“Make-Your-Own” Experiences


Our Make-Your-Own programs are not currently running due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For updates on our modified reopening plans, please click here. 

US veteran woman creating a glass object on the Glass Studio floor with glass artist Max.

Available April through December
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

With the expert guidance of one of our master glass artists, shape hot molten glass into a beautiful paperweight or blown form! 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!

All programs are hands-on, one-on-one experiences available for anyone 16 years of age or older (Minors require a parent/guardian’s signature). Participants will receive a complimentary pass for the day. Anyone wishing to accompany you to watch your experience must purchase a general admission ticket.  *There are a limited number of MYO slots & specials offered each month. Call now to book your appointment.


Cost: $75 plus $12 s&h


Blown Vessel or Bowl Form
Cost: $110 plus $14 s&h

Please call 856.825.6800, ext. 152, to schedule a Make-Your-Own Appointment.
For questions email: myop@wheatonarts.org

“Make-Your-Own” Monthly Specials

NEW! Five Petal Flower Paperweight $100
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of WheatonArts by making your very own Five Petal Flower Paperweight. For this year only we are bringing back the classic paperweight. You will be able to choose your color, add it to a flower-shaped mold, and discover the secret of creating the “dew drops” on the ends of the petals. (example image right)

April, May, & June
Glass Flower
Create a flower that lasts forever. Our staff will help you pull and shape the glass into a 3-dimensional flower that you can put in a vase or lay on a table. Hot-working glass techniques will be used to shape the petals and stem.

Beer Mug
Whether it’s your favorite brew or a root beer, this is the perfect way to enjoy the cold beverage of your choice on a hot summer day! Our staff will help you to create a beer mug that you can show off to your friends at the next backyard barbecue. Sip in style from a unique glass mug designed and made by you!

August, September, & 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 made with your own hands. Our staff will guide through the steps of creating your unique glass pumpkin design. Visit the Glass Studio for a glimpse at the variety of glass pumpkins you can create for the season!

November & 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 will 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 specialized experience.

November & December
By popular demand, we have created a new Holiday experience! If you have ever wanted to create your own glass snowman, this is your chance. Work with one of our glass artists to design a unique snowperson that reflects your personality and have some fun!

Prices subject to change without notice.
WheatonArts cannot be held responsible for minor flaws that may occur during this process. 
GIFT CARDS are available in the Arthur Gorham Paperweight Shop and online.
For more information, call 856.825.6800 ext. 152.

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.