THE SEAL IN THE MUSEUM’S LOGO DESCRIBES THE PERMANENT COLLECTION.
CLICK ON THE SEAL TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EACH CHARACTER’S SYMBOLISM AND MEANING.

 

WELCOME TO THE MARIDION MUSEUM

Visit

Welcome to The Maridon Museum! Click here to take a virtual tour to begin planning your visit. View Asian art and culture coupled with German Meissen porcelain. Take one of our docent-led tours, or rent the museum for group events or meetings.

History

Opened on May 8th, 2004, The Maridon is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Chinese and Japanese art and culture, coupled with Meissen porcelain. The museum, both the objects and the buildings that house them, are the gifts of Mary Hulton Phillips. >>more

Collection

The Maridon’s permanent collection includes over 800 art objects. The Asian art collection includes jade and ivory sculptures, tapestries, landscape paintings, scrolls, and artifacts. The collection contains objects that date back to the Neolithic Period, >>more

Join

The Maridon is the only museum in the Mid-Atlantic region that is dedicated to connecting Eastern and Western cultures. Maridon members receive an unlimited free admission to the museum, discounts at the museum store, and invitations to >>more

News & Events

Until We Meet Again
Much has been written and said about Janice Phillips Larrick – her love of family and community, her generosity, and significant support of so many worthy causes such as The Butler Symphony Orchestra, Butler County Community College, the YMCA, The Butler Library, The Musical Theater Guild, the Butler County Community Kindergarten and her ever-present binding faith underlying all.
Aug
25
Alternating between past and present as all the secrets are revealed, What Could Be Saved is an unforgettable novel about a family shattered by loss and betrayal and the beauty and hope that can exist even in the midst of brokenness.
Our New Snuff Bottle Exhibit!
The Maridon Museum recently redesigned its Snuff Bottle Exhibit. The exhibit is donated in Loving Memory of James T. “Jim” Sweeney and a dedication plaque can be seen next to the exhibit. If you’ve never seen our snuff bottle exhibit, let us illustrate the purpose and beauty of these tiny works of art for you.
Sep
18
Put a shine on September. The Maridon Museum Board of Trustees cordially invites you to Celebrate The Maridon and the Harvest Moon on Sunday, September 18, 2022.
Quote of the Week
"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."
Jimmy Dean
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Art of the Week
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