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Beaver County's only art museum. Founded in 1880 by Edward Dempster Merrick, an industrialist turned artist. Collections include examples of 19th century European and American paintings; highlighting members of the Hudson River School.
The gallery features examples of romantic, realistic, and impressionistic art by prominent American and European artists, including Prud'hon, Courbet, Winterhalter, Sully, and Hill.
The Merrick also features a piano once played by legendary composer Stephen Foster - located in the Eva Mae Merrick Room.
Admission to the Merrick Art Gallery is free and open to the public.
Directions ftom the PA Turnpike - Take Exit No. I Beaver Falls. Continue on Route 18 south towards Beaver Falls. Turn left at 21 st Street. Turn right on Seventh Avenue. Continue over Seventh Avenue Bridge towards New Brighton. Continue on Main Street of New Brighton. Turn left at 11 th Street. Arrive at I 100 Fifth Ave.
While visiting the Merrick Art Gallery, do not forget to stop in at The Beaver Falls Historical Society just five minutes away.