Annual Holiday Studio Sale

A visitor explores the ceramic selection at the WheatonArts Holiday Studio Sale.

Holiday Studio Sale

November 29 through December 8, 2024

Ceramic & Glass Items at Discounted Prices

Studio Sale Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In the WheatonArts Event Center
FREE Admission to the Sale!

Join us in the Event Center for the annual Holiday Studio Sale beginning on Friday, November 29! Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Sunday, December 8; this highly anticipated sale features discounted prices on a wide selection of handcrafted ceramic and glass items. A table will be set up for visitors to create their own unique gift tags for all the perfect gifts they find. Proceeds from the sale support individual artists and arts programming at WheatonArts. 

An item from the Holiday Studio Sale. This piece is a blue flower hole patterned vase by potter Phyllis Seidner.
Two urns from Melanie and David Leppla. One is tall and frosted white with a vibrant yellow glass blown flower on top. Next to it is a stout, similar frosted white urn with a yellow and red glass flower on top.
Three item from the Holiday Studio Sale. All of them are light brown with a white fade and two items in the front with white leaves around them. The one on the right is a mug and the other two appear to be plant holders as the one in the back has a plant in the center of it. There are three holes on the top of each plant holder.
An item from the Holiday Studio Sale. This is a small ceramic snowman by potter Tessa Carlton. The snowman has brown and white spotted arms, with 5 dots as a smile, two eyeballs, and a nose.

Below are details from the 2023 Holiday Studio Sale. We will update this page with new 2024 information as it becomes available. Please check back later for updates.

Browse Beautiful Handcrafted Pottery

Pottery includes works by Senior Resident Potter, Terry Plasket, and the WheatonArts’ team of Associate Potters, Samantha Bartlett, Tessa Carlton, Clint Hunter, Amy Peseller, and Phyllis Seidner. Discover well-designed functional pottery, such as mugs, teapots, vases, planters, and more, in various glazes, sizes, and styles! 

Discover Unique Handmade Glass

The glass section includes WheatonArts’ seconds and overstocks, along with original works made by the WheatonArts’ Glass Studio Artists Patty Clune, Kendall Frank, Jeremy Hayes, Tiff Leps, Josh Metzger, and Katey Murphy.

Stunning designs of studio glass by Vermont-based artists Melanie and David Leppla will be on sale as well. Find the perfect glass paperweight, ornament, decorative bowl, and more for all your gift-giving needs. 

WheatonArts Members

Members-Only Early Preview Reception
November 24 at 9 a.m.
WheatonArts Members are invited to enjoy refreshments while choosing their favorite sale items before opening to the public!
Click here to become a member.

Items from the Holiday Studio Sale on a white table. There are three christmas trees with multicolored ornaments. The tree to the right is smaller than the rest. Four of the items are dark blue, three are orange, and three are green. One of the orange ones is one a raised centerpiece of the table.
A medium close up of Alex Rosenberg, dark hair, sunglasses, and a red WheatonArts shirt, as he is holding a blow rod with a large yellow piece attached to it. In his right hand he is heating up the glass with a blowtorch.

Glassmaking Demonstrations

Watch unique glassmaking demonstrations on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of opening Sale weekend!

Our team of demonstrating glass artists this year include Patty Clune, Kendall Frank, Jeremy Hayes, Tiff Leps, Josh Metzger, Katey Murphy, and Studio Director Alexander Rosenberg. 

Shop the Museum Stores

The Museum Stores (General Store, AG Paperweight Shop, and The Gallery of Fine Craft) are open with extended hours for all your shopping needs! It’s free to shop & stroll. Online shopping is also available! 

Museum Stores Extended Holiday Hours:
November 24 to December 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
December 6 to 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 13 to 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closed December 25
December 28 to 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed January 1 through March 31, 2024
A close up of three flower paperweights in a square glass case in the gallery. Two of the paperweights are larger, clear, and have light colored flower pedals. The third paperweight, at the bottom right of the case, is small, red, and has a yellow flower in the center. There are two people in the background, one is a woman with red hair, sunglasses, and is waving her hand. Her face is not visible. To her right is a man with grey hair and dark glasses. On the wall behind them are two large glass shelves with a variety of glass and ceramic pieces.
Image of an assortment of beads from Chris Coffman. There are two small light purple beads, three light small green beads, two small light pink beads, three clear beads with multicolor swirls in the middle, four clear beads with blue swirls around the middle, and three flower-shaped pink and purple beads with orange centers.

Trunk Show: Chris Coffman

Friday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 26
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery of Fine Craft
Visit WheatonArts Flamework Artist Chris Coffman in the Gallery of Fine Craft as she showcases her newest jewelry collection. Each earring, bracelet, and necklace that will be fore sale is handmade by Chris using a torch. Her unique designs make the perfect Holiday Gift for someone on your gift list or yourself!
There are four Holiday Studio Sale tags in the center of the image. Two of them show the backs and two show the front. The first has three green "LET IT" At the bottom with a large red snwoflake at the top. The second back has a dark red christmas tree at the bottom and two red snowflakes above it. There are also two fronts of the tags, one with a small christmas tree at the bottom. The right front tag has a small snowflake design a t the bottom. Both designs have flannel patterns on them. Each tag has a string loop going through them. Two of the loops are light beige, one is dark brown, and one is red and white striped.

Holiday Family Art Activity

Handmade Holiday Gift Tags
Nov. 24—Dec. 3, 2023, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In the Event Center, create the perfect gift tag to accompany that perfect gift. Use collage techniques to assemble the materials into a unique, one-of-a-kind gift tag from an assortment of paper punches, scrapbook paper, and ribbons.