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The Westmoreland celebrates season with light installation

Mary Pickels
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Members of The Committee for The Westmoreland, the Art on Tap sponsor, (from left), Sally Anne Novok, Amy Faith, Kathy Longacre and Carolyn D’Astolfo, gather for a photo during a holiday season Art on Tap in 2017 at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg.
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Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Travis Coward of the Allegheny Window Cleaning, Inc. of Springdale washes the interior windows of the newly completed cantilever at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art on April 4, 2016. The cantilever will be a focus of the museum’s first winter lights installation, part of its Art on Tap on Nov. 8.

As part of its Nov. 8 Art on Tap event, The Westmoreland Museum of American Art will flip the switch on its first Winter Lights Installation.

Art on Tap: Winter Lights is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. and will including strolling through an “immersive, ethereal light display,” according to a release, created by LUXE Creative.

“It’s really the cantilever (second floor exhibition gallery) that started as (our) inspiration. It’s such a wonderful canvas,” says Anne Kraybill, the museum’s Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO.

Plans include a changing light show, along with traditionally wrapped and decorated holiday trees.

“We hope to do a countdown at 6:30 p.m. and flip (the lights) on,” Kraybill says.

The lights will be on a timer and continue to add “sparkle” to the winter season after dusk through February, she says.

During the event, guests also will enjoy a specialty hot chocolate and can get cozy at a s’mores bar fire pit.

“If the weather holds, we will do that outdoors on the terrace, kind of like a winter lounge,” Kraybill says.

A winter-themed art scavenger hunt in the galleries will complete the evening.

Tickets are $15 and include one drink.

Details: 888-718-4253 or showclix.com

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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