the Maridon Museumchop 
             
exhibits visitor info tours memberships programs the collection contact us
 
322 North McKean St., Butler, PA 16001   |   phone: 724.282.0123   |   fax: 724.282.0567   |   email: info@maridon.org
     

 

Maridon Museum on Facebook
 

The Maridon opened on May 8th, 2004. It is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Asian Art and Culture coupled with German Meissen porcelain. The museum — both the objects and the buildings that house them — is the gift of Mary Hulton Phillips. Patricia Lowry, writing in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, pronounced the Maridon a "gleaming little gem of a museum."

Maridon
  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.

Write with it, wear it, or repair it. Everyday objects tempered by time become curated collections in the Maridon Museum’s 2017 “The Collectors” series. Three local hunters of history share their pencils and pens, pendants and pins, and patches and paste in this year’s series.
D
ownload flyer
.

The Collectors

divider

A royal masquerade, a cab driver turned hitman, unchanging love, and the legacy of a grandmother's values. Join us for our 2017 South Korean Film Series, a rich range of culture and heritage. Download flyer.​ Download flyer.

Korean Film Series

divider

The Maridon Book Club

4:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The book that will be discussed is:"Unaccustomed Earth"
by Jhumpa Lahiri

Refreshments will be served during each Book Club meeting.

Click here
to download flyer.


divider
 
Contemporary Poster Event

On July 13th The Maridon Museum received the “Community
Champion Award” from the Butler County Chamber of Commerce.

Click here for details!

Chamber Award

  Maridon
 

Maridon Museum Featured in Uncovering PA Blog

Exploring Asian Art and Culture at the Maridon Museum

For 2.5 years before moving to Pennsylvania, I lived, worked, and traveled throughout Asia. It was these travels that got me into travel writing with my other site, Tripologist.com, and I still really enjoy learning about Asian culture. So, when I found out that Butler, Pennsylvania had a museum filled with amazing Asian art, I knew I had to visit.

Click here to read the complete blog post!

  Maridon
 

20 Best Small Towns in America:
Butler Named No. 7

The Smithsonian Magazine recently rated Butler, Pennsylvania number 7 of the 20 Best Small Towns in America. The Maridon and our founder Mary Hulton Phillips are specifically mentioned.

Click here to read the Smithsonian Magazine article.

 
Maridon
 

Quarterly Newsletter

Latest Maridon Museum Newsletter

To find out all the latest news about the Maridon Museum, click here to read our newsletter.

 
Maridon