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For media inquiries, please contact Beth Manwaring, Marketing and Communications Director, by calling (607) 974-4254 or by emailing manwaringb@rockwellmuseum.org.  

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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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Free Admission to Corning Museums on January 16, MLK Day

Looking for something to do for Martin Luther King Jr. Day? The Rockwell Museum and Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) invite you to spend your day off exploring the museums for FREE on Monday, January 16, 2017. Both museums are open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and are offering free admission for all ages. […]

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Announcing 2016 Gingerbread Invitational Winners

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the winners of the Second Annual Gingerbread Invitational − an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture in Corning and the surrounding region.  The exhibition is on view now through January 2, 2017. Throughout the holiday season, visitors to The Rockwell will […]

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Rockwell Museum Names New Executive Director

November 3,2016 | The Rockwell Museum in Corning New York has named Brian Lee Whisenhunt its new executive director.  Whisenhunt will begin in early January 2017 as director of The Rockwell, succeeding Kristin A. Swain who announced her retirement earlier this year after serving in this role for some 14 years. “After a national search, we […]

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Senator O’Mara Presents 40th Anniversary Proclamation to The Rockwell Museum

October 19, 2016 – In recognition of The Rockwell Museum’s 40th Anniversary, Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano presented a 40th-anniversary proclamation during a reception Wednesday in Corning. The Senator and Assemblyman presented the proclamation on behalf of Members of the Assembly and Senate, the State of New York and on behalf of the […]

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Call For Blankets: Submit Your Family Story to The Rockwell Collection

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  blankets, quilts, afghans, or blanket-like cloth, in any condition. Drop off your blanket […]

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Rockwell Museum Announces “Rockwell Roadhouse” Events

August 19, 2016  The Rockwell Museum 111 Cedar Street Corning, New York 14830 www.rockwellmuseum.org   Media Contact:  Beth Manwaring ▪ 607.974.4254 ▪ manwaringb@rockwellmuseum.org    Images:  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fo2fxwaqbg3sdrt/AABwB0LXlfqkaj8YZcZlTEtxa?dl=0   Corning, NY, August 19, 2016 – Kicking-off a dynamic fall calendar, The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the popular high energy, live music series — Rockwell Roadhouse!  Two […]

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Three unique ways to see Seneca Native Artist and Proto–feminist Marie Watt in Corning

Marie Watt is an American artist, drawing her inspiration from history, biography, Seneca proto-feminism, addressing the interaction of the arc of history with the intimacy of memory.

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