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.

Current Exhibition

The Women of Peto

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Peto Museum of Island Heights will be highlighting the contributions of the Women of Peto, to include his daughter Helen (who was a watercolorist); Peto’s female students (including Emily Perkins); and art and artifacts of other Peto family members. The history of Peto’s granddaughter Joy Smiley’s life growing up in the Studio will also be explored, as will the works of some of the founding members of the Peto Museum – Jean Wetta and Alice Askoff.






Peto Presents: An Introduction to Essential Oils

10/4/2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET

Essential oils have been around for thousands of years to support our well-being - and they are getting a lot of attention these days. Each shrub, bush, flower, fruit, herb, tree and root consists of hundreds of unique compounds that we can tap into to support our health. In this free class, you'll discover when, how and why to use essential oils to support emotional, physical and mental wellness in a safe, effective and natural way. We will be using Young Living essential oils. Led by Wendy Bright-Fallon.

Registration for this event is closed.


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