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 is Proud to Present: A Retrospective of the Art Works and Crafts Of Joseph A,Eichinger Opening Reception April 6th, 6-8pm Island Heights resident, Joseph August Eichinger, was integral to the growth of the John F. Peto Studio Museum where he was on the Arts Committee since the museum's inception. This show celebrates his life as an artist, teacher, mentor and friend and featuring a collection of his works on Paper, Photography, Paintings, Printmaking, Pottery,…Find out more »
DATES: May 12 - September 9 ADMISSION: $5 - Members are Free TICKETS: Available at the door This show encompasses paintings and assorted sketches by artist, Franz Jozef Ponstingl, a surrealist painter with the trompe l’oeil style. In the spring of 2017, members of the Art Committee here at the John F. Peto Studio Museum traveled to the New Hope Arts Center in New Hope, PA, to see the exhibition Rediscovering Ponstingl. The members were intrigued by the paintings…Find out more »
Music Under the Stars in the Peto Garden with the country music of the “Due South Band.” Due South has forged a well-deserved reputation as one of the New Jersey's top country bands. Come see Due South kick into gear as they perform hits from legendary artists such as Brooks and Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland, and Keith Urban, Patsy Client and Johnny Cash. The band has a growing list of Southern Rock, pop, and classic rock covers from…Find out more »
DATE: June 29 ADMISSION: $35 Advance - $40 at the door TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/john-f-peto-studio-museum-16063885540 The A-Cat Sailboat Race Starts at 5:00 PM. Live Musicby the New Jersey Party Band will take place on Friday, June 29, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:30 pm at the Island Heights Yacht Club 66 River Avenue Island Heights, NJ 08732. Silent and live auctions. Open bar is sponsored by Mt Gay Rum and beer will be Miller Lite and Yeungling. Food will be burgers, hot dogs, chicken, shrimp…Find out more »
Summer Concert Series: Music Under the Stars Featuring the “Strictly 60’s Band” Grounds open at 6pm. Bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs or rent a table and 6 chairs for $100. Get ready for a night of country’s best. No advance tickets, donations appreciated.Find out more »
****THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Until Sunday, September 16th, with the time moving to 6:00PM - Gardens open at 5PM Summer Concert Series: Music Under the Stars Featuring the “The E Street Shuffle” Bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs or rent a table and 6 chairs for $100. No advance tickets, Free, donations appreciated. ABOUT THE BAND: The world’ greatest Bruce Springsteen tribute, The E Street Shuffle has blown away audiences at Met Life Stadium, Rutgers University, BB King’s Blues…Find out more »
EVENT HAS BEEN POST PONED UNTIL 9/30 - Join us in the museum garden on September 28th to view the documentary "Island Heights" by filmmaker and Island Heights resident, Peter Slack. The film will be projected on a sail, celebrating the town's sailing history, as well as John F. Peto and his contributions to the history of Island Heights. DATE: September 28 ADMISSION: Free, donations gratefully accepted Time: 7:30 Bring Your Own Chairs Rain Date is Sunday, September 30thFind out more »