Major Programming Changes Regarding COVID-19

Flamework looking like the covid-19 virus when over the torch.

WheatonArts is committed to practicing the proper precautions and protocol to help keep our community, staff, and artists safe and protected from COVID-19.

As of Saturday, March 14, 2020, all public programming at WheatonArts is canceled or postponed until further notice.

Please take note of the following:

Our 2020 season-opening (returning to our regular six-day schedule) is postponed until further notice. The Museum Stores are closed until we officially reopen. Online shopping is still available.
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The Wheaton Springs 50 season-opening event scheduled for April 4, 2020, is now canceled.

ECO Fair scheduled for May 2, 2020, is now postponed. New date to be announced at a later time.

Paperweight Fest 2020 scheduled for May 14-16, 2020, is now canceled. To all our registrants of Paperweight Fest, please consider converting your registration into a tax-deductible donation. Please let us know if you would like your registration fees returned. The return will be processed when the staff returns to the office.

Fantasy Faire scheduled for June 13 & 14, 2020, is now postponed. New date to be announced at a later time.

It is with everyone’s collective safety in mind that we announce the postponement of our 50th Anniversary event: Re [Vision] 20/20, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 20th. We will post once a rescheduled date becomes a reality. If you have already supported the event as a patron or ticket holder, we ask that you consider donating the value as a tax-deductible contribution to WheatonArts.

The Antique & Summer Market scheduled on July 25 & 26, 2020 is now canceled

The annual Fire Muster event in August is canceled for 2020. 

WheatonArts will continue to monitor the progression of COVID-19 and will make adjustments to this plan as needed. We wish all of you good health!


To learn more about COVID-19 and how to help prevent its spread, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the World Health Organization websites.