Music & Margaritas


2018 Schedule Announced


Tickets Now Open


Summer has arrived − join The Rockwell for another season of Music & Margaritas on the terrace! Enjoy a stunning sunset, refreshing drinks, lively music and great company from the best view in Corning. This popular music series presents local bands with a flair for fun.

summer fun

Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby


Now on View


Through September 4


The exhibition explores the forms, techniques, and firing processes used throughout Higby’s career, including groundbreaking work in raku earthenware and porcelain.

earth and sky

Featured Installation of


Frederick Carder Glass


Now on View


This installation features the work of Frederick Carder, lead designer for Steuben Glass Works from 1903–1932.

150 years of glassmaking in corning

Open Until 8 p.m.


All Summer Long


Find exciting exhibitions, all-new galleries, family-friendly gallery games, live music and more at your Smithsonian Affiliate in downtown Corning, NY. The Rockwell is open every day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Labor Day.

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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.

See Our Impact In The Community

Upcoming Events

  • June 27

    Music & Margaritas featuring Leah Brown and the Side Hustle

    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Advance reservations required by 5:00 p.m. on June 26

    Leah Brown and the Side Hustle is one of the hottest new bands on the Corning scene. With sets best described as “eclectic classic rock,” the Hustle plays energetic, tight interpretations of your favorite music of the sixties through the nineties.

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  • June 28

    Members-only Day Trip to Alfred Ceramic Art Museum

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Advance reservations required by 5 p.m. on June 26

    In conjunction with The Rockwell’s featured exhibition, Earth and Sky: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby, Rockwell Members are invited to attend a day trip to the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum as part of the Rockwell Museum Travel Program.

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  • June 29

    Urban Arts Crawl: Make Your Own Model Airplane with Home Depot

    5 - 8 p.m. | Free and open to the public during Urban Arts Crawl

    Home Depot workshops for kids are designed to provide a lively environment, mixing skill-building, creativity and safety for future DIYers.

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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