Now On View:


Kelley Collection of


African American Works on Paper


Be the first to see the "The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper," an exhibition including more than fifty African-American artists from the late 1800s to the early years of this century. Drawn from one of the most esteemed private collections of works by African-American...

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Dia de los Muertos


Annual Celebration


Sunday, November 5


Reserve your sugar-skull activity time slot in advance online – seats are limited! Workshop registration includes admission.

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Now Accepting Applications:


3rd Annual Gingerbread Invitational


Submission Deadline Extended


The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational − a fun, artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture in the beloved region surrounding historic Corning, NY.

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Rockwell Roadhouse:


Anna Coogan & Willie B


Friday, November 17


After composing several original scores for historic silent films in their hometown of Ithaca, NY, the duo began layering operatic vocals and ethereal guitar over aggressive drums and synthesizers—moving into uncharted waters that blur the lines between opera, film noir, and rock.

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Who We Are
Visitors to The Rockwell experience Art About America -- 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

  • October 27

    Urban Arts Crawl: October 2017

    This month, The Rockwell hits the streets with makeup artist Jennifer Sekella of Painted Love. As we gear up for our annual Dia de los Muertos celebration, look out for painted calaveras as they visit each venue along The Crawl.
  • October 31

    Halloween! Trick-Or-Treating in the Gaffer District

    Businesses on Market Street and Bridge Street participate in this city-wide even
  • November 2

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Feeling Thankful

    On the first Thursday of each month, The Rockwell Museum and The Southeast Steuben Library team up for a story-time experience. Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell will read stories linked to The Rockwell’s collection. Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome.
  • 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