Founded in 2002 by Mrs. Nancy Rogers Crozier (sister of Fred Rogers) and Mrs. Elizabeth Hazlett, Latrobe Art Center provides a welcoming atmosphere for adults and children of all skill levels to grow their artistic talents and interests. Located in the heart of downtown Latrobe, the Art Center offers a wide variety of artwork, classes and education programs, workshops, events, community gatherings, and more.
Include in your visit the culinary delights of Ricolita's Café, located within the art center.
Latrobe Art Center is a membership gallery which provides the opportunity for artists to display and market their work throughout the year. Visitors to the center can view a variety of artwork in all media—including oil acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink drawings, mixed media, and more—professionally displayed and ready for purchase. Beautiful jewelry, pottery, woodwork, and fiber art are also available.
Latrobe Art Center is a place of renewed vitality and opportunity of growth to all who participate. Thanks to the generous support of our neighbors, as well as local and state grants, we will continue to sustain, strengthen, and advance our vital mission.
The mission of Latrobe Art Center is to create a welcoming environment that encourages and fosters the creativity and artistic development of each individual.
Latrobe Art Center is a place where artists of all skill levels, as well as art lovers, can enjoy local original art by participating in a wide variety of workshops, classes, talks, events, and demonstrations. The art center’s goal is to improve the quality of life in the area through the visual arts.
Latrobe Art Center has several significant community outreach programs that touch the lives of special populations and interface with other social service organizations. The art center enjoys significant community support through volunteers, membership, class fees, donors, and local and state grants. Its significant location in downtown Latrobe plays a vital role in the city’s revitalization program.