“Create + Taste”

“Create + Taste”


MILLVILLE, NJ – Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center presents a new event, “Create + Taste,” on February 21 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Event Center. Attendees “create” their own Face Jug from a pre-formed clay base with the help of WheatonArts artists Terry Plasket, Phyllis Seidner, Amy Peseller, Tessa Peterzak, Erika Pugh, and Lauren Wymbs and then “taste” adult beverages courtesy of  Glasstown Brewing Company, Millville, NJ (glasstownbrewingcompany.com), Southwind Vineyard, Millville, NJ (southwindvineyardllc.com) and Philadelphia Distilling, Philadelphia, PA (philadelphiadistilling.com).

The evening also includes a silent auction and live music. All proceeds will support public programming at WheatonArts, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Ticket cost is $50.00 per person. $45.00 for Members. The ticket price includes: one guided, hands-on face jug design activity and firing; two “Tomorrow Passes” to return to WheatonArts in the future; and eight drink tasting vouchers. Must be 21 years old to attend. Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase by the glass.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 856-825-6800 or 800-998-4552, extension 118, or email Angela Speakman at aspeakman@wheatonarts.org. Space is limited. Dress should be “clay friendly.”

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) 800-852-7899 or by dialing 711.


With a history spanning four decades, WheatonArts has earned regional, national and international recognition for its unique collections and programs. WheatonArts is home to the Museum of American Glass with one of the most comprehensive collections of American glass in the world…from the first glass bottles made in America to celebrated works by Dale Chihuly and other contemporary artists who work in glass. In the Studios, visitors watch artists demonstrate the art of glassmaking, ceramics and flameworking throughout the day. The Center also operates award-winning Museum Stores. The Creative Glass Center of America, a 30 year-old artist residency program, has hosted over 330 Fellows, in one of the nation’s first public-access, amphitheater-style hot glass studios. CGCA with other studio programs exemplify a dynamic community of resident and guest artists from around the world, who share skills and vision with public audiences, and provide unique educational programming for both children and adults.WheatonArts presents special exhibitions, programs, workshops, performances and several weekend festivals throughout the year.