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“Vanka's deep appreciation of the suffering of so many human lives on earth makes a visit a profound and unique experience.” — Mark Rylance, actor & writer

VISIT

Take a Tour

A 60-minute docent-guided tour of the murals is a fascinating glimpse into Vanka’s art and the experiences that shaped his ideas. Docents discuss Vanka’s early life, his success in Europe and his life in America.

Admission: $10 per person. Tour admission and merchandise purchases support SPMMMV’s mission to save, preserve and share the unique Murals of Maxo Vanka through conservation, education and celebration.

Admission is collected at the Church or you may pre-pay via the “Donate Now” button below. Please bring or be prepared to show your email receipt.

Please note: St. Nicholas is not open to the public on a daily basis. Mural viewing is limited to Saturday tours and private tours by appointment which are subject to the conditions listed below.

Saturdays 

Tours are at 11:00am and 12:30pm.

Tours may be cancelled or postponed due to Church activities. Pre-register below to ensure notification of schedule changes.

Private Tours

SPMMMV provides private tours at other times. We request a minimum of 8 people to confirm a reservation on the preferred time and date. Private tour requests for less than 8 people will be accommodated as soon as possible in combination with other groups.

We strongly recommend that you contact us at least one week in advance for private tours to allow for scheduling and staffing. Tours are not available on Saturdays after 6:00pm, before 1:30pm on Sundays or before 12:30pm on Wednesdays. Request a Tour below.

 

Questions or scheduling problems: docentmanager@vankamurals.org or leave a message:  412-407-2570.

The church is located at 24 Maryland Avenue, Millvale, PA 15209, minutes from downtown, just off Route 28 at the Millvale exit.

Donate Now!

Please consider making your tour donation a monthly contribution to support the future of Maxo Vanka’s Murals. Your sustaining gift makes conservation, lighting and public access possible. Thank You!


SATURDAY TOUR Registration.

Help us prepare for your arrival and support our efforts to demonstrate the growing audience for the murals to potential funders.

Advanced registration also guarantees advance notice of last minute delays or cancellations due to Church activities.

PRIVATE or GROUP TOUR Request

  • Your tour is not scheduled until it is confirmed via email by the Docent Manager.

  • SPMMMV’s private tour minimum is 8 guests or an $80 donation. If the requesting group is less than 8, SPMMMV reserves the right to combine the visit with a previously scheduled tour.

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