-340-9800, ext. 124. A collection of Pennsylvania ­Impressionist paintings related to the art and cultural heritage of Bucks County. Fee.

Lancaster Newspaper Newseum

28 S. Queen St., Lancaster, PA 17608. 717-291-8811. Shows equipment from by-gone production methods and the evolution of newspapers. Free.

Mattress Factory

500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. 412-231-3169. The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art that presents art you can get into. Fee.

Ned Smith Center For Nature & Art

176 Water Company Rd., Millersburg, PA 1706. 717-692-3699. Named after wildlife artist Ned Smith, the gallery features portraits from contemporary artists across the region. Connecting people through education of the arts. Fee.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

1210 11th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601. 814-946-4464. American Art paintings and sculptures from the 18th century-present. Free.