Peters Valley Open House & Studio Tours Event

Come and explore Peters Valley, one of the country’s premier craft schools! This family-friendly FREE event will include live music, great food, studio tours, artist demonstrations, kids art activities, a mini craft fair, fine craft gallery exhibition and retail gallery!

Join us from 12-5 p.m. on May 7, 2017.

This is the absolute best day of the year to visit our campus. Our facilities are nestled amid the beauty of the park in Layton, NJ. We open our entire facility for touring during our Annual Studio Open House. Demonstrators will be working in each of the eight studios throughout the day (blacksmithing, ceramics, fine metals, fiber surface design, fiber weaving, photography, woodworking, special topics/glass).

Visitors will have the opportunity to watch artists forge metal, weave cloth, turn wood, carve sculptures, create jewelry, etc! Kids can try their hands at a craft in our Kids Art Area and help build a collaborative sculpture. Parents can meet the instructors of our Youth Art Camps and sign their kids up for a session! We also invite you to tour our current gallery exhibition. In addition you can browse the gallery’s first floor which showcases the work of over 300 American artists. The Walpack Historical Society will displaying fascinating photos and literature about the history of the area.

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Latitude: 41.196904 Longitude: -74.85115 Elevation: 522 ft
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Event Dates

5/7/2017 – 5/7/2017

Ages Event is Appropriate For

All ages

Accessibility Notes

Peters Valley School of Craft is committed to being accessible to all visitors. However, the terrain at the Valley is natural and some of the historic buildings are only partially accessible. Paths and driveways are no

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