Introducing 2021 Theme:


Environments Examined


The Rockwell has moved beyond thinking about environment relative only to the ideas of landscape, the natural world and ecological considerations. Join us in investigating the myriad ways artists engage with, connect to or interrupt the natural, built and social environments.

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Environments Examined Lecture


Women Painting Landscape:


Eliza Greatorex, Julia Beers & Their Circle


This illustrated presentation highlights the outdoor travels and adventures of Eliza Greatorex, Julia Hart Beers and other women in the Rockwell Museum collection who shattered gender barriers to pursue their passion for landscape.

Register for January 28

AIDS’ Dark Terrain:


Woodblock Prints of Robin Tichane


On View January 9


Utilizing the American landscape as both a metaphor and lens, AIDS’ Dark Terrain illustrates Robin Tichane’s spiritual and intellectual journey in the midst a global pandemic. This series of woodcut prints, created at the height of the AIDS pandemic, encapsulates Tichane’s experience and perspective as an HIV+ artist as well...

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Art Lab Now Open


By Reservation


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In order to keep our visitors safe, we will be limiting visitors to family and friend groups or ‘pods’. That means you’ll have the place to yourselves!

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • January 28

    Livestream Environments Examined Lecture | Women Painting Landscape: Eliza Greatorex, Julia Beers & Their Circle

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    This illustrated presentation highlights the outdoor travels and adventures of Eliza Greatorex, Julia Hart Beers and other women in the Rockwell Museum collection who shattered gender barriers to pursue their passion for landscape.

    Learn More
  • February 1

    Members-only | Special Viewing Hours for Blistering Vision: Charles E. Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes Exhibition

    5 - 7 p.m. | Members-only

    Rockwell Museum members are invited to take advantage of special visitation hours to view our new exhibition, Blistering Vision: Charles E. Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes.

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  • February 2

    Members-only | Special Viewing Hours for Blistering Vision: Charles E. Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes Exhibition

    5 - 7 p.m. | Members-only

    Rockwell Museum members are invited to take advantage of special visitation hours to view our new exhibition, Blistering Vision: Charles E. Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes.

    Learn More
  • 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