The Rockwell offers free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21, 2019.

Favoritism


Staff Selections from the Collection


Now On View


The newly-coined movement consists of staff favorites from the permanent collection, including oil paintings, etchings, photography and more, giving the opportunity to showcase unsung treasures from the diverse collection.

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Art, Privacy and Surveillance


Lecture with Randolph Lewis


Wednesday, January 23


What does it mean when Silicon Valley executives announce that “privacy is dead”? How should we feel about the fact that powerful surveillance technologies probably know more about our intimate lives than our friends and family?

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Free Admission


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Monday, January 21


We invite you to spend your day off exploring arts and culture right here in your local community centers.

I HAVE A DREAM

Coming Soon


Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits


Opening February 8


Karsh believed that “the heart and the mind are the true lens of the camera,” and he developed a genuine rapport with his subjects to fashion evocative and revealing portraits.

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Who We Are
Visitors to The Rockwell explore art about the American experience — 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

  • January 23

    In the Line of Sight: Art, Privacy and Surveillance

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Randolph Lewis is the author of Under Surveillance: Being Watched in Modern America and four other books. Since 2009, he has been a Professor of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research has been featured in The Atlantic, The New York Times, NPR, Texas Observer, and elsewhere.

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  • Urban Arts Crawl
    January 25

    Urban Arts Crawl: Favoritism + Members’ Only Lounge

    Free and open to the public, 5 - 8 p.m. | Members-Only Lounge, 5 - 7 p.m.

    This month, we celebrate the exhibition opening of Favoritism - a special project that highlights staff favorites from the permanent collection!

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  • January 30

    Vessel Reimagined: Student Exhibition Opening Reception

    5 - 6 p.m. | Free and open to friends and family of student artists

    Join us as we celebrate Vessels Reimagined and recognize the talented students for their visionary and artistic creations. The exhibition will be on view in the student gallery at The Rockwell January 26 through March 17, 2019.

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  • 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