2023 Lecture Series:


Our speakers this year will look at fictional and real heroes, how our definition of a hero has changed over time, and how heroic impacts can be subtle and monumental, local and global and linger long after an individual is gone.



On view through June 18, 2023

This selection of works from the permanent collection embraces the many definitions of mother figures and family, exploring how a community can fulfill needs, serve as surrogates and function as role models and teachers.

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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

  • March 31

    Rockwell Ambassador-Only | Antigravity: Shasti O’Leary Soudant

    5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Free for Members with Ambassador Enhancement

    Rockwell Ambassadors are invited to enjoy a casual cocktail reception, meet Shasti O’Leary Soudant, and be one of the first to experience this otherworldly, year-long installation.

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  • Photograph of librarian reading to a group of small children.
    April 6

    Lil Rockwell | Springtime with the Animals

    10 - 11 a.m. | Free | No registration required.

    Visit the Art Lab to hear Miss Sue read stories about animals you might see in the spring!

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  • April 12

    Heroes Lecture Series | The Life and Legacy of John W. Jones with Talima Aaron

    6 - 7 p.m. | Members Free, Not-Yet-Members: $10, Students $5 | Registration encouraged

    Learn more about John W. Jones's life and legacy with Talima Aaron, Board President for the John W. Jones Museum.

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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