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.

 

MARIDION MUSEUM TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Following the recommendation of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, we are temporarily closed. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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

2020 The Year of the Rat
2020 is the Year of the Rat according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Metal Rat, starting from the 2020 Chinese New Year on Jan. 25 and lasting to 2021 Lunar New Year’s Eve on Feb. 11. Rat
Apr
9
Please check back for when our Dharma Talk & Meditation have resumed. For now, they are canceled. Thank you!
Canceled: Mahjong
Please check back for when our Mahjong games have resumed. For now, they are canceled. Thank you!
Apr
16
Every second and third Thursday of the month through June 2020. The Maridon Museum will host Dharmas based on the teachings of Buddha and a contemplative period of meditation. These lessons, held at 6 p.m., are open to anyone.
Quote of the Week
"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen."
Horace Mann
Four Musicians – Ningyo (Dolls)
Art of the Week
Four Musicians – Ningyo (Dolls)