Open April through December
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We invite you to find solace and inspiration at WheatonArts! We are open April through December, Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Millville, New Jersey. An admission ticket is needed to visit the Museum of American Glass, Down Jersey Folklife Center, and the Artist Studios. The Grounds and the Museum Stores will remain walk-in (non-ticket) accessible for those coming exclusively to shop or stroll.
To help ensure our staff and guests’ safety, all public surfaces will be cleaned regularly throughout the day, following CDC cleaning guidelines. We encourage guests and members to reserve and/or purchase tickets online and to wear a mask while indoors. Please use the ticket button below to make your purchase. You may also purchase tickets in person at the front gate upon arrival. Hand sanitizer dispensers are positioned throughout the campus; please use them frequently.
Please note that we are closed to the public on the following major holidays: Sunday, April 9 (Easter Sunday), Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 25 (Christmas Day), and New Year’s Day.
What can you see and do at WheatonArts?
In the Museum of American Glass:
Amber Cowan | Alchemy of Adornment
Step into the enchanting worlds of Philadelphia-based artist and educator Amber Cowan! Cowan uses centuries-old flameworking, hot sculpting, and glassblowing techniques to transform pressed glass into exuberantly adorned diorama-like wall installations and free-standing sculptures. Her dense narrative assemblages are often personal and lure viewers into fantasy worlds rich with symbolism and themes of transformation, femininity, and nostalgia. On display in the Museum of American Glass from April 1 through December 31, 2023. LEARN MORE
People, Place, Process
50 Years of Glassmaking at WheatonArts!
Discover collaborations that artfully combine vision, artifacts that serve as muse, and the tools that connect skills across time. Through this display of tangible Museum collection pieces, we hope to convey the intangible qualities that make WheatonArts a creative sanctuary – the people who allow creativity to flourish, the place steeped in the glassmaking tradition, and the process of balancing skill with vision. LEARN MORE
In the Down Jersey Folklife Center:
The Good, the Evil, and the Funny: Ritual & Mask Dance of Latin America
Explore comparative perspectives of ritual and celebratory use of masks, their costumes, and dances, as well as an interpretation of symbolism and aesthetics associated with the cultural heritage of the Latin American communities in our region. Discover visualizations of stories, legends, and beliefs from Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Honduras, Bolivia, and Peru. On display in the Down Jersey Folklife Center from April 1 through December 31, 2023. LEARN MORE
In the Artist Studios:
Immerse yourself in creativity by watching professional, highly-skilled artists employ century-old techniques to create colorful works of art! WheatonArts is where imagination and artistic process meet for a wonderful arts experience for all ages! Watch fascinating artist demonstrations in the Hot Glass, Flamework, and Pottery Studios, and meet informally with the resident artists. As artists share their craft, they discuss the materials used, their scientific properties, history, and social forces that have shaped both art and culture. LEARN MORE
Shop the Museum Stores
Shop in the General Store for WheatonArts studio glass & ceramics from artists both local and across the USA. Discover specialty foods, hard-to-find nostalgic candies, puzzles, books, novelty toys, innovative kitchenware, and more! Shop in the Gallery of Fine Craft & A.G. Paperweight Shop for one-of-a-kind contemporary sculptures, paperweights, and home decor items. Preview a broad selection of glass & metal jewelry collections, unique clothing lines and accessories, and handcrafted pottery.
Walk the Nature Trail
Enjoy a one-mile looping Nature Trail that runs through our 45-acre campus, developed in partnership with CU Maurice River. Learn about the region’s natural areas and wildlife, along with tips on how to preserve the environment while walking along the Nature Trail. Print out a Scavenger Hunt before your visit by clicking here.