SAMA workshop


Artist Rita Haldeman, who painted this picture of Ohiopyle, will teach a three-hour class on Friday, July 1 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley.

Artist Rita Haldeman is holding a painting workshop at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA) at Ligonier Valley on Friday, July 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The workshop is being held during Haldeman’s current exhibition, “As Everywhere of Silver.” During the class, Haldeman will offer personal assistance and demonstrate various techniques to help students advance work in their chosen medium. Participants should bring their own supplies and a project to work on.

Haldeman is currently a directory artist with SAMA and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for the Artist-in-Residence Program. She is also a member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painter Association and the Pittsburgh Pastel Artist League. She has won numerous awards and has taught adult education classes and workshops. Her paintings are included in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and represented by numerous galleries.

Cost is $25 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 724-238-6015, emailing or by going to under events list.

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