You'll be blown away by the spectacular sights, sounds and experiences awaiting you at the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center ((formerly known as historic Wheaton Village) in southern New Jersey.
Located on 65 lush, wooded acres in Millville, WheatonArts is home to the Museum of American Glass, the Creative Glass Center of America International Fellowship Program, the largest Folklife Center in the state, a hot glass studio, several traditional craft studios, five museum stores, a lovely, pond-side picnic grove and more!
Glass blowing and artist demonstrations are offered daily, and special exhibitions, workshops, performances and several weekend festivals are hosted throughout the year.
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Select 3-day, "Wheaton Wide Open Weekends" feature free admission for all visitors, thanks to a PNC Arts Alive! Grant recently awarded by the PNC Foundation. A variety of special hands-on family activities and performances are planned, including enhanced artist demonstrations, hands-on activities, a summer sidewalk sale (July), Lenni Lenape Festival (September), Hallo-Wheaton (October) and the Big Glass Blast Event (November). Call for dates: 856-825-6800.
WheatonArts is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including some holidays. For more information, visit WheatonArts.org.
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ 08332
Plan accordingly - You'll want to spend at least three hours to take in all that WheatonArts has to offer. Here's a suggested itinerary.
Save on Admission - Bank of America cardholders receive free admission the first full weekend of each month in 2014. For the rest of us, print this coupon.
Scheduled Demonstrations - Tuesdays through Sundays at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Getting There - For GPS and online directions, use 1100 Village Drive, Millville, NJ.