Laurel Arts will host CHALK FEST during the Somerset Kiwanis Club Scarecrow Festival from 10 AM - 2 PM on September 19. Come on out and ply your artistic skills! Prizes will be awarded. Location: The Georgian Place in Somerset.
Studio Kids Preschool will have an Open House/Meet and Greet on September 2nd from 4 - 6 PM. Come by and meet the teachers! We still have a few openings.
"The Forger and the Forager: A Meeting of Metal and Mosaic"
The Rachel Sager and Dennis Gilkey show at the Philip Dressler Center for the Arts is a fascinating mix of media and craft. The work ranges from earthy mosaics to conceptual and functional blacksmith pieces. The show runs through September 19. Come see a truly unique exhibit.
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!
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 works for sale by local and regional artists. Admission to the Phillip Dressler Center for the Arts is always free, so come visit to start your art collection today!
Call for Entries
20th Anniversary Exhibition - November 20 through February 7. Southwestern Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, Inc. See the Prospectus
"Haunting Visions" is the theme for the 9th Founders Triennial Exhibit at the Philip Dressler Center for the Arts, September 29 through October 31. Please call 814-443-2433 for information, or download the prospectus below.
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, 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!