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Mary Jane Peale

Rubens Peale, 1860

Oil on canvas, 24 ½” x 21"

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Titelman





Donald M. Robinson
Mill Creek Summer – Ligonier, Pennsylvania, 1997
Fuji digital print, 12” x 18”
Gift of the artist


Current Exhibition

In the Titelman Galleries

A Museum Collects: Highlights from the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Opening May 3

Click Here to learn more about our current exhibition!

In the Anderson Legacy Gallery

Old Master Prints and Drawings from The Catherine and David O’Neill Collection

Opening May 3


In the Donald Robinson Gallery


Seasons of Western Pennsylvania: Photographs by Donald M. Robinson


Opening May 3


In the Ashe Gallery


Regional Art from the SAMA Permanent Collection


Opening May 3


In the Regional Artists Galleries


Invitational Exhibition


Opening May 3

Upcoming EventS

Art Camp: Sundial & Calendar - July 30, August 1 and 3


Art Camp: Smartphone Vlogging - August 6, 8 and 10 - Download the flyer


A Painterly Mouse: A Lifetime of Flora & Fauna on view in the Ashe and Regional galleries - August 23 through November 17


Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours - August 23


Gallery Host Training Seminar - August 29, September 5, 12 and 19 - Download the flyer

View our current Events & Exhibitions Brochure



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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.