2009 New Releases
Contemporary Flamework Exhibit
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THE GALLERY OF FINE CRAFT AT WHEATONARTS OPENS 2009 SEASON WITH CONTEMPORARY FLAMEWORK EXHIBIT
MILLVILLE, NJ – The Gallery of Fine Craft at WheatonArts opens its 2009 season on March 28 with a new exhibit, “Contemporary Flamework.” The exhibit is presented in conjunction with the International Flameworking Conference at Salem Community College in Carneys Point, NJ, March 20 – 22 The Gallery annually showcases work by the conference’s artists in an exhibit at the event followed by a presentation of their work in an exhibit at WheatonArts.
This show will include works by Shane Fero (the International Flameworking Conference featured artist), Paul Stankard, Stankard Studio, Robert Mickelsen, Milon Townsend, Caitlin and Marshall Hyde, Emilio Santini, Janis Miltenberger, Elizabeth Mears, Suellen Fowler, Gateson Recko, Bandhu Dunham, and Steve Sizelove. The work will range from unique goblets and perfume bottles to one-of-a-kind sculptures. The exhibit continues through April 19.
The Gallery of Fine Craft and the other WheatonArts museum stores will be open Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning April 1 WheatonArts returns to its six-day operating schedule. The Gallery and museum stores will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is free to shop and stroll at WheatonArts except during outdoor special events. In addition, on April 1, the Museum of American Glass, Down Jersey Folklife Center, Glass Studio and other artist studios will be open for visitation. An admission ticket is required to visit these areas.
WheatonArts strives to make exhibits, events and programs accessible to all visitors. Provide two weeks notice to accommodate needs. Patrons with hearing and speech disabilities may contact WheatonArts through the New Jersey Relay Service (TRS) 800-852-7899 or by dialing 711.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. WheatonArts receives general operating support from the New Jersey Historical Commission, Division of Cultural Affairs in the New Jersey Department of State and is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.