Arts and Culture
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, the crown jewel of residential design and construction in American history, is just a scenic, 30 minute drive from Hartzell House. General tours, lasting about one hour, start at 10am and are scheduled on the half hour. In-depth and specialized tours are available by appointment. All tours should be booked in advance to ensure availability.
Kentuck Knob, also known as the Hagan House, is a another residence designed by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright just ten minutes from Fallingwater. For your convenience, tours may be scheduled through the Fallingwater site.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort boasts a $45M art collection that you may peruse at your leisure, or call to be included in the free art tour scheduled for 3pm each day.
Spruce Forest Artisan Village, located just 15 minutes from Hartzell House in Grantsville, Md, has several world-class artists in residence. Located just steps away from the historic Casselman bridge, the village is a collection of relocated historic buildings housing a variety of juried artists and craftsmen in residence and visiting artists.
Garrett County Arts Council and The Gallery
The GCAC website offers a calendar of arts events, listing of local artists, and links to other Garrett County Arts organizations. The Gallery is located on Alder Street in downtown Oakland.
Four Storm Artists Gallery
A fabulous photographic tour of our area and points beyond.
Touchstone is a unique three-seasons craft school in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, only 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1972 as Pioneer Crafts Council, Touchstone's original mission was to foster interest in the preservation of traditional mountain crafts. Today, this unique craft school has expanded to include contemporary and experimental techniques in addition to traditional and historic methods in disciplines such as blacksmithing, ceramics, metals, textiles, glass, oil and watercolor painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. As Pennsylvania's only residential craft school, Touchstone offers both beginners and seasoned artists more than one hundred week-long and weekend courses taught by some of North America's finest artists and artisans.