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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.

A Ribbon Cutting Event for a New Mural in Corning

November 26, 2014 | CORNING, NY – A hidden spot in Corning’s Denison Park has been given a facelift.  The tunnel underpass that connects the North and South sides of Denison Park now features …

Just in time for the bitter cold – Artemus Has a New Hat!

November 18, 2014 | November 17, 2014 CORNING, NY – When you pass by The Rockwell Museum, you’ll notice a whimsical addition to an already imaginative building façade.  Just in time to battle Old Man …

Forever Pass
Introducing the Forever Pass

October 24, 2014 | Did your child recently come home with a little wooden chip in their backpack or pocket? They received it from The Rockwell Museum on their school tour, and we are …

Two new pieces of Contemporary American Indian Southwestern Pottery

October 1, 2014 | The Silver Dollar Society, The Rockwell Museum’s largest donor group, expands the art collection each year through acquisition. Support toward the purchase of works of art ensures that the unique …

A Journey through Stone and Bronze

August 5, 2014 | Abraham Anghik Ruben incorporates his ancestry and interests into the sculptural expression of his art. Ruben seeks to convey the stories of his ancestors who have gone before him. By …

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Most Recent Acquisitions

May 31, 2014 | Abraham Anghik Ruben, SculptureBirds, Animals, and Spirits, 2014, Brazilian soapstone. Clara S. Peck Fund Purchase and in-kind by artist. 2014.9 The sculpture, entitled Birds, Animals, and Spirits, is a one-of-a-kind artwork created …

The Nancy and Alan Cameros Collection of Southwestern Pottery
On Fire! The Nancy and Alan Cameros Collection of Southwestern Pottery on View at The Rockwell Museum

April 24, 2014 | April 24, 2014 CORNING, NY- On Fire!, a new exhibit at The Rockwell Museum, in Corning, NY, is the result of a decade-long partnership between the Corning, NY, Museum and …

Frowning Cliff, Watkins Glen New York

February 13, 2014 | The Rockwell Museum is proud to present a beautiful painting from the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, New York. This is a great opportunity to see an iconic painting of …

The Horse as an Icon of the Old West

December 11, 2013 | Horses have been a time honored subject of paintings and other artistic mediums. The stateliness of the horse has been used as an allegory for war heroes, symbols of a …

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Artist Alexandre Hogue as "Environmentalist"

October 24, 2013 | Alexandre Hogue, whose works are currently on display at the Rockwell, explored environmentalism through his art, well before it was the popular thing to do. His love of nature inspired …