Art & Empathy:

Storytelling for Social Change

An Evening with LaToya Ruby Frazier

Artist, scholar, and TED Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier discusses how individuals and communities can collaborate on a grassroots level to amplify marginalized voices and come together with renewed agency.

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Sicangu Lakota Artist

Steve Tamayo

Guest Artist September 25 - 28

Don’t miss two unique opportunities to meet and learn from visiting artist Steve Tamayo

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Now Accepting Applications:

3rd Annual Gingerbread Invitational

Submission Deadline October 6

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.


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...

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.

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Upcoming Events

  • September 23

    Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

    As Upstate New York's only Smithsonian Affiliate, The Rockwell is proud to once again participate in Museum Day Live - an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine.
  • September 25

    Traditional Rawhide Container Workshop

    6:00 p.m. in the Education Center!
  • September 28

    Defenders of the Water School at Standing Rock

    6:00 p.m. in the Visions of America Gallery!
  • 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