Blanket Stories:

Marie Watt Exhibition

Now On View

This summer at The Rockwell, explore the histories and memories tied to humble household objects – blankets. How can a simple blanket ignite conversations?


Museum Store Feature:

Shop USA Made

There is no admission fee to shop - your purchase today supports education programs tomorrow.

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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.


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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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

  • August 21

    Two-Part Clay Class: Funky Flowers in a Functional Vase

    6:00 p.m. in the Education Center!
  • August 24

    Arts & Recreation

    We're very proud to #pARTner with The ARTS Council and some of our favorite art locales to give you this guided walking tour - gain special access and insight into Corning’s best art stops. 
  • August 25

    Annual Director’s Party for Rockwell Ambassadors: Noodle Night!

    Rockwell Ambassadors are invited to the home of Rockwell Executive Director, Brian Lee Whisenhunt.
  • 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