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Fred Danziger

The First of Autumn, 2017

Oil on canvas, 40" x 63"


Current Exhibition

In the Sullivan Gallery

Tradition and Innovation: Recent Work by Alumni and Faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

April 20 through June 9

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In the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Balcony Gallery

A Hard-Working Land: Photographs by Barnosky, Gutshall, and Swank


April 13 through June 9

Future Exhibitions

Bright Lights and Opening Nights: Film, Theater and Dance Posters from the Mark del Costello Collection - June 22 through October 5


Theatres of the Imagination: The Early Works of Colleen Browning - June 22 through October 5

Upcoming EventS

Gala: Spotlight on Broadway - July 21


Art Camp: "Prehistoric Art" - July 30 through August 3


Needle Felting Workshop - August 6


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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 four SAMA facilities and is a repository for the permanent collection. Exhibitions are developed from national collections, as well as from SAMA’s permanent collection.


Saint Francis University Mall
P.O. Box 9
Loretto, PA 15940

Phone (814) 472-3920
Fax (814) 472-4131



Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturdays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

The Museum is closed for installation between exhibitions.