Ticketing Info & Visitor Guidelines

A large glass paintbrush with pink and red bristles is displayed in the Museum of American Glass.

Open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Advance tickets are now available for purchase. Click on the ticket calendar button below to select your visiting time.

As we all continue to navigate this uncertain world, we invite you to find solace and inspiration at WheatonArts. We are open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. An admission ticket is needed to visit the Museum of American Glass, Down Jersey Folklife Center, and the Artist Studios. The Grounds and the Museum Stores will remain walk-in (non-ticket) accessible for those coming exclusively to shop or stroll.

Education programs and docent tours remain canceled until further notice. Special events will slowly return, with the Festival of Fine Craft and the Holiday Studio Sale. To help ensure our staff and guests’ safety, all public surfaces will be cleaned regularly throughout the day, following CDC cleaning guidelines. Our staff is also performing temperature checks every day upon arrival. Please see our guidelines for visitors below. 

Extended Museum Stores Hours (stores only)

Nov. 26—Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 9—12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 16—19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dec. 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 30 & 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission

$12.00 Adults
$11.00 Senior Adults 
(62+)
$7.00 Students (Ages 6 to 18 & College Students with a valid ID)
Children 5 & under are free

Members

Current Member admission purchases will automatically be free of charge. Your confirmation email and identification card will be required at the gate. To ensure you receive our email confirmation, please add museumstores@wheatonarts.org to your contact list. 

Coupon Codes

NARM, Active Military, & Bank of America

Your confirmation email and identification card for the type of coupon code used will be required at the gate.

For NARM Memberships, please use coupon code NARM2021. Our Active Duty Military coupon code is Act_Military. Bank of America cardholders & employees can use coupon code BOA_MOU on the first full weekend of every month. One ticket per cardholder. 

Click on the button below for ticketing options:

In the Museum of American Glass lobby stand two colorful statues, clothed in outfits made of found objects. by artist Vanessa German.

Please comply with the following safety guidelines:

► We encourage guests and members to reserve and/or purchase tickets online. Please use the ticket button above to make your purchase. You may also purchase tickets in person at the front gate upon arrival. 

Due to new CDC recommendations, we ask that everyone over the age of five wear a face mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. We ask that unvaccinated visitors wear masks outdoors when social distancing is not possible. Masks must be worn properly, covering the nose and mouth.

► Hand sanitizer dispensers are positioned throughout the campus, please use them frequently.

► We ask visitors to remain with their party members and maintain a six-foot distance from other parties.

► Public restrooms on campus will be limited to the facilities located next to the Gatehouse.

Phase 2: What can you see and do at WheatonArts? 

In the Museum of American Glass:

People, Place, Process

50 Years of Glassmaking at WheatonArts!

Discover collaborations that artfully combine vision, artifacts that serve as muse, and the tools that connect skills across time. Through this display of tangible Museum collection pieces, we hope to convey the intangible qualities that make WheatonArts a creative sanctuary – the people who allow creativity to flourish, the place steeped in the glassmaking tradition, and the process of balancing skill with vision.  LEARN MORE

50th Anniversary Visiting Artists

Resident artists play a vital role in our evolution, collectively helping to define WheatonArts as a creative sanctuary. In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, we have invited a select group of artists to participate in the 50th Anniversary Visiting Artist Series. This exhibition highlights recent work by these artists. Visiting Artists include Lucio Bubacco, Deb Czeresko, Dan Dailey, Stephen Paul Day, Vanessa German, James Harmon, Jessica Jane Julius, Beth Lipman, Sibylle Peretti, Kait Rhoads, Erica Rosenfeld, Paul Stankard, Norwood Viviano, and Thaddeus Wolfe.  MORE

In the Down Jersey Folklife Center:

Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transition

Opens Sept. 24. Located in the Down Jersey Folklife Center, this exhibit features masterpieces of fiber arts created by Guatemalan Maya artists over a hundred years till modern days. The artworks present some of the finest examples of Guatemalan weaving and embroidery while showcasing various techniques and materials employed in the creative process.   LEARN MORE

Persistent Memories: Portraits on Glass

Opens Sept. 24. Part of the Down Jersey Folklife Center Fall Program and installed in the 1876 School House, the exhibit features artwork created by Argentine-born American artist Paula Meninato. Through the optical qualities of paint on glass, Persistent Memories depicts the human toll behind the criminalization of Latin Americans and the human suffering caused by wars and immigration policies.   LEARN MORE

In the Artist Studios:

Artist Studios

Immerse yourself in creativity by watching professional, highly-skilled artists employ century-old techniques to create colorful works of art! WheatonArts is where imagination and artistic process meet for a wonderful arts experience for all ages! Watch fascinating artist demonstrations in the Hot Glass, Flamework, and Pottery Studios, and meet informally with the resident artists. LEARN MORE

Museum Stores:

Shop the Museum Stores

Shop in the General Store for WheatonArts studio glass & ceramics from artists both local and across the USA. Discover specialty foods, hard-to-find nostalgic candies, puzzles, books, novelty toys, innovative kitchenware, and more! Shop in the Gallery of Fine Craft & A.G. Paperweight Shop for one-of-a-kind contemporary sculptures, paperweights, and home decor items. Preview a broad selection of glass & metal jewelry collections, unique clothing lines and accessories, and handcrafted pottery. 

Nature Trail

Walk the Nature Trail

Enjoy a one-mile looping Nature Trail that runs through our 45-acre campus, developed in partnership with CU Maurice River. Learn about the region’s natural areas and wildlife, along with tips on how to preserve the environment while walking along the Nature Trail. Print out a Scavenger Hunt before your visit by clicking here. 

We look forward to your visit! 

Not ready to visit in person? Visit our Connecting Artists & Audiences page for online programs, family art workshops, videos, and more!
Click here to explore.

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