Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

 
WheatonArts is one of southern New Jersey's best cultural arts destinations for school, scout and home school groups. The Center offers exhibitions, artist demonstrations, educational programming, classes and workshops. The Museum of American Glass has one of the largest collections of American glass in the country including the world’s largest bottle. Students and scouts watch hot molten glass transformed into works of art during the Glass Studio demonstrations. They will interact with the artists in the Ceramics and Flameworking Studios. Other highlights include a scenic picnic area and award winning museum stores. For more information about class trips, call or visit wheatonarts.org.
 
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Contact Info
Address: 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville, NJ 08332. Cumberland County. GPS: 1100 Village Dr., Millville, NJ 08332. 
 
Tel.: 800-998-4552.
 
 
 
Hrs: Apr.-Dec., Tues.-Sun. 10AM-5PM.
 
Contact: Pamela Weichmann, 800-998-4552 ext. 106, pweichmann@wheatonarts.org.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
 
Cost: Student Group Rate is $6 per student with a minimum of 10 students. Additional fee for docent tours and hands-on programs.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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