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John F. Peto Studio Musem
John F. Peto Studio Musem

John F. Peto Studio Museum

102 Cedar Ave. Island Heights, NJ 08732

Property Description

The John F. Peto Studio Museum isĀ located in beautiful historic Island heights, along the Toms River and Barnegat Bay. ItĀ features the home and studio of John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), the renowned late 19th century American still life painter in the trompe l'oeil style. The studio museum is a historic house museum that documents the aesthetics, work habits and lifestyle of a significant American artist. The house, constructed in 1889 and the gardens have been professionally restored to preserve the integrity of the artist's vision. Original furnishings capture the home as it would have been in Peto's time along with displays of original artifacts as depicted in many of the artist's paintings. The museum offers a variety of programs including: rotating exhibitions, educational programs, cultural series, garden programs and special events.

Amenities

Availability:

  • Open Year-Round

General Information:

  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 1

Tour Information:

  • Guided Tours

Meeting Space Details:

  • Maximum Capacity Number: 35