The Bellefonte ART Museum of Centre County is located in the Linn House. The house, built in 1810 of Trenton Limestone, is listed in the National American Buildings Survey and on the National Historic Registry. The historic home was residence to many individuals and families who contributed to the growth of Bellefonte, Centre County and Pennsylvania.
The museum's mission is to showcase and sell works by local artists and to provide enrichment by showing art from around the world as well as art from our own community.
The Musuem, which is celebrating it's ninth year as an arts institution, provides enrichment to our communities through free art shows, classes and cultural exhibits. Highlights include:
Windows on the World Gallery including works from China, Vietnam, East Africa, Haiti, Japan, South America.
Artist Registry that helps promote and exhibit art by 140+ local artists.
Underground Railroad exhibit - A Journey to Freedom commemorating a painful time in art and words, this new permanent exhibit remembers the role of our region in the operations of the Underground Railroad
Children's Creativity Center offers free art classes every "1st Sunday" and Summer Day Camps.
Community, Jewelry, Photography, Sieg & Tea Room Galleries showcase the works of different registry artists every month.
Print Gallery features high-quality prints by 4 artists and changes quarterly.
Art Library housed in the new Photography Gallery, the art library focuses on art history, artists, museum catalogs, how-to (oil, watercolor, pastel, drawing, etc.), and high quality children's art books.