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

The Maridon Museum Celebrates 20 years
Happy 20th Birthday to The Maridon Museum!
Join us as we celebrate two decades of sharing Asia’s stunning art and culture! Immerse yourself in centuries of beauty with our Chinese and Japanese artwork collection, plus exquisite Meissen porcelain. ️ Mary Phillips, a resident of Butler, PA, quietly
Jul
25
3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2024 A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua Download the complete book club flyer. In a stunning debut novel that explores motherhood, immigration, and the search for identity, a pregnant Scarlett Chen embarks on a
Unleash Your Inner Collector: The Maridon Museum’s Exciting Speaker Series Returns!
Calling all curious minds and hidden enthusiasts! The Maridon Museum’s popular Collector Series is back, offering a unique program each month to awaken your inner collector and delve into fascinating realms. Prepare to be surprised! Each session features a captivating
Aug
15
The Maridon Museum is pleased to announce the return of the popular “The Collectors” series. Join us on Thursday, August 15th, as Jackie Totin will present games and memorabilia from the extraordinary collection she started to amass when she was eight years old! She inherited her brother’s Nintendo Power Series, which sparked her interest. She loved the challenges, and the collecting began.
Quote of the Week
"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."
M. Scott Peck
Fukurokuju – God of Longevity
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Fukurokuju – God of Longevity