MILLVILLE, NJ (December 29, 2022) – Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center will be closed to the public during the winter months of January, February, and March. The Museum of American Glass, Folklife Center, and Artist Studios will be closed for exhibition changes, inventory purposes, and repairs during this period. The campus will reopen on Saturday, April 1, 2023, when WheatonArts returns to its seasonal operating schedule through December. The Museum Stores will be available online at shop.wheatonarts.org or by scheduled appointment.
One exception to the campus closing is the return of the annual Mid-Winter Antique Show on January 28 & 29. This show highlights over 40 quality dealers, bringing in thousands of visitors from the Mid-Atlantic region. Located in the Event Center, attendees can explore a wide selection of antique furniture, books, ceramics, glass, jewelry, linens, memorabilia, paper, toys, pottery, primitives, and vintage accessories. The Mid-Winter Antique Show will be open on Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WheatonArts Members enjoy an early preview of the show at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Museum of American Glass and Artists Studios will be open both days of the Antique Show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person.
During the 2022 winter season, WheatonArts will continue online programs, including the Family Art Workshop video tutorials posted every first Tuesday of the month, sponsored by PNC Arts Alive. The virtual Wheaton Conversations series returns on Thursday, January 19, with artists Jacqueline Sandro Greenwell & Jim Greenwell. Past Wheaton Conversations episodes and Family Art Workshops are available on the WheatonArts YouTube channel.
For more information about WheatonArts’ programs, call 856-825-6800 or 800-998-4552, or visit wheatonarts.org. Winter hours at WheatonArts run January through March, with the entire campus closed to the public. WheatonArts is open April through December; days and hours may vary. Closed Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
WheatonArts strives to ensure the accessibility of its exhibitions, events, and programs to all persons with disabilities. Please provide two weeks’ notice of 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.
Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New Jersey Cultural Trust. WheatonArts receives general operating support from the New Jersey Historical Commission, Division of Cultural Affairs in the New Jersey Department of State, and is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
About WheatonArts: With a history spanning over five decades, WheatonArts has earned regional, national and international recognition for its unique collections and programs. The Museum of American Glass (accredited by the American Alliance of Museums) houses one of the most comprehensive collections of American glass in the country – from the first glass bottles made in America to celebrated works by Dale Chihuly, Paul Stankard, and other contemporary glass artists. Visitors experience the art of glassmaking, ceramics, and flameworking in the Artists Studios. From April through December, the Museum of American Glass and Down Jersey Folklife Center present special exhibitions. WheatonArts also offers traditional and multicultural programs, classes, workshops, performances, and weekend festivals. The award-winning Museum Stores offer traditional and contemporary art and craft in all mediums.