WheatonArts Festival of Fine Craft
The 22nd annual Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts offers two days of an art and shopping experience for the entire family with more than 125 juried artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their works. Visitors will also partake in special artist demonstrations, hands-on family art activities, a Beer and Wine Garden, Glass Pumpkin Fundraiser, live music, and more.
This year’s event will be held on October 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. WheatonArts is located on 45 wooded acres at 1000 Village Drive in Millville, New Jersey (GPS address). This historic organization is home to the Museum of American Glass, the Creative Glass Fellowship Program, New Jersey’s largest Folklife Program, Artist Studios (hot glass, pottery, and flameworking), Museum Stores, and nature trails. Admission is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors (62+), and $7 for students. Members and children under age 5 are free.
The exhibiting artists will display and sell their unique creations ranging from paintings to ceramics, jewelry, wood sculptures, clothing, home accessories, and more. For a complete list of attending artists, visit https://www.wheatonarts.org/calendar-eventon/festival-of-fine-craft/2021-artists/.
The Beer & Wine Garden will feature Cape May Brewery and Bellview Winery. Live music will be provided by South Jersey’s own Package Goods Orchestra. The musical group will perform on both days of the festival from noon to 4 p.m.
Artist demonstrations will showcase broom making, coin-cut jewelry making, copper flame painting, paper cutting, wood carving, wood turning, and traditional berry basket making (among others).
Browse limited edition handcrafted glass pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, and colors in honor of the WheatonArts Glass Pumpkin Fundraiser. Pick and purchase your favorites outside the Pottery Studio in a special pumpkin patch. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards supporting arts educational programming at WheatonArts.