Summer Hours: The Rockwell Museum is open daily, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through September 3.

Music & Margaritas


2018 Schedule Announced


Tickets Now Open


Summer has arrived − join The Rockwell for another season of Music & Margaritas on the terrace! Enjoy a stunning sunset, refreshing drinks, lively music and great company from the best view in Corning. This popular music series presents local bands with a flair for fun.

summer fun

Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby


Now on View


Through September 4


The exhibition explores the forms, techniques, and firing processes used throughout Higby’s career, including groundbreaking work in raku earthenware and porcelain.

earth and sky

Featured Installation of


Frederick Carder Glass


Now on View


This installation features the work of Frederick Carder, lead designer for Steuben Glass Works from 1903–1932.

150 years of glassmaking in corning

Open Until 8 p.m.


All Summer Long


Find exciting exhibitions, all-new galleries, family-friendly gallery games, live music and more at your Smithsonian Affiliate in downtown Corning, NY. The Rockwell is open every day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Labor Day.

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Who We Are
Visitors to The Rockwell explore art about the American experience — the people, land and ideas that shape America through the eyes of American artists.

Education Through Art

The Rockwell is more than “just” a museum — we’re a citizen of the Corning community, bringing arts into local schools and onto our streets, telling stories about the American experience through art.

See Our Impact In The Community

Upcoming Events

  • July 17

    Arts & Recreation: VIP Hack Tour

    $15 per person | Ticket includes 1 free drink and pizza at Volo after the tour

    Gain special access and insight into Corning’s best art stops. We’ll play games, invent stories, get a little crazy, and explore galleries with an insider twist – because dammit, art is fun.

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  • July 25

    Music & Margaritas featuring Blue Eyed Soul

    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Advance reservations required by 5:00 p.m. on July 24

    Join Blue Eyed Soul for funk, soul, and rock and roll at the July Music and Margaritas!  This group has been gaining momentum throughout the Southern Tier, so be sure to reserve your spot soon!

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  • July 27

    Urban Arts Crawl: TRUCK by Bridgman|Packer Dance

    Performances starting at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public - 30 tickets available per performance. Reserve on July 27

    Staged in the parking lot of The Rockwell Museum, an ordinary box truck evolves from its utilitarian form into a reimagined micro-world of visions and transformation - such is the enigmatic wizardry of Bridgman|Packer Dance.

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  • Visit The Rockwell’s Historic Building
    The Rockwell Museum is located in the very heart of Corning, just steps from the shops on Market Street, in the historic 1893 former city hall.  Find out more about our building, a work of art in its own right, and how to plan a visit of your own. Plan Your Visit