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Environments Examined Lecture:

Reclaiming Space in the Built Environment

February 25 | 5:30 p.m.

As we explore a history and ownership of space, formally and informally, we will discuss what belonging means in relation to the built environment, reclaiming space and moving towards a more equitable future.


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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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

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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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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

  • March 4

    Livestream | Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Be a Music Maker

    10 - 11 a.m. | Facebook Live

    Each month, Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell reads beloved stories thematically linked to The Rockwell’s art collection. This month, hear a story then explore Museum From Home for activities related to the theme “Be a Music Maker!"

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  • March 9

    Members-only | Tea with the Curator

    10:00 - 10:45 am | Online Program

    Join Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Kirsty Buchanan, for a cup of tea as she shares stories about artwork from the Museum’s collection or special exhibitions.

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  • March 18

    Art at Home: Line & Arc Mobiles

    5:30 - 6:30 pm | Zoom Workshop

    Join Rockwell Educators Amy Ruza and Kate Swanson for an online, social, guided art event inspired by Elaine K. Ng's Antigravity installation.

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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