Madeline Tourtelot Archives & Study Center

Preserving PenArt's History


Madeline Tourtelot


May through October: Wednesdays, 10am - 2pm or by appointment.

The Madeline Tourtelot Archives and Study Center is located on the PenArt campus.

Group tours are available for adults and children.

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Explore Our History

The Madeline Tourtelot Archives and Study Center preserves and exhibits artwork and historical artifacts from the earliest days of the Peninsula School of Art founded by Madeline Tripp Tourtelot in 1965.

Located in one of the original art school buildings, the Archives features paintings, photography, art films, sculpture, ceramics, and jewelry by Madeline and former artists-in-residence, faculty and students. Historical artifacts include photo albums, catalogs, news clippings, and publications.


Madeline Tourtelot:
Art films, photography, paintings, monoprints, and textiles.

Artists, Faculty, Students:
Jack Anderson, Bruce Grimes, James Ingwersen, Joseph D. Jachna, Aija Meisters, Bob Merline, Narendra Patel, Robert Pum, E. Dane Purdo, Tom Uttech, and Takashi Yamada.


Art film screenings, rotating exhibits, art reference library, artist files and publications.