We have many events to look forward to this year! As the Covid19 virus is still present within our area, with it comes the continued uncertainty of gatherings, spaces, travel and events. In the coming weeks, we will be providing more information about these events and exhibitions to come, with their specific locations and final details. Please stay tuned.

The museum will reopen May 1st, for tour by appointment only. Required safety precautions will be in effect, including masks and social distancing.  For appointment, please call 732-929-4949 and leave a detailed message, and someone will return your call with available hours. 

Thomas Eakins in New Jersey Exhibit

May 1 through June 27

While mostly known as a Philadelphia painter, Thomas Eakins spent important time in New Jersey using his brush and camera to present activities he enjoyed in the marshlands, as well as the work of the shad fishermen in Gloucester County in southern New Jersey. This exhibition for the first time presents the New Jersey aspect of Eakins’ work.

Peto Presents: “The Courts: Then and Now”

Friday, May 7 | 7 pm on ZOOM

A talk on recent trends in the courtroom by the Honorable Linda Baxter. Signup details to be announced prior to the event.

Peto Presents: “Toms River: Maritime Port to the Past”

Friday May 14 | 7 pm on ZOOM

A talk by Erik Weber, Administrative Director, Toms River Seaport Society
Signup details to be announced prior to the event.

“Due South” Summer Concert

Friday, June 18 | 7 pm (Rain date June 19)

In the Peto Gardens

The Peto Cup Races

MC Scows, Saturday, July 3, 9:30 am
A-Cats, Saturday, July 3, 1:30 pm

Held as part of the Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association regatta on the Wanamaker Racecourse, Barnegat Bay.

Further details to be announced.

“The Kootz” Summer Concert

Friday, July 23 | 7 pm (Rain date August 17)

In The Peto Gardens. Further details to be announced.

The Peto Cup Celebration + Fundraiser

Friday, August 6 | 5:30 – 9:30

The Island Heights Yacht Club, Further details to be announced.