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Agnes & The Arts:


The Architectural Evolution of The Rockwell


On view: January 15 - March 20, 2022


In 1972, Corning and many surrounding communities in Steuben County were devastated by catastrophic flooding caused by tropical storm Agnes. 50 years later, this exhibition examines the architectural changes that Old City Hall has undergone, pre- and post-Agnes, through photographs and videos.

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Elaine K. Ng:


Fingerprints of Place – Taiwan


On view through January 30, 2022


In Fingerprints of Place – Taiwan, Elaine Ng explores the evidence of human engagement, considering how materials, patterns and landscapes reflect the identity of a place and its people.

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Introducing The Rockwell’s


2022 Theme:


Spark! From Inspiration to Creation


In 2022, The Rockwell explores how artists find inspiration and the moments that ignite a creative spark. Considering how individual perspectives, unexpected sources, and lived experiences inform the artistic process, we will present journeys that move from inspiration to creation.

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WPA Women Printmakers


On view: January 22 – December 31, 2022 


The Works Progress Administration’s Federal Art Project was designed to help put American artists back to work during the Depression, marking a movement when many women and artists of color found an opportunity in the fine arts. See this series of woodblock prints by women artists of the 1930s, recently...

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • February 3

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Story Telling

    10 – 11 a.m. | Free and open to preschool-age children and their caregivers. No registration required.

    Socialize with games and activities, connecting little ones to authentic arts experiences through storytime and play.

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  • February 18

    Exhibition Opening | Astonishing Brilliance: Art, Light and the Transformation of American Culture

    5:30 - 7 p.m. | Proof of vaccination required

    Join us for the opening of Astonishing Brilliance: Art, Light and the Transformation of American Culture. This exhibition features paintings, works on paper and decorative objects from the Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Utica, NY.

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  • February 21

    School’s Out, Art’s In! | Mosaic Bean Designs with Artist Becky McNeill

    10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | No registration required

    Find inspiration from the beaded artwork found in the museum’s collection, then create your own textured mosaic from a variety of dried beans.

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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