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Santa Caterina's Trinity, 2013

Watercolor, 29.5" x 29.5”

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Collection


Current Exhibition

In the Sullivan Gallery

Sacred Sisters by Holly Trostle Brigham and Women in Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection


October 18, 2019 through January 18, 2020


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In the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Balcony Gallery


Rockin' with Mark Del Costello


October 18, 2019 through January 18, 2020


Future Exhibitions

Artist of the 21st Century: Student Art Exhibition

January 31, 2020 - April 4, 2020



Upcoming EventS


Teaching Artist Workshop featuring Deb Bunnell: Thursday, November 14th, 8:30am-3:30pm   $20/per person


Family Fun Event: Saturday, November 9th, 1:30pm-4:30pm  $10/per family


Family Fun Event: Saturday, December 14th, 1:30pm-4:30pm  $10/per family

Please contact SAMA Loretto for more information (814) 472-3920



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The Loretto Museum, located on the campus of Saint Francis University, opened its doors in June of 1976. The Museum serves as headquarters to the complex of five SAMA facilities and is a repository for the permanent collection. Exhibitions are developed from national collections, as well as from SAMA’s permanent collection.


112 Franciscan Way
P.O. Box 9
Loretto, PA 15940

Phone (814) 472-3920
Fax (814) 471-1151



Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday: 1 to 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Mondays and Holidays.

The Museum is closed for installation between exhibitions.