Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka, Millvale

Volunteer-managed and operating on a small budget, The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka (SPMMMV) was incorporated in 1991 as an independent 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to raise awareness and educate the public about the murals and their significance to Pittsburgh’s history, and their depiction of America’s immigrant experience.

The Society is dedicated to preserving the murals painted on the walls of St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale, Pennsylvania by Croatian artist, Maxo Vanka, for generations to come. Because of the Society’s efforts, the murals have received historical designations by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and the National Register of Historic Places. Additional attention has been paid through the production of the play, Gift to America, and the willingness of volunteer docents to respond to the request for tours.
Use our Millvale online vacation planner to arrange your visit to Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka and other attractions in Millvale.
Create an itinerary including Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
21 reviews
  • A small group of us were led through Saint Nicholas Croatian Church to view the Maxo Vanka murals there. The docent was very knowledgeable about the church and the artist - some sad but great stories ...  more »
  • I’ve been going to see these murals for 25 or more years, but with restoration (actually the term is conservation) and new LED lighting, they are outstanding! Guided tours are on Saturdays (check thei...  more »

Plan your trip to Millvale

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Side trips from Millvale

Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 4​h
Duration: 1​h 30​min
Duration: 1​h 30​min