Category Events and Exhibits

A Lovely History – Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit

In January, the McCarl Gallery hosted a special exhibit of vintage wedding dresses. As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we look back on the development of American wedding fashions. Queen Victoria of England is certainly the wedding dress’s most famous and influential trendsetter. At her wedding to Prince Albert in February 1840, Queen Victoria donned a […]

New Exhibit – Woven Woolen Stories to Tell

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ~Albert Einstein The new exhibit for the McCarl Gallery is entitled ‘Woven Woolen Stories to Tell,’ the title of the exhibit comes from a poem, Invitation, by children’s author Shel Silverstein: If […]

Coverlet Memories: A Look at 2013

The year 2013 brought many great people and memories to the Gallery. It was our busiest year yet, as we hosted many new events and welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world into our unique and creative space. We hosted several events including Gallery receptions, fundraisers, classes, concerts, open mics and much more. […]

Quilted Wares & Breakfast Fare

This afternoon, the McCarl Coverlet Gallery hosted “Quilted Wares & Breakfast Fare” to honor our new quilting exhibit that opened this summer. Twenty-five lovely quilting enthusiasts joined us for a wonderful afternoon featuring a quilt lecture, a tour of the McCarl Coverlet Gallery, and a delicious seated brunch. Patti Peer joined us as a guest […]

Beach Party Open-Mic Night

On June 19, 2013 the McCarl Gallery hosted a Beach Party Open-Mic Night to celebrate summer along with some great music. We had a great crowd attend, including Saint Vincent Students and community members. Check out the photos below for a re-cap of the night! Andrew Razanauskas was our MC for the night. He told […]

A Coverlet Christmas

This Christmas season has been wonderfully busy at the McCarl Coverlet Gallery! Read below to find out what we have been working on the past few weeks. As part of our mission to serve the community, we held a Holiday Blanket Drive to benefit those in need throughout Westmoreland County. Thanks to your generous contributions, we […]