Peto Museum Curator Receives Art Educators of New Jersey 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award

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Harry Bower of Island Heights, New Jersey has received The 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award presented by the Executive Board of Art Educators of New Jersey. Mr. Bower was honored at the organization’s annual conference on October 5 for his exceptional teaching and dedication to art education. He is a board member and curator of the … Continued

Free Museum Day on September 21

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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. The John F. Peto Studio Museum, participating museums, and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tickets available here: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/museum/john-f-peto-studio-museum/

Trompe l’oeil Meets Photorealism

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Island Heights, NJ—The John F. Peto Studio Museum is pleased to present Trompe l’oeil Meets Photorealism from September 21 through December 15, 2019. This new exhibition will compare the work of John F. Peto, recognized by the art world as an American master of trompe l’oeil or the “fool the eye” school of still life … Continued

Toms River Resident to Present at Prestigious International Art and History Conference

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Ruxandra Bageac, 24, of Toms River, has been selected to present at a colleagues’ conference in London, England on research and scholarship centered around artists’ preserved homes and studios in the United States and United Kingdom. The prestigious conference is a collaboration between the Paul Mellon Centre, Henry Moore Foundation, and Historic Artists’ Homes and … Continued