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LET’S CREATE ART children’s class for ages 7-12 with Linda Robinson will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays, April 4, 11 and 18 at the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts in Millville, 22 N. High St. Cost is $50 for three weeks. Students will be exposed to a variety of materials, artists and inspirations to create original art. They will have an opportunity to draw, paint and have a fun art experience. Call 327-4500.

WHEATONARTS has announced a lineup of classes and workshops that range from glassmaking, to pottery, to basket weaving. There will also be multi-session classes and single-day workshops. The classes are designed to accommodate various ages, skill levels and schedules. Schedule is:
Intro to Glassblowing: April 24-May 29, RSVP deadline, April 17
Beginner Glassblowing Weekend Intensive: April 27 and 28, RSVP deadline April 20
Beginner Glassblowing Weekend Intensive: May 18 and 19, RSVP deadline May 11
Cups and Color Weekend Intensive: June 1 and 2, RSVP deadline May 25
Intro to Glassblowing: June 12-July 17, RSVP deadline June 6
Next Steps in Glassblowing: July 24-Aug. 28, RSVP deadline July 17
All glassblowing opportunities are designed for ages 16 and older.
Ceramic Bird Houses/Feeders: April 12, RSVP deadline March 29
Ceramic Garden Chickens: April 26, RSVP deadline April 12
Textured Planters: May 5, RSVP deadline April 21
Ceramic Bird Houses/Feeders: May 10, RSVP deadline April 26
Ceramic Wall Pockets/Vases: June 7, RSVP deadline May 24
Leaf Print Decorative Tiles: June 9, RSVP deadline May 26
Ceramic Luminaries: July 12, RSVP deadline June 28
All design and sculpt pottery classes are designed for ages 16 and older.
Fusing Sampler: May 11-June 1, RSVP May 4
Fused Glass Jewelry: April 11, 18 and 25, RSVP April 3
Intro to Stained Glass: April 27 and 28, RSVP April 20
Next Steps in Stained Glass: July 6 and 7, RSVP June 29
The classes will teach the fundamentals of creating kiln-formed fused glass panels or the copper foil technique with cut glass to form stained glass designs. Classes are designed for ages 16 and older.
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A FRIENDLY REMINDER that the WheatonArts campus closes to the public for daily visitors during the winter months of January, February, and March. The WheatonArts campus will reopen fully for the new creative season on Thursday, April 4.

SAVE THE DATE of Wednesday, April 17 for the Celebrating the Arts and the Glasstown Arts District event. It will be held 6-9 p.m. at the Levoy Theatre, 126 N. High St. There will be refreshments, music, memories and momentos.

PAINTING WITH SOFT PASTEL will be hosted 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 10 at the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, 22 N. High St., Millville. Instruction will be given by Renee Leopardi. Cost is $40 per person. The focus for the one-day workshop will be painting a landscape using soft pastel. The class will learn mark making and composition, how to start the painting (underpainting varieties) as well as finishing touches. Supply list is available upon request, or pay an additional $15 materials fee. All levels welcome. Call 327-4500.

RIVERFRONT RENAISSANCE for the Arts in Millville will host its next 3rd Friday event from 6 to 8 p.m. March 15. Live music will be performed by Trainwreck.
The Main Gallery will be home to the Associate Artist Show I and will feature more than 40 South Jersey artists. Awards for two co-winners and three to four honorable mentions will be announced at 7 p.m.
The Witt Gallery will showcase Sydnei SmithJordan: “Misfits & Weirdos.” This solo exhibit fills the gallery with unique portraits by Cape May artist SmithJordan. The subjects are a wide variety of individuals that have been a part of her life in some way
The Associate Artist Alcove will display works by Dawn Kohansky and Paula Pagliughi. Kohansky focuses on florals and scenic work, and Pagliughi focuses on landscapes and seascapes.
And, the Atrium Gallery will see “Non-Human”: Any Creature That Is Not Human.
For more information call 327-4500. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


SALEM COUNTY ART TOUR, formerly the Salem County Arts in Bloom, is slated for Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19 around Salem County. The tour is celebrating its 16th year of presenting a juried art event. The tour will feature more than 40 artists who will share their creative processes. The tour will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 18 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19. For more information visit

THE SOCIETY OF New Jersey Artists has an exhibit on display at Gallery 50 from Friday, March 29. The gallery is located at 50 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton. Call 575-0090 for more information.


PYSANKY PAINTING will be hosted by WheatonArts via two introduction classes. Class will be held Thursday, April 11 (March 28 RSVP deadline) and July 25 (July 11 RSVP deadline). Participants can explore the art, symbolism, and joy in creating pysanky, the Ukrainian tradition of decorating real eggshells. Classes are for ages 16 and above. For more information visit

BASKET WEAVING will be hosted by WheatonArts Saturday, April 20. Explore the timeless art form providing both functionality and aesthetic appeal. Deadline to register is Saturday, April 6. For more information visit