Re [Vision] a Wheaton Gather

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

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.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the options of converting to tax-deductible donations, please contact Rody Baron, Director of Development at rbaron@wheatonarts.org

50th logo. Re [vision] a wheaton gather celebrating 50 years banner in mustard yellow.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Re [Vision] a WheatonGather continues a time-honored tradition of championing the Glass Studio programs while celebrating the 50th Anniversary of WheatonArts! This fundraising event is a day of exploration, experimentation, and fellowship. Event programming includes fascinating presentations and Glass Studio demonstrations by guest artists Beth Lipman and Dan Dailey, an onsite and online Silent Auction, a Director’s tour of the new “People, Place, Process” Museum exhibit, as well as a cocktail reception and fundraising dinner, both catered by Feast Your Eyes. Proceeds benefit the WheatonArts Glass Studio programs. Registration Information Coming Soon!

Interested in Sponsoring the Event?
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Onsite/Online Silent Auction

Coming soon! The auction directly supports WheatonArts Glass Studio programs, including the Creative Glass Fellowship Program and Emanation Invitational Residencies. Each bid will help sustain the future of these vital programs.

Unique Experiences will be auctioned off during the Wheaton Gather event on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Onsite bidding only, previews of the experiences will be online closer to the event date.

Have a question about Re [Vision]?

Please contact our Director of Development, Rody Baron, with any questions at 856.825.6800 ext. 118 or rbaron@wheatonarts.org

Image right: Beth Lipman, Bancketje (Banquet), 2003, glass, oak, oil and mixed media, created at WheatonArts, in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Crowded table of clear glass objects by Beth Lipman, "Bancketje (Banquet)," 2003, glass, oak, oil and mixed media, created at WheatonArts, in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Re [Vision] Schedule for Registrants

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Make-Your-Own Glass Experiences
WheatonArts studio artists will lead pre-registered guests in individual make-your-own experiences in paperweight making, glass blowing, and glass fusing. Spaces are limited.

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Silent Auction
Those arriving early are welcome to visit the Silent Auction, all proceeds of which will support the Glass Studio programming, including Creative Glass Fellowships and Invitational Artist Residencies.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Cocktail Reception
Join us in the Brownstone for a private Donor & VIP Cocktail Reception.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Registration and Refreshments in the Event Center

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Presentations by Guest Artists, Beth Lipman and Dan Dailey
Located in the Event Center, drink in the knowledge of these two internationally well-known artists!

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Free Time/Lunch on Own
Lunch options available at WheatonArts’ Gatehouse Café, additional food options TBA. Picnic tables are located throughout the campus and additional seating is available in the Brownstone.

1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Artist Demonstrations in the Glass Studio
Throughout the afternoon, special demonstrations will be presented by guest artists Beth Lipman and Dan Dailey.

4 p.m. Director’s Tour of the Museum
Join our Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Kristin Qualls, on a tour of the new exhibit, People, Place, Process: 50 Years of Glassmaking at WheatonArts.

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception
Registered and invited guests meet up in the Event Center for a cocktail reception catered by Feast Your Eyes.

6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Dinner and Silent Auction in the Event Center
For registered guests. Catered by Feast Your Eyes.

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