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!
You must see our newest show, the Somerset County Artists' Association Annual Juried Exhibition. Opening reception on Friday, June 23rd from 6 to 8 PM. It's a fabulous show with over 90 pieces by local and regional artists. Join us for this annual taste of local art!
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.
Luther P. Miller, Inc.
The Clark Hunter Foundation
Earl & Jeanne Berkey Family Trust
Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies
Somerset Fraternal Order of Eagles #1801
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!
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
Laurel Arts' COMMON THREADS Phase 3 of Common Threads takes place with a juried exhibition in the Dressler Center from August 22 to September 23. Up to three entries can be submitted. Please download the prospectus,email usfor a copy, or call 814-443-2433 for information.
Northern Appalachian Folk Festival Artists and craftsmen to participate in the 5th Annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival to be held in beautiful downtown Indiana, Pennsylvania, Saturday and Sunday, September 9 & 10, 2017. Visit the website for more information.
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!
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