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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   Media Contact:  Beth Manwaring ▪ 607.974.4254 ▪    Images:   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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Announcing 2016-2017 Story Hour Schedule

The Rockwell believes that museums act as community centers – a place for safe and authentic arts experiences for all audiences. That’s why we’re proud to once again partner with the Southeast Steuben County Library for Art Explorer’s Story Hour. On the first Thursday of each month, The Rockwell Museum and The Southeast Steuben Library team […]

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Announcing New Acquisition: Richard Parrish Glass Landscape

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of Water-Line, an aerial glass landscape by contemporary artist Richard Parrish.  Parrish created 25 new works throughout 2015 to debut in his solo exhibition at The Rockwell.  While the featured exhibition closed on June 19, The Rockwell was able to acquire Water-Line to remain as the […]

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Last Day of School = 2017 Planning Begins

Edith Saxton Fund Will Support Expansion of Rockwell’s “Great Circle Program” to Bath, NY Schools The Rockwell Museum has been selected to receive a grant of $19,950 from The Edith Saxton Fund for Steuben County Youth Services, administered through the Community Foundation of the Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.  The grant will support The Rockwell’s “Great Circle […]

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American Indian Artist, Virgil Ortiz, to Collaborate with The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of Glass

CORNING, NY—The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of Glass will welcome internationally-renowned ceramicist, fashion designer, and graphic artist, Virgil Ortiz, to Corning from October 19-25 for an interactive, weeklong exploration of a material new to him—glass. From Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, Ortiz strives to use art to blend historic events with futuristic elements in […]

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The Rockwell Museum Announces the Opening of a New American Wildlife Gallery

CORNING, NY, September 11, 2015 – The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a new Wildlife Gallery, planned to open to the public on September 12.  Featuring masterworks by historic American artists like Goodwin, Audobon and Rungius, the newly installed Wildlife Gallery captures the natural beauty of the American landscape.  Spectacular geologic […]

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