New SAMA exhibition opening March 21st

By WTAJ News

Published 03/11 2014 12:45PM

Updated 03/11 2014 12:48PM

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY – The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art announced their newest exhibition will be available to view from March 21st through June 6th.

The exhibition, The Art of Healing Exhibition: Reflections 2014, will feature 40 works created by patients during SAMA’s Museum/Healthcare Partnership Program residencies at the John P. Murtha Neuroscience and Pain Institiute.

The program has benefitted more than 1,000 area residents suffering form mental and physical disabilities since its debut in 2003.

The Museum will host an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday March 27th. The reception is open to the public and free of charge, though reservations are requested by March 23rd. For reservations or more information, please call the museum at 814-269-7234.

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown is located in the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Museum is a handicapped-accessible facility and is open to the public free of charge.

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