Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center (formerly Wheaton Village) is a non-profit American craft resource center, with a focus on the medium of glass. Located in
Millville, New Jersey, the center has several major facilities and a gallery of fine craft.
Museum of American Glass
The Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts houses over 6,500 pieces of glass, including a collection of glass produced by
Wheaton Industriesand other New Jersey glass-making companies. Exhibits include paperweights, pressed glass, cut glass, early glass, bottles, 19th century art glass, Art Nouveauglass, modern and contemporary studio glass.
The center houses several working studios for the creation of contemporary art in different media, including glass,
ceramics, wood carvingand flameworking. Daily demonstrations are given in each studio.
Down Jersey Folklife Center
The Down Jersey Folklife Center is a regional
folklifecenter focusing on the cultural and artistic traditions of the communities and ethnicgroups of southern New Jersey. The center offers changing exhibits and displays, concerts, dance performances, workshops and classes.
* [http://www.wheatonarts.org Official Website]
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