MILLVILLE, NJ – Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center has announced a continued partnership with the Bank of America Foundation, as the foundation recently awarded WheatonArts a grant in the amount of $15,000. The award is for general operating funds in support of arts and education in South Jersey.
This marks the fourth year that the Bank of America Foundation has been a leading supporter of the arts in Cumberland County through the partnership with WheatonArts. Jeffrey Clark, Assistant Vice President at Bank of America on High Street in Millville, presented a check for $15,000 to Susan Gogan, WheatonArts Executive Director, and Katherine Landberg, Development Manager, on June 19, 2015.
Bank of America believes that the arts have a unique ability to connect people and communities, and help local economies thrive. Through arts’ program funding, Bank of America aims to make an impact on economies and societies throughout the world and remains one of the world’s leading corporate supporters of arts organizations globally.
WheatonArts is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open July 4 and Labor Day. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Admission: Adults $10.00, $9.00 Senior Adults and $7.00 Students. Children five and under are free. Free to shop and stroll except during outdoor special events. For more information about WheatonArts, call 18009984552 or 8568256800, or visit wheatonarts.org.
WheatonArts strives to ensure the accessibility of its exhibitions, events and programs to all persons with disabilities. Provide two weeks notice for additional needs. Patrons with hearing and speech disabilities may contact WheatonArts through the New Jersey Relay Service (TRS) 8008527899 or by dialing 711.
Additional funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, New Jersey Cultural Trust and 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. Additional funding provided through a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
With a history spanning four decades, WheatonArts has earned regional, national and international recognition for its unique collections and programs. The Museum of American Glass, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, houses one of the most comprehensive collections of American glass in the country…from the first glass bottles made in America to celebrated works by Dale Chihuly and other contemporary artists who work in glass. Visitors experience the art of glassmaking, ceramics and flameworking in the Artists Studios. From April through December the Museum of American Glass and The Gallery of Fine Craft present special exhibitions. WheatonArts also offers traditional and multicultural programs, classes, workshops, performances and weekend festivals. The awardwinning Museum Stores offer traditional and contemporary art and craft in all mediums.