of American Glass Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Fenton Art Glass
MILLVILLE, NJ – Fenton Art Glass of Williamstown, WV, is
celebrating 100 years as America’s premiere producer of fine
handcrafted, colored glass. The Museum of American Glass at
Wheaton Village will celebrate this milestone event with a special
exhibition, “The Best of Fenton: 100th Anniversary Exhibit,”
August 6 through November 13.
The exhibition features over 80 pieces of Fenton Art Glass from
the museum’s permanent collection and pieces on loan from private
collectors. It will be divided into 12 categories - iridescent,
opaque colors, art glass, crests, opalescent, heat sensitive,
Robert Barber Collection, hobnail, decorated, lamps, special
orders and miscellaneous, and patterns.
George Fenton, Fenton Art Glass Company president states,
“Celebrating our 100th anniversary has given us a renewed
appreciation for the spirit of innovation that has always been a
hallmark of Fenton Art Glass. Each piece of glass we make has a
story to tell. Each represents the combined efforts of designers
and skilled artisans, and each reflect the pride we take in our
For more information about Fenton Art Glass visit
For more information about the exhibition and Wheaton Village,
call 1-800-998-4552 or 856-825-6800, or visit
Wheaton Village will also celebrate Fenton’s anniversary with an
expanded Fenton Family Signing Event, November 5, with Lynn Fenton
Erb, in the Brownstone Emporium.
General Admission: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Citizens and $7.00
Students. Children five and under are free. The Museum of American
Glass, Down Jersey Folklife Center, Glass Studio in the T. C.
Wheaton Glass Factory, Woodcarving, Ceramics and Flameworking
Studios, half-scale C. P. Huntington Train, and five museum stores
are included with the price of admission. No admission fee to shop
or stroll except during outdoor events.
Wheaton Village strives to ensure the accessibility of its
exhibitions, events and programs to all persons with disabilities.
Call two weeks in advance for special accommodations. Funding has
been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the
Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
Fenton Art Glass Anniversary Exhibition
CONTACT: Janet Peterson, Marketing & Public Relations Director
TEL: (856) 825-6800, Ext. 108
FAX: (856) 825-2410