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La Salle University Art Museum

Museums, Galleries and Archives ()


Established in 1976 as a university gallery, the La Salle University Art Museum has acquired a growing collection of five thousand works that constitute its permanent collection. The museum also provides galleries to display student work and supports the educational mission of the university and its art history program with lectures and special events that are open to the public. LaSalle is the only Philadelphia area university with a permanent collection of works from the Renaissance to the present on display.

The museum offers a variety of works, including pieces from the Renaissance such as this painting by Antonio Molinari (1665-1704), Italian Expulsion from Paradise
The museum is located on the lower level of Olney Hall


The museum collection has grown significantly from the decision to create an art history program in the 1960s to the establishment of permanent gallery and collection spaced on campus. The museum hosts exhibits of student work as well as many historically significant works from 1400 to the present. 


History of the Art Museum. LaSalle University. . Accessed May 21, 2018.

1900 West Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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Mon-Fri/10am-4pm, Sundays/2pm-4pm* *appts also available, call for details
  • Art and Art Museums
  • Colonial History
  • Cultural History
  • History of Public and Higher Education
  • State Historical Societies and Museums
This location was created on 2015-10-04 by Historic Germantown, Historic Germantown   It was last updated on 2018-05-21 by Clio Admin .

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