WheatonArts


WheatonArts

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 Industries and other New Jersey glass-making companies. Exhibits include paperweights, pressed glass, cut glass, early glass, bottles, 19th century art glass, Art Nouveau glass, modern and contemporary studio glass.

Artist Studios

The center houses several working studios for the creation of contemporary art in different media, including glass, ceramics, wood carving and flameworking. Daily demonstrations are given in each studio.

Down Jersey Folklife Center

The Down Jersey Folklife Center is a regional folklife center focusing on the cultural and artistic traditions of the communities and ethnic groups of southern New Jersey. The center offers changing exhibits and displays, concerts, dance performances, workshops and classes.

External links

* [http://www.wheatonarts.org Official Website]


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