Introducing 2021 Theme:


Environments Examined


The Rockwell has moved beyond thinking about environment relative only to the ideas of landscape, the natural world and ecological considerations. Join us in investigating the myriad ways artists engage with, connect to or interrupt the natural, built and social environments.

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Environments Examined Lecture


Women Painting Landscape:


Eliza Greatorex, Julia Beers & Their Circle


This illustrated presentation highlights the outdoor travels and adventures of Eliza Greatorex, Julia Hart Beers and other women in the Rockwell Museum collection who shattered gender barriers to pursue their passion for landscape.

Register for January 28

AIDS’ Dark Terrain:


Woodblock Prints of Robin Tichane


On View January 9


Utilizing the American landscape as both a metaphor and lens, AIDS’ Dark Terrain illustrates Robin Tichane’s spiritual and intellectual journey in the midst a global pandemic. This series of woodcut prints, created at the height of the AIDS pandemic, encapsulates Tichane’s experience and perspective as an HIV+ artist as well...

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Art Lab Now Open


By Reservation


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In order to keep our visitors safe, we will be limiting visitors to family and friend groups or ‘pods’. That means you’ll have the place to yourselves!

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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

  • Black and white photo of Martin Luther King Jr. waving to a crowd at the Washington Monument in Washington DC
    January 18

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Free Admission

    9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Free admission, all ages

    We’re proud to offer free arts experiences on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year. We invite you to spend your day off exploring arts and culture right here in your local community centers. 

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  • ArtRx logo
    January 19

    Online Event | ArtRx Virtual Session

    2 - 3:30 p.m. | Online event, click to register

    Join us for a virtual ArtRx session to share your perspective. Each month we take a focused look at a single work of art. These programs will feature audience participation and be facilitated by Rockwell staff and Rhonda Morton of Savannah Consulting.

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  • January 28

    Livestream Environments Examined Lecture | Women Painting Landscape: Eliza Greatorex, Julia Beers & Their Circle

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    This illustrated presentation highlights the outdoor travels and adventures of Eliza Greatorex, Julia Hart Beers and other women in the Rockwell Museum collection who shattered gender barriers to pursue their passion for landscape.

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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