ALL MILLVILLE RESIDENTS RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION IN MAY
MILLVILLE, NJ (April 30, 2016) – MILLVILLE, NJ – Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center is pleased to announce the return of the month-long admission program titled, “Millville in May!” funded by the Joseph L. Carley Foundation. All Millville residents can experience WheatonArts new exhibitions and programs* at no cost from May 1 through May 31. To receive free admission to WheatonArts in May Millville residents must show proof of residency (examples include a drivers license, tax bill or utility bill).
In May, a variety of exhibitions, programs, and events are included with admission. They are:
- An exploration of the Museum of American Glass, which features two new exhibitions, From the Ground Up: Archaeology, Artisans, Everyday Life and Mine Moonlight: Artists Working in Philadelphia’s River Wards. Both show runs through December 31, 2016.
- A special hour long Gallery Talk & Tour program with AECOM archaeologists on Saturday, May 21st at 1:30 p.m.
- A world-class shopping experience in the award-winning Museum stores. Two special exhibitions, Raising Cane (runs April 1 to May 15) and Over the Bridge (runs May 28 to June 26) will be shown in the Gallery of Fine Craft.
- Regularly scheduled demonstrations in the glass, ceramics, flameworking, and paper studios. Visitors can interact with artists working in each studio.
- Special events like Eco Fair, an artful living event featuring handmade and homegrown items, which will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Paperweight Fest, a celebration of paperweight artistry, which will be held on May 14th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Select events, classes, and workshops that require additional fees and pre-registration are excluded.
The Joseph L. Carley Foundation was dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of people in Cumberland County, NJ, through grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to social and family services. The foundation supported educational and community development projects but priority was given to supporting nonprofits that provide direct humanitarian services.
WheatonArts has served as an arts and cultural crossroads in the heart of South Jersey for over four decades. Whether it is the fascination with glassmaking and American glass, the cultural traditions
of those who have shaped the region, or the artists and educators who share their unique talents through
classes, workshops and demonstrations, WheatonArts offers a unique experience to all who visit.
WheatonArts is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from April 1 to December 31, 2016. For information on admission and programs, visit wheatonarts.org or call 1-800-998-4552 or 856-825-6800.
WheatonArts strives to ensure the accessibility of its exhibitions, events and programs to all persons with disabilities. Please provide two weeks notice for additional 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, the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey Cultural Trust. 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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