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Juan Quesada

Casa Grandes Pot, n.d.

Polychromed clay pot, 7” x 9" x 9"

Anonymous loan in memory of Fr. Sean M. Sullivan, T.O.R.





Melinda "Mouse" Myers Grass
Gold Band III, n.d.
Oil, 14” x 16”
Collection of Robin Grass


Current Exhibition

In the Titelman Galleries

Artistic Expressions of the Southwest Spirit

September 27 - December 2

In the Donald Robinson Gallery

Portraits by Donald M. Robinson


August 23 - December 10


In the Ashe & Regional Galleries


A Painterly Mouse: A Lifetime of Flora & Fauna


August 23 - December 10


Click Here to learn more about our current exhibition!


Upcoming EventS

Kids' Gingerbread House Workshop - November 25


Glorious Trees Silent Auction - November 25 through December 1


Glorious Trees Champagne Reception - November 26


Kids' Gingerbread House Workshop - December 1


Jingle Mingle - December 14


Crystal Soiree: Sparkle & Shine - January 26




Colleen Browning: Realist-Illusionist - December 7 - March 4


Winterscapes by Donald M. Robinson - December 14 - March 11


Beauty, Turnings & Views: Lawrice "Recie" Dolan, George Radeschi and Morgan Young - December 14 - March 11






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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

*Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 22*


$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.