Welcome to the McCarl Gallery, part of the Saint Vincent campus in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The Gallery, featuring the McCarl Coverlet Collection, is located on the lower floor of the Fred Rogers Center.
The McCarl Coverlet collection is comprised of over 400 “figured and fancy” jacquard woven bed weavings. Most of the coverlets in the McCarl collection originated in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Maryland. The McCarl Gallery also houses several coverlets from Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Iowa, and Tennessee. The bulk of the collection dates from 1820-1860.
Please visit frequently for news on the gallery, programs, photos, and more.
Saturdays and Sundays: By appointment depending on staff availability
Tuesday to Friday: Noon to 4 p.m.
Wednesday Evening 6:30 to 8 p.m
Early American homes contained space for sleeping, cooking, eating, working, and entertaining. By the late 1800s, the makeup of the home and ideas about sleep, personal space, and entertaining had changed quite a bit. “How We Slept:The History of the Bedroom and Other Home Spaces” features coverlets from the McCarl Collection,clothing and home accessories from the Kerr Memorial Museum in Oakmont, and artwork from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.