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

2020 Donors – Thank You!
Thank you to our generous donors from 2020. Every gift provides general operating support for our collections, events, and educational programs. Whether it’s to honor or memorialize a family member or friend, each donation has a direct impact on our
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The Maridon On the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of each month we offer a Buddhist Dharma talk and meditation from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Maridon. Donations are welcome. All proceeds benefit The Maridon Museum. Holly Pointe,
Happy Chinese New Year!
Feb. 12, 2021, marks the Chinese New Year!  In China, they celebrate the holiday for seven days beginning Feb. 11, New Year’s Eve, and continuing through Feb. 20. Because the Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar, the
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Put a shine on September. The Maridon Museum Board of Trustees cordially invites you to Celebrate The Maridon and the Harvest Moon on Friday, September 28, 2018.
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