Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit arts organization founded in 2005 and located in Foxburg, Pennsylvania. ARCA’s mission is to provide stimulating and enriching professional arts and education programs, touching the lives of thousands of people living in the six county, Allegheny Valley Region — Clarion, Venango, Armstrong, Butler, Mercer and Crawford counties — and thereby contributing to the economic growth and vitality of the region.
One of the largest privately owned estates in Pennsylvania, RiverStone is renowned for its breathtaking views and remarkable craftsmanship. With its rich history and 26 structures, including extensive equestrian facilities, greenhouse, carriage house, aviary, additional residences and event center, the Estate stands as a testament to innovative architectural and historic integrity and is one of the cultural and architectural treasures of western Pennsylvania. The RiverStone Estate has been restored and expanded by Dr. Arthur and Patricia Steffee, who are founding members of Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts. Since ARCA’s inception in 2005, the Steffees generously have made their stately and scenically beautiful estate available for fund raising house tours, ARCA major donor dinners and concerts, ARCA membership receptions and picnics, Scottish Festivals and outdoor concerts.
Lincoln Hall is the main venue for most of ARCA’s performances. It is located on the second floor of the Foxburg Free Library, which was built in 1909. Meticulously restored to its original condition by Dr. Arthur Steffee, it boasts the original hand-painted canvas backdrop of an actual scene downstream on the Allegheny River. A glorious 7 foot Steinway graces its stage.
The Red Brick Gallery and Gift Shop is aboutique fine art gallery and gift shop located in historic downtown Foxburg, PA. Situated in a charming 150-year-old building that was once owned by the renowned Fox family, the Red Brick Gallery strives to nurture artistic creativity by providing an inspiring venue for local artisans and other emerging art talent.