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From The Shadows:

Photography by Chris Walters

On view through December 31

From the Shadows is a series of over 30 photographic portraits, highlighting a diverse mix of unsung heroes in the Finger Lakes region from award-winning local photographer Chris Walters.

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Seeking Participants for

National Arts and Culture

Research Study

You’ll have the opportunity to experience the Museum throughout the seasons as exciting exhibitions and artworks come through our galleries. As a thank-you for your time and input, each survey participant will receive a $25 VISA Gift Card.

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Staff Highlight:

Meet Katharine Mead

and Ned Milliken

We’re excited to highlight two important additions to The Rockwell staff from the last several months!

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AIDS’ Dark Terrain:

Woodblock Prints of Robin Tichane

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

Plan Your Visit

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 details on pricing, parking, tours, accommodations and anything else you need to plan a visit to The Rockwell.


Upcoming Events

  • September 18

    Native Nations Festival at Watson Homestead

    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Free and open to the public, rain or shine

    Celebrate Native American culture with the Seven Generations of Stewards. Look for The Rockwell Museum tent to try your hand at a variety of Native American games for kids.

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  • September 24

    Fingerprints of Place: Exhibition Preview & Meet Elaine K. Ng

    5-30 - 6:30 p.m. | Gallery talk starting at 5:45 p.m. | Proof of vaccination required to attend.

    A fingerprint is a unique human identifier. When we touch something, we leave behind a trace of our presence–proof that we engaged with our surroundings. Hear from Elaine K. Ng at this Spotlight Exhibition preview.

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  • Picture of two people looking at artwork in Native American Gallery.
    September 28

    Out & About with the Memory Maker Project

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | The event will take place online | Free and open to people with memory loss and their care partners

    Join The Rockwell Museum and Memory Maker Project on Zoom to view and chat about artwork from the Rockwell collection.

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  • The Rockwell Museum is located on the ancestral land of the Seneca, one of the six Nations that comprise the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. We recognize the many legacies of displacement, migration and settlement that bring us together here. Learn More