The museum frequently offers new and exciting programs such as new gallery exhibitions every Spring and Fall, our “Fridays at Peto” series, featuring guest lecturers with periodic topics of interest, University art student exhibitions, and “A Painting a Day” art course by Abby Ryan. The museum is also featured on the Island Heights Spring Garden Tour, and the Island Heights Holiday House Tour every year! See below for our scheduled events.
The John F. Peto Studio Museum and the Garden State Philharmonic present an evening of opera favorites featuring soprano soloist, Claire Leyden, tenor soloist, Tom Mulder, and pianist, Craig Ketter. DATE: Saturday, January 26, 2019 TIME: 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Island Heights United Methodist Church, 111 Ocean Avenue, Island Heights, NJ. DINNER DISCOUNT: Show your concert ticket to receive a 15% discount on dinner at Serenity Café and Teresa’s Osaka, starting at 5:00 p.m. Valid on…Find out more »
Join Island Heights writer William Noble as he talks about the art of memoir writing and how you can bring your own life alive! In two hours, you will learn what to write about, what not to write about and how to make it exciting and memorable. You will hear snippets from Bill’s writing, as well as from other familiar sources; you will be able to ask questions and realize that your life could be the model for a really…Find out more »
Art Appreciation is the knowledge and understanding of the timeless qualities that identify great art. Jean Wetta’s casual two-hour program is an art appreciation class with slides and discussion. Its purpose is to increase our understanding of what makes great art in general and what makes John F. Peto a great artist in particular. Jean Wetta is a Texas artist living on the Jersey Shore. Her undergraduate degree is in art from Webster College in St. Louis, MO and her masters…Find out more »