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Stuart Thompson

Reality Comes and Goes, 2018

Oil on canvas, 54" x 72"

Courtesy of the artist

Deborah and R. Jeffrey Kimball Best of Show Award


Current Exhibition

In the Sullivan Gallery

Biennial 2018

October 19 through January 19

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In the Margery Wolf-Kuhn Balcony Gallery

Portraits from the Permanent Collection


October 19 through January 19

Future Exhibitions

Artists of the 21st Century - February 1 through March 23


Upcoming EventS

Reception for Artists of the 21st Century - February 9


Gala: Arabian Nights - June 29



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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.

Saturday: 1 to 5 p.m.

Closed Weekends, Sundays, Mondays and holidays.

The Museum is closed for installation between exhibitions.