ARTIST LECTURE SERIES
Held at the Pike County Public Library - Free to the public!
Thanks to a grant from the Greater Pike Community Foundation, we are excited to offer lectures throughout the year by curated professional artists. Typically held on a week night, these lectures are truly inspirational. Please check back often for new offerings!
Heather Beck - Jewelry Artist
March 19, 2020 ~ 7:00pm
April 4-5, 2020 ~ 9:00am to 4:00pm
Come spend the weekend alongside the PV crew, helping us get our campus ready for the season! We are seeking volunteers to help with important projects in our studios, dorms and outside on our beautiful grounds. This will be a weekend full of laughter and camaraderie as we tackle the always growing to-do list to make our campus the best it can be for our incoming assistants, students and instructors. Pre-registration is required so that we can coordinate projects. Limited on-campus lodging is free and available to those who come to help! A pizza lunch and refreshments will be provided for all volunteers.
May 9-20, 2020 Only 2 spaces left!
May 23-June 3, 2020 Space is available, register now!
Due to popluar demand,we have scheduled two trips! Traditional crafts have played an important role in making the culture of the Japanese distinctly its own. It can indeed be said that traditional crafts are the heart and soul of the Japanese culture. A country that spent much of its history in isolation, Japan claims unique arts and crafts traditions that have been handed down from generation to generation. On this amazing trip you will explore museums, meet master artisans and visit many artist workshops throughout Tokyo, Kanazawa and Kyoto. Please email Peters Valley board member Teresa Stack (teresa.stack @ gmail.com) or call her at 347-461-8524 for more information. Space is very limited and this trip is sure to sell out, so please reserve early!
OPEN HOUSE & STUDIO TOURS
Sunday, May 3, 2020 ~ 11:00am - 4:00pm
Come experience Art in the Park! The Peters Valley Campus and studios will be open with on-going artist demonstrations as well as hands-on activities for both adults and kids. The exhibition and retail Gallery will be open, and there will be a selection of professional artists exhibiting and selling their work. There will also be live music and food. This event is free and open to the public. (sorry, no dogs are allowed on campus during this event.)
50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
Saturday, August 1, 2020 ~ 5:30pm -9:30pm
This is a party you won't want to miss! Come celebrate 50 years of the magic that is Peters Valley. Details coming soon!
50TH ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
Saturday & Sunday, September 26- 27, 2020 ~ 10:00am - 5:00pm
At the Sussex County Fairgrounds. This is our largest fundraiser of the year!
150 Exhibiting Artists, Demonstrations, Live Music and more!
FROM THE GROUND UP: PETERS VALLEY SCHOOL OF CRAFT
October 4-January 10, 2020 at the Hunterdon Art Museum
Opening reception October 4th
Come see this amazing retrospective of work by former resident artists, assistants, and instructors who have made Peters Valley one of the premier craft schools in the nation. Curated by Elizabeth Essner.
October 11-21, 2020
After a sold out departure this spring, we are delighted to be returning to Morocco in the fall of 2020. We’ll visit the medieval city of Fez, the imperial city of Meknes, the artisan centers of Sefrou and the High Atlas Mountains and end in iconic Marrakesh. We’ll travel though gorgeous rural landscapes and thriving old cities, meeting with local craftsmen and learning about their work first hand, with lectures and hands-on demonstrations. We’ve chosen beautiful one-of-a-kind boutique hotel properties (with limited space so early reservations are essential). Please email Peters Valley board member Teresa Stack (teresa.stack @ gmail.com) or call her at 347-461-8524 for more information.
SELF-GUIDED STUDIO TOURS
Saturdays & Sundays, May 9 - September 13, 2020
Come see our workshops in action! The Peters Valley Fine Craft Studios are open for you to visit between 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Stop in the Gallery when you arrive to pick up a campus map and find out which workshops are running.
WEEKLY AUCTIONS & SHOW AND TELL
Tuesdays, June - August are held at the Peters Valley Dining Hall from 1:00pm - 2:00pm and are free and open to the public.
VISITING INSTRUCTOR PRESENTATIONS
Friday Evenings, June - August are held at the Bevans Church from 7:00pm - 8:00pm and are free and open to the public.