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"Through a Looking Glass"

by Sallie Zoerb

Kodacolor print, 20" x 28 15/16"






"Atalanta" by Will Barnet

Serigraph, 30" x 23"


Current Exhibition

In the Titelman Galleries

Portraiture from the Southern Alleghenies Permanent Collection

April 19 - July 14

Click Here to learn more about our current exhibition!



In the Paula and Dean Lemley Gallery

Will Barnet


April 19 - July 14

In the Donald Robinson Gallery

Orchids and Lilies by Donald M. Robinson


March 15 - June 9


In the Ashe & Regional Galleries


Hands-On: Graybill, Hershberger, Reed


March 15 - June 9



Upcoming Events:

SAMA Bedford celebrates its First Birthday!

"First Tap" at Olde Bedford Brewing on May 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

"Cake Smash" on May 3 at 12:30

"Collage Party" on May 3, 5:00pm-8:00pm


Workshop for Kids: Decorate Collage Masterpiece on Saturday, May 11 1:00pm-3:00pm


Regional Artist Workshop Series for Adults: Paper Cutting with Kathy Trexel Reed on Saturday, May 11, 10:00am-12:00pm





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  visit our location

SAMA’s fifth museum opens in May 2018 in Bedford’s historic Anderson House. Inside the 200-year-old landmark guests will find a state-of-the-art museum featuring eight galleries exhibiting a wide variety of artwork. Other features include a children’s creativity studio and web-based audio tours. At the rear of the Museum is the Mouse Myers Grass Memorial Garden. The lush 40' x 18' garden features a variety of perennials, shrubs and trees for the public to enjoy.


Anderson House
137 E. Pitt St.
Bedford, PA 15522

Phone (814) 589-3020



Hours of Operation

Daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closed Tuesdays


$10 per person; free admission for SAMA members, ages 21 & under and 65 & older.
The Museum is open free of charge to Bedford residents the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.