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Two Students From Corning Serve as National Teen Advisors to The Smithsonian

The Rockwell Museum Joins the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council Two local students from Corning-Painted Post High School Learning Center will serve as national teen advisors to the Smithsonian  We are thrilled to announce our participation in the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council.  Mara Troy and Devyn Butler, students of the Corning-Painted Post High School Learning […]

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You run, we’ll Rock(well)!

The Rockwell Museum believes in building our community through partnerships and collaboration. That’s why we’re so pleased to partner with the Wineglass Marathon once again this year! In 2017, runners and their families will have four awesome opportunities to experience The Rockwell. Happy training, and we’ll see you at the end of the month! Friday, September 29 | Urban […]

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Lakota Artist Steve Tamayo in Corning

The Rockwell believes in reaching all audiences in meaningful ways through a commitment to authentic educational and cultural experiences. That’s why we’re pleased to welcome Lakota artist Steve Tamayo to The Rockwell and the Corning community for two unique opportunities.  Steve Tamayo is a traditional Sicangu Lakota artist whose family originates from the Rosebud Reservation in […]

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Beginning September 1 – Free Admission for CCC Students!

The Rockwell Museum Launches the Kristin A. Swain Student Fund Beginning September 1, 2017, all Corning Community College students with an active ID will receive free admission to The Rockwell Museum supported by the Kristin A. Swain Student Fund.  The Rockwell Museum board and staff established the fund in honor of Kristin A. Swain during the […]

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American Women Artists Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Juried Exhibition

  The Rockwell is pleased to be collaborating with American Women Artists for the 25 for 25 campaign, an initiative to have twenty-five museum shows in 25 years dedicated to the inspiration, celebration, and encouragement of women in the visual fine arts. This highly competitive and tightly-curated exhibit will showcase a diverse group of representational artworks by artists who […]

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Artist Marie Watt Returns to New York for Convention Days in Seneca Falls

June 29, 2017 Proto-feminist Seneca Artist Marie Watt, whose most recent work is now on view here at The Rockwell Museum, will return to the Finger Lakes this summer to participate in Convention Days in Seneca Falls to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage.  As part of its annual weekend celebration commemorating the nation’s fi­rst women’s […]

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Happy Trails, Lin McLean!

May 30, 2017 The Met Requests Rockwell Museum’s Famous Remington Painting for NYC Exhibition The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce that The Metropolitan Museum of Art has requested Frederic Remington’s painting Lin McClean on loan from the permanent collection of The Rockwell. The work will go on tour to The Met for an upcoming […]

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Introducing Design of 2017 Alley Art Project Mural

May 19, 2017 After several months of studying, painting, and thoughtful planning, we’re pleased to announce the design concept of the 2017 Alley Art Mural. This year, students studied and drew inspiration from a Rockwell collection favorite – Family: Love’s Unbreakable Heaven by Judith Lowry. From this, the students designed a mural exploring how together HSLC students, […]

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Announcing 2016 Gingerbread Invitational Community Choice Award Winner

The Gingerbread Invitational is a fun, artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture in the beloved region surrounding historic Corning, NY.   Community voters echoed the judges’ sentiments, choosing “Mark Twain Study” as the exhibition favorite. The group of friends, including Ann Cady, Colleen McCall, and Martha Easton, also won […]

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Deadline Extended: Blanket Drive

Give your blanket, share your story, and be part of artist Marie Watt’s Blanket Stories installation The Rockwell Museum and artist Marie Watt invite you to submit a blanket that will become part of a monumental new sculpture at the Museum. Watt is requesting contributions of blankets, quilts, afghans, or blanket-like cloth, in any condition. Drop off your […]

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