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WINGS ACROSS WESTMORELAND

Westmoreland Cultural Trust is spreading its wings!
In line with its mission, Westmoreland Cultural Trust is bringing art and awareness to cities across the county in the new art initiative, Wings Across Westmoreland.

Westmoreland Cultural Trust is a proud leader and supporter of local artists and musicians.  In 2016, the Trust announced its Incubator for the Arts, a place to foster the work of local artists and take their craft to the next level. In the spring of 2018, WCT announced its Art in the Alley initiative which has turned a dark and desolate alley next to The Palace Theatre courtyard into a vibrant canvas and interactive public art project for the community to enjoy.  The alley has become a destination spot in downtown Greensburg.

One of the Trust’s most notable pieces of artwork in the alley is a large set of metal wings designed by Incubator artist Patrick Mahoney.  The wings were inspired by places and memories in Greensburg including the courthouse, The Palace Theatre and other distinctive downtown sites. They have been a backdrop for countless selfies, senior photos and wedding photographs. This interaction and community engagement inspired us to expand the initiative beyond Greensburg and into other cities, making it countywide.

Locations all over Westmoreland County will be receiving their own pair of wings with imagery that makes each place special. We have asked the community to get involved by sending us landmarks and items that they wish to see in their set of wings.  The excitement and participation have already proved the success of this project.

 

check back for details on these upcoming wings –

Casino Theatre, Vandergrift
Mt. Pleasant

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There’s something missing from this picture! ...
YOU!
Take flight into the history of towns all around Westmoreland County with Wings Across Westmoreland.
You can find wings in Greensburg (pictured), Jeannette, Ligonier, Overly’s Country Christmas and more to come!! 
Each set of wings highlights what makes these places special while tying the county together in the theme of the artwork by @artboy_art  and @riley_mahoney15 

#wctwings #wingsacrosswestmoreland #greensburgpa #greensburg #downtowngreensburgpa #downtowngreensburg #laurelhighlands #westmorelandcounty #wctsartinthealley #wctartinthealley #westmorelandculturaltrust #westmorelandculture #publicart @overlys1 @visitligonier @live.love.ligonier @sobelsobscurebrewery @wculturaltrust #palacetheatre #publicart #wingsmural #withwings #fly #publicart #publicgallery #freeart #interactiveart #muralart #muralartist

There’s something missing from this picture! ...
YOU!
Take flight into the history of towns all around Westmoreland County with Wings Across Westmoreland.
You can find wings in Greensburg (pictured), Jeannette, Ligonier, Overly’s Country Christmas and more to come!!
Each set of wings highlights what makes these places special while tying the county together in the theme of the artwork by @artboy_art and @riley_mahoney15

#wctwings #wingsacrosswestmoreland #greensburgpa #greensburg #downtowngreensburgpa #downtowngreensburg #laurelhighlands #westmorelandcounty #wctsartinthealley #wctartinthealley #westmorelandculturaltrust #westmorelandculture #publicart @overlys1 @visitligonier @live.love.ligonier @sobelsobscurebrewery @wculturaltrust #palacetheatre #publicart #wingsmural #withwings #fly #publicart #publicgallery #freeart #interactiveart #muralart #muralartist
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It’s really Penni Lou that’s the angel. Finally got to go on that impromptu drive today. Didn’t find many of the places we usually stop but the countryside was gorgeous and the weather perfect.

#ligonierwings #wctwings #visitligonier

It’s really Penni Lou that’s the angel. Finally got to go on that impromptu drive today. Didn’t find many of the places we usually stop but the countryside was gorgeous and the weather perfect.

#ligonierwings #wctwings #visitligonier
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Art is for all ages. Even those that are about to turn 91. wculturaltrust #wctsartinthealley #ageisjustanumber #wctwings ...

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Love taking a stroll through the Alley. #WCTGreensburgWings #wctwings #wctyoungwoodwings #wctligonierwings #wctoverlyswings #wctmtpleasantwings #wctvandergriftwings #wctjeannettewings ...

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#magic #wctwings ...

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artboy_art wculturaltrust #wctartsincubator #wctsartinthealley #wctwings ...

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I think I may have used a little too much soap 😆
#wctoverlyswings
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Santa made a special delivery tonight - our first set of wings at @overlys1! Wings Across Westmoreland is spanning across the county with another set to be revealed Nov 30 in Jeannette. #WCTwings #WCTOverlyWings. Special thanks to @laurelhighlands_pa for connecting us together with Overly's. #LaurelHighlands ...

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Wings Landing Soon
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check back for details on these upcoming wings –

Casino Theatre, Vandergrift
Mt. Pleasant
5 Star Trail, Youngwood

WINGS ACROSS WESTMORELAND SUPPORTERS:

WESTMORELAND COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AS PART OF WESTMORELAND  COUNTY LOCAL ARTS GRANT PROGRAM
KEEP PENNSYLVANIA BEAUTIFUL
Fejes Signs (Jeannette Wings)
Scott & Lori Palmquist (Youngwood Wings)
Toyota of Greensburg (Overly’s)
thanks to Overly’s Country Christmas

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