The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Student Exhibition Now on View: Vessels Reimagined

In collaboration with art teachers Megan Wukovitz and Sharron Holland of Corning-Painted Post High School, students created ceramic and mixed media sculptural vessels. Students imagined traditional forms in new ways, integrating creative and personal elements. The exhibition is on view in the student gallery at The Rockwell – January 26 through March 17, 2019. Students […]

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Staff Highlight: Get to Know Kate Swanson & Brett Smith

We’re excited to announce two important changes to The Rockwell staff from the last few months! Kate Swanson joins the education department in the brand-new role of interpretation and public engagement educator. Brett Smith, a leader for engaging The Rockwell’s audience through diverse public programs and marketing initiatives over the last 8 years, has been promoted […]

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Art Talks: Questioning Identity in 2019

The New Year presents new opportunities to explore the American experience through art and ideas. Today, we check in with Executive Director Brian Lee Whisenhunt, who joined the Museum in January of 2017, about the organization’s evolving vision and the exhibitions and programming planned for the year ahead. With two years at the helm of […]

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Free Admission to Federal Government Employees During Shutdown

January 11, 2019 With no end in sight for the partial government shutdown, Corning museums are making a special offer to impacted government workers. Through the end of the shutdown, both The Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell Museum will offer free admission for each federal employee, plus one adult guest – simply show […]

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2018 Gingerbread Invitational: Community Choice Award Winner

Congratulations to the students and art teachers of Tuscarora Elementary School Art Club in Addison, NY – their gingerbread creation captured the hearts and votes of community visitors to this year’s Invitational! The Art Club of Tuscarora Elementary School (Anna Lyons, Lilian Zheng, Lillian Atwood, Seth Specht, Kaylee Keech, Ava Knowles, Sophia Sabol, Madelyn Hoad and Atreyu […]

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New Student Exhibition Now on View: Your Place, Your Voice

Art teacher Mrs. Maria Goldwyn and her eighth grade Digital Art classes at Corning-Painted Post Middle School created digital collages inspired by three works of art in The Rockwell Museum’s collection. Students learned about the artworks through The Rockwell’s first virtual outreach program and were encouraged to explore how a portrait can reveal a story. […]

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More Than a Museum:
2018 Annual Appeal

donate today This past year, The Rockwell Museum introduced numerous initiatives targeting expanded community engagement, including opening KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab, commissioning a site-specific installation for the rotunda by Crystal Gregory and announcing a biennial fundraiser, Rockwell After Dark: A Masquerade Gala. It would be impossible for the Museum to accomplish its mission and work […]

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Veterans FREE All Month Long – November 2018

To show our appreciation for their service to our country, all military veterans and active military personnel will receive free admission to The Rockwell Museum through the month of November. All others in the veteran’s party are welcome to enjoy 15% off of their regularly-priced admission. Simply check in at the front desk when you […]

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