Always something good happening at Laurel Arts...
Studio Kids Preschool accepts new applicants year-round as space allows. Call 814-443-1835, or stop by the Education & Dance Center in the Georgian Place.
Current Gallery Show
Get your holiday shopping done at our Christmas Craft Shoppe, November 14 through December 21.
Friday, December 4 from 6 - 8 PM, visit with Santa, enjoy hot dogs, cocoa, punch, a bonfire, and Christmas crafts for the kids!
Cookies with Mrs. Claus
On Saturday, December 5th Mrs. Claus takes a break from the North Pole to visit with children at Laurel Arts from 11 AM to 1 PM. Post letters to Santa and enjoy some yummy cookies. Our music students will perform a recital at 1 PM.
Rhythms of Christmas
Our Senior Dance Company students are choreographing a special holiday event in conjunction with the Somerset Community Band. Come see Rhythms of Christmas on December 12 at 1:00 PM at Somerset High School!
A big THANK YOU to First Commonwealth Bank for sponsoring ALL of Laurel Arts' holiday events!
Laurel Arts, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1975 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. In 1976, the Dressler family donated the historic homestead that serves as the Philip Dressler Center for the Arts. Laurel Arts serves residents, guests, and tourists alike. Come see what we have to offer!
Be sure to check out our events calendar for exciting year-round classes and events!
Looking for a unique gift or accessory for your home? Our Gallery Shoppe contains affordable works from many local artists.
Our rotating shows also display beautiful works for sale by local and regional artists. Admission to the Philip Dressler Center for the Arts is always free, so come visit to start your art collection today!
Call for Entries
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY: The Visual Artist Fellowship is designed to help artists within 100 miles of Philadelphia reach new levels in their career. Three artists will be selected to receive a full range of career support over the two-year Fellowship. In addition, selected artists will receive a $1000 award and up to $3000 to cover expenses related to the proposed activity. Apply Here.
Dressler Center Hours of Operation
10 AM to 6 PM Tuesday through Thursday 10 AM to 4 PM Friday 12 PM to 4 PM Saturday Closed Sunday and Monday, except by appointment
If you would like to view our exhibits outside of regular hours, please contact us to make arrangements. We will try to accommodate your request.
Admission to the gallery and exhibits is free. Donations gratefully accepted.
Laurel Arts is always in need of Volunteers. Right now, we could use instructors and clerical help. Please click on the image to fill out a form. Help keep the Arts alive in Somerset County!
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