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 »
DATES: Sept 22 – Dec 16 Members Reception, Friday, September 21st ADMISSION: $5 – Members are Free TICKETS: Available at the door The John F. Peto Studio Museum is proud to present, 24 paintings from Tromp l’oeil artist, Gary Erbe. “The 50 year Retrospective”: has been traveling for the past year. From The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown Ohio, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY, and Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA. The John F. Peto Studio museum will be…Find out more »
February 9, 2019 - May 12, 2019 The John F. Peto Studio Museum is pleased to present Rediscovering the Hidden Meanings in Peto’s Art and Photography. This riveting exhibit will feature early photographic works from the collections of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art (Washington, D.C.), Brandywine River Museum of Art (Chadds Ford, PA), Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE), Library Company of Philadelphia, the Ocean County Historical Society (Toms River, NJ) and the John F. Peto Studio Museum. More…Find out more »