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Beyond The Frame: The Rockwell Blog

Get to know The Rockwell collection and the people behind it through occasional musings, DIY art projects, new acquisition announcements and more here on our blog, Beyond the Frame.

Smithsonian National Youth Leadership Team: High School Learning Center & Rockwell Museum Will Travel to DC

June 19, 2024 | The Rockwell Museum is proud to be one of four Smithsonian Affiliate museums nationwide participating in the Smithsonian Youth Leadership Team (YLT) in collaboration with the High School Learning Center …

Rockwell Paper Scissors: Pop-Up Puppet Theater

April 4, 2024 | Many of the works of art in The Rockwell Museum collection show animals. Some of the animals are in their habitats. Habitats are the places animals live! These places include …

Brian Lee Whisenhunt's Top 10 Rockwell Moments

March 29, 2024 | In case you missed it, our fearless leader Brian Lee Whisenhunt has accepted a position at the Gilcrease Museum in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is in his final …

Rockwell Eclipse Happenings

March 20, 2024 | The Rockwell Museum in Corning welcomes eclipse enthusiasts! On April 8, starting at 2:06 p.m., the magnitude of the 2024 solar eclipse in Corning will reach 98.6%.  Free Eclipse Glasses …

Rockwell Paper Scissors: Symmetrical Pots

February 1, 2024 | The Pueblo Native American community has a long tradition of creating ceramic (clay) pots. Ceramic pots might be used to store water, food, and other everyday items. However, pots are …

Introducing 2024 Annual Theme: Creating Connections

January 24, 2024 | In 2024, we explore what happens when pieces and parts come together. A single brush stroke on a canvas, a lone stitch in a textile, or a solitary paper shape …

Rockwell Paper Scissors: Paper Gingerbread House

December 4, 2023 | Create a beautiful paper gingerbread house to hang up at home and get in the spirit. You can add all kinds of decorations to make it your own. Sparkles, candy, …

Rockwell Paper Scissors: Clay Turkeys

November 3, 2023 | Food often plays a big role in art. It can be both the subject of art (what the art shows) and a tool used to make the art. To celebrate …

Rockwell Paper Scissors: Sugar Skull Printmaking

October 5, 2023 | This month in the Art Lab, we are celebrating Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Día de los Muertos is an annual celebration in Mexico and throughout Latin …

Staff Highlight: Get to Know Amanda Lett

August 23, 2023 | The Rockwell is excited to introduce the latest addition to our team, Amanda Lett, the new curator of collections and exhibitions. Amanda completed her PhD at Boston University in American …