Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Altoona

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Altoona 1210 11th Avenue Altoona, PA 16601
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The Altoona facility was designed with state-of-the-art exhibition and storage space for quarterly exhibitions and a rare collection of albumen photographic prints by William H. Rau, the official photographer for the Pennsylvania Railroad at the turn of the 20th century.

Mission: The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art exists to preserve, exhibit, and advance American art and is dedicated to making its programs and activities accessible to the people of the southwestern area of central Pennsylvania. Charged with the development, maintenance, and perpetuation of a permanent collection, the museum mounts exhibitions designed to evoke an interest in and an understanding and appreciation of American art.

05/22/2020
We're going to have an extra Art Lesson today at 2 p.m., we hope to see you there!
05/22/2020

We're going to have an extra Art Lesson today at 2 p.m., we hope to see you there!

We have our next Art Lesson at 2 p.m. today! Tune in for some fun with art today!
05/21/2020

We have our next Art Lesson at 2 p.m. today! Tune in for some fun with art today!

Our next Art Lesson will be at 2 p.m. right here on Facebook, make sure to tune in!
05/19/2020

Our next Art Lesson will be at 2 p.m. right here on Facebook, make sure to tune in!

Join us tomorrow at 2 pm for our next Art Lesson. Make sure to check out our last one here! Missed a lesson? No worries,...
05/13/2020

Join us tomorrow at 2 pm for our next Art Lesson. Make sure to check out our last one here!

Missed a lesson? No worries, look us up on YouTube @samaartonline!

05/08/2020

Take a look at our current exhibit through this virtual tour!

05/07/2020
04/30/2020
Remember to tune in at 2:00 pm today for our next art lesson! We hope to see you there!
04/30/2020

Remember to tune in at 2:00 pm today for our next art lesson! We hope to see you there!

Remember to tune in tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. for our next Livestream Art Lesson taught by Neil Young! We hope to see you th...
04/29/2020

Remember to tune in tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. for our next Livestream Art Lesson taught by Neil Young!

We hope to see you there!

04/28/2020
04/23/2020
Our Livestream Art Lesson starts at 2 p.m. Bring your markers, crayons, or colored pencils, and make sure to tune in!
04/23/2020

Our Livestream Art Lesson starts at 2 p.m. Bring your markers, crayons, or colored pencils, and make sure to tune in!

Please join SAMA Altoona again tomorrow Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. for our next art lesson taught by Neil Young! Ma...
04/22/2020

Please join SAMA Altoona again tomorrow Thursday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. for our next art lesson taught by Neil Young! Make sure to bring some crayons, markers, or colored pencils!

We can't wait to see you there!

04/21/2020
We’re going to go live at 2:00 p.m., make sure to join us!
04/21/2020

We’re going to go live at 2:00 p.m., make sure to join us!

Please join SAMA Altoona again Tuesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. for our next art lesson! Make sure to bring some blue, red, and yellow markers, colored pencils, or crayons to create some minimalist artwork.

We can't wait to see you there!

Please join SAMA Altoona again Tuesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. for our next art lesson! Make sure to bring some blue, red...
04/17/2020

Please join SAMA Altoona again Tuesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. for our next art lesson! Make sure to bring some blue, red, and yellow markers, colored pencils, or crayons to create some minimalist artwork.

We can't wait to see you there!

04/16/2020
ANNOUNCEMENT: Our Art Lessons will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m throughout April and May! These are intended for a...
04/15/2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: Our Art Lessons will be Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m throughout April and May! These are intended for ages 8-13 but we encourage anyone to join! We will be using an array of markers, paints, and other art supplies, please feel free to use what you have on hand.

04/14/2020
Remember to tune in for our Art Lesson today!
04/14/2020

Remember to tune in for our Art Lesson today!

Please join the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art-Altoona on April 14th from 2:00-2:30pm for our first remote Art Lesson on Facebook Live. SAMA instructors Kylea Myers and Neil Young will be alternating these classes, starting off with a lesson on abstract art. It is geared for ages 8-13, but anyone is welcome to join in.

For the first class you need markers, paper, and a pencil. We will be hosting subsequent classes Tuesdays and Thursdays for the rest of April and the beginning of May. Let’s have fun together with art!

Please join the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art-Altoona on April 14th from 2:00-2:30pm for our first remote Art Lesso...
04/10/2020

Please join the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art-Altoona on April 14th from 2:00-2:30pm for our first remote Art Lesson on Facebook Live. SAMA instructors Kylea Myers and Neil Young will be alternating these classes, starting off with a lesson on abstract art. It is geared for ages 8-13, but anyone is welcome to join in.

For the first class you need markers, paper, and a pencil. We will be hosting subsequent classes Tuesdays and Thursdays for the rest of April and the beginning of May. Let’s have fun together with art!

04/09/2020
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Loretto

A walk through of our Student Art Exhibition.

We miss seeing our visitors so here is our Artist of the 21st Century Student Art Exhibition for your viewing pleasure. Stay safe.

SAMA Bedford is live at 1pm each day. Be sure to join in tomorrow.
04/01/2020

SAMA Bedford is live at 1pm each day. Be sure to join in tomorrow.

For tomorrow’s live stream class, Nancy Hershberger will be teaching us how to make masks to donate to medical professionals. Here are step by step instructions and photos to help you prepare!!!

03/24/2020
Join us virtually for some fun art classes to entertain your kiddos...Adults, we have a class Friday. just for you!
03/19/2020

Join us virtually for some fun art classes to entertain your kiddos...

Adults, we have a class Friday. just for you!

We are super excited to let you know that SAMA Bedford is going LIVE everyday next week with FREE art classes for kids. Join us each day at 1pm for a new creative experience!

Monday, March 23 – Spring Flowers
Tuesday, March 24 – drawing lesson of a Dog
Wednesday, March 25 – Paper Mache Masks
Thursday, March 26 – Drawing of a Bunny
Friday, March 27 – Colorful Collage

Friday evening we will be having an extra class just for adults starting at 7pm (wine is optional)

We can't wait to see you there!

03/19/2020

Our Lunch a l'Art scheduled for April 2, 2020 has been cancelled.

03/13/2020

Address

1210 11th Ave
Altoona, PA
16601

General information

Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 13:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(814) 946-4464

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Thanks to Jerry and Joan Hawk of the Bedford Fine Art Gallery for this wonderful signed oil painting of "Pennsylvania Locomotives on Horseshoe Curve” by P.L. Bierce to the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art’s “Think Pink” Fashion Show this Friday, Nov. 3 at SAMA at Altoona. 814-946-4464. See the Press Release for more information:http://www.sama-art.org/media/documents/thinkpinknov17altpr.pdf P.L. BIERCE (AMERICAN, 20TH CENTURY) PENNSYLVANIA LOCOMOTIVES ON HORSESHOE CURVE Oil on artist board, 21.5 x 29.5 inches / Signed and dated lower right American illustration art colorful scene of PRR trains on the famous Horseshoe Curve. For more information on the Bedford Fine Art Gallery, visit: http://www.bedfordfineartgallery.com/ to see their fabulous collection of 19th Century fine art or call: 724-459-0612 for an appointment.