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Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

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October 2019

Embroidered Stories: Hmong Fiber Arts

October 4 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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$5 – $62

This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of Pang Xiong’s paj ntaub works on display are created as “story cloths,” incorporating figurative and symbolic images to provide visual narratives on a wide range of themes—folk tales and legends, depictions of Hmong family clans, nature; stories of the Hmong peoples’ migrations, wars, and painful journeys from farming villages to refugee…

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Festival of Fine Craft

October 5 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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General Admission

The 21st annual Festival of Fine Craft takes place at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center on October 5 & 6, 2019, rain or shine! This event, sponsored by Avalon Flooring and OceanFirst, features the works of 150+ juried contemporary and traditional artists and craftspeople. Throughout the WheatonArts campus, artists working in clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, wearable art, wood, and more will exhibit and sell their unique works of art. Visitors can interact with demonstrating artists working…

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Water/Ways

October 15 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Free (except during select outdoor events)

Water/Ways, an exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, explores the relationship between people and water. It explores the centrality of water in our lives including its effect on the environment and climate, its practical role in agriculture and economic planning, its impact on culture and spirituality, as well as its inspiring contributions to art and music. WheatonArts, in cooperation with the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH), will examine water as an environmental necessity and an important…

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East Asian Autumn Festival

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Free

Free on October 26, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the WheatonArts Event Center, enjoy a vivid introduction to the unique Asian traditions associated with the Moon and Lantern Festivals of East Asia! Narrated music and dance performances will feature Japanese Minyo dances and Taiko drumming, traditional Korean dances, the Chinese lantern dance, a traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai costume show, the Chinese Peking Opera, as well as a musical performance featuring a zither and vocals. Visitors can participate…

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HalloWheaton

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Free

Enjoy a FREE trick-or-treat event throughout the grounds at WheatonArts on October 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Find out why HalloWheaton has quickly become a local family tradition! Trick-or-Treat in your favorite Halloween costume and meet actors from Mystic Realms dressed as traditional characters such as the Mummy, Grymm Witches, the too-tall scarecrow and many others. Photo ops with the characters are welcomed! This event is scare-free and family-friendly. Admission is FREE for the day, part of the…

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