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"The Frank L. Melega Art Museum, established in 1999, is located in downtown Brownsville in the Flatiron Building at 71 Market Street. Open Mon.-Fri. 10:00-2:00, Sun. 1:00-4:00 or any time by appointment, you can schedule a tour in advance by calling 724-785-9331. Museum docents are available to guide non-profit groups free of charge; a donation of $25 per group is suggested for others.
The Museum features the artist Frank L. Melega’s many styles, media, and subjects during his long, prolific career, which included oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, sculpture, graphic arts and much more.
A portion of Melega’s studio has been recreated with his actual furnishings. The museum’s collection is a center for art, local history, and community pride. And a changing exhibition of area and nationally known artists is an integral part of the museum. Visit the museum’s website for current shows.
The Museum’s first floor location is connected to the Heritage Center, a fascinating display of the region’s historical photographs, artifacts and other items of interest.