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: Flower Arranging Workshop

4/3/2020 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET

Discover the joys of flower arranging at home. Learn about the proper tools to have for easy flower arranging, and explore the types of flowers that work best for the non-professional, the best types of containers to use, and mixing texture and color schemes. Each participant will work on their own arrangement to take home. Flowers and container included. Bring your own snips or scissors! Fee: $20 for supplies.

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