Our mission is “to expand and enrich the life of the community through participation in the arts.” Our definition of community includes many different people from many different backgrounds. In supporting Black Lives Matter, Arts & Education at the Hoyt is acknowledging that there are systems of power that grant privilege and access unequally, resulting in inequity and injustice towards people of color. To those hurt and/or enraged by the death of George Floyd and countless others, we respond, “We hear you.” In fact, so clearly that we are holding ourselves accountable for change until all people – regardless of race, age, gender, religion, identity, sexual orientation, income or experience – feel as if they belong here, too. As far as we are concerned, you do. Here’s how you can get engaged:
Paintings by Hedy O’Beil
Hedy O’Beil’s work is a study in the tension between control and exuberance, as if watching an improvised jazz masterpiece unfold before your eyes.
Glass Sculpture by Jeff Waterhouse
A collection of glass work years in the making. Jeff creates his pieces by recycling cast off glass from his work and other glassblowers, much of which he’s been collecting for many years.
After School Arts
September 12 – November 16
Free for Lawrence County Students in Grades 1-6
Holiday Open House
Sunday, November 19
Tour the decked halls of the Hoyt West Period House, shop local art by local artists in the gift shop, visit with Santa, and explore the classrooms! Admission is free.
Arts & Education at the Hoyt receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.