The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Rockwell Wrapped: 2021 Acquisition Highlights

The Rockwell strives to reflect the diverse cultural fabric of America within our galleries, and the continuous evolution of the permanent collection is critical in bringing our mission statement to life. Here’s a look back at some exciting acquisitions from 2021.  Romare Bearden was a master printmaker who embraced a vast array of processes: engraving, […]

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New Acquisition! Wendy Red Star’s Accession

November 10, 2021 Wendy Red Star Series Joins Rockwell Museum Collection and Headlines 2022 Exhibition Schedule  The Rockwell is proud to announce the acquisition of a suite of 15 prints by Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke /Crow, born 1981) to the permanent collection. The Accession series will be on view at the Museum as a spotlight exhibition May 28 through September 5, 2022, and be a centerpiece […]

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day

The Rockwell Museum honors Indigenous Peoples Day to recognize the first inhabitants of this land and include all people in our nation’s history. The Rockwell is located on Onödowa’ga:’ (Seneca) land, and we strive to acknowledge the rich history of this region and the Haudenosaunee people. Indigenous Peoples Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the […]

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Staff Highlight: Get to Know Katharine Mead and Ned Milliken

We’re excited to highlight two important additions to The Rockwell staff from the last several months! Rockwell Members (and future members) have been hearing more from Katharine Mead, who joins the advancement department in the role of membership and grants manager. Ned Milliken has been greeting visitors to the Museum and supporting the beloved Museum […]

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Seeking Participants for National Research Study

The Rockwell Museum was selected to partner with the Utah Division of Arts & Museums on a research study to evaluate the social impact museums have on their communities. We are seeking individuals (age 18+) to provide valuable input on this national study. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Participants will receive free admission to both The […]

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Rockwell Reimagined: CPP High School Student Exhibition

Posted May 7, 2021 How can we use the past to communicate ideas about the present? That’s the question students in Studio in Art B were asked for this special student exhibition that explores appropriation and activism in art. In collaboration with art teachers Wendy Brubaker, Shawn Farwell, Sharron Holland, Birgitt Wolf-King and Megan Wukovitz […]

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Member Appreciation Month 2022

Posted 4/4/2022 Members Matter! We are excited to celebrate Member Appreciation Month this May. In 2020, we hosted the first Happy Hour with the Director livestream, an experiment to come together from our homes while the Museum was temporarily closed. Nobody imagined that two years later we would be hosting the tenth virtual happy hour! […]

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Introducing 2021 CPP High School IB Art Virtual Student Exhibition

In collaboration with the Corning-Painted Post High School, The Rockwell Museum presents this special virtual exhibition featuring eight students from the IB Visual Arts Diploma Programme. Under the direction of art teacher Sharron Holland, eight Higher Level (HL), two-year program students are featured in this digital presentation of their artwork. It is important to recognize […]

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