Always something good happening at Laurel Arts...
THANK YOU to the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and the Earl and Jeanne Berkey Fund for supporting our holiday events this year!
Save the Date!
Mardi Gras in the Mountains is the theme of this year's winter gala-- February 25th at the Somerset Country Club. Tickets go on sale in January. Featuring: Candle in the Wind LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL!
Current Gallery Show
Our current show is the Somerset County Elementary School continuing through January 27th. Please come out to see what our talented kids can do!
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.
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!
Calls for Entries
Common Threads - FIBER ARTS 2017 Laurel Arts, in partnership with the Somerset County Historical Society, will be hosting a Fiber Arts exhibition and demonstration project in 2017. We're seeking talented and original fiber artists for demonstration, exhibition, and possibly sales. For more information and an application, please download the document below: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED.
Blair County Arts Festival - Juried Fine Art Exhibition Entries due by March 17th, exhibition will be May 20 and 21. Two dimensional, 3-D and photography. Entry fee is $20 per category with a limit of 3 pieces per category. $3000 in total prizes. Visit blaircountyartsfestival.org/ for more information.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Multi-level mural in the City of New Castle, PA. Deadline to apply, March 3rd. Proposals should include cover letter, resume, concept drawings, work samples, bid amount, and references. Click here to learn more.
44TH HOYT REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION Artists are invited to submit electronic entries for the44th Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition. Deadline for electronic submissions is January 28. Public Reception on April 2nd. Entry forms are found HERE.
MAKERS MARKET 2017!!!!
Laurel Arts is always in need of Volunteers. Right now, we could use instructors and clerical help. A lot of volunteers are needed for our special events, as well. Please click on the image to fill out a form. Help keep the arts alive in Somerset County!
Who We Are
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!
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