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"Make-Your-Own" Experiences
"Make Your Own" Glass Experiences
Call To Schedule An Appointment!
800-998-4552 or 856-825-6800, ext. 139

Available April through December
Wednesday through Sunday, 10:15am to 4pm

With the expert guidance of one of our master glass artists, you'll shape molten glass into a beautiful paperweight or blow a bowl or vase form. Available for anyone 16 years of age or older. Minors require a parent or guardian's signature.

"Make-Your-Own" Paperweight
Cost $75.00 plus $12.00 s&h

Blown Vessel or Bowl Form

Cost $110.00 plus $14.00 s&h

Your instructor will help you select your colors and design, and finally guide you through the process of shaping hot glass into your own work of art!


"MAKE YOUR OWN" Monthly Specials

Available through December*

You must call 856.825.6800 or 800.998.4552, ext. 139, to schedule a MYO Monthly Special and purchase a gift card.

*There are a limited number of MYO Specials offered each month. Please call to book your appointment quickly to guarantee we have space available.

April and May
Floral Paperweight
Grow Your Own Paperweight! Imagine being the gardener of you own beautiful floral glass paperweight! Our staff will help you create your very own version of what you love the most about spring flowers. You can follow nature’s cues or create your own fantastic hybrid, capturing a piece of springtime forever. Come garden in glass at WheatonArts’ Glass Studio.

June and July
Crackle Bowl
Cuckoo For Crackle! Crackle Glass is so much fun to make. Historically, it was created to cover up poor glass quality. But because the technique is so amazing, it's never fallen out of interest or fashion. Our staff will show you exactly how to make a piece of crackle glassware using this age old technique. Be sure to bring your camera so you can record this amazing process.

August, September and October
Harvest Time In The Pumpkin Patch! Few can resist the iconic power and beauty of the glass pumpkin. Fun to make and so captivating to behold. Autumn's harvest can be yours, all year long, when it's made with your very own hands. Our staff knows exactly how to guide you as you create any variation you might want your pumpkin to look like. Visit the Glass Studio and see what an amazing glass pumpkin you can create for the season.

November and December
Ornaments are such a simple, but, beautiful way to express the holiday season! There are as many unique possibilities for glass ornaments as there are their makers. Create your very own beautiful holiday ornament with the guidance of the WheatonArts staff. You’ll be so proud to display it in your home for a lifetime of memories or as a meaningful gift for family or friends. Let us show you the possibilities of making the holiday bright through this special experience.

Prices subject to change without notice.

GIFT CARDS are available in the Arthur Gorham Paperweight Shop or buy online now.
For more information, call extension 152.

All programs are hands-on, one-on-one experiences available for anyone 16 years of age or older.

As the participant, you will receive a complimentary pass for the day. Anyone wishing to accompany you to watch your experience must purchase a general admission ticket.

WheatonArts cannot be held responsible for minor flaws that may occur during this process. WheatonArts will provide assistive services upon request. Individuals needing special assistance or accommodations should contact us at least two weeks in advance. WheatonArts strives to ensure the accessibility of its exhibitions, events and programs to all persons with disabilities. 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. 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.

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Workshops for Glass Artists with J. Kenneth Leap, Architectural Glass Designer and WA Associate Artists
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