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The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Art From Home: Diversity in Teaching Art

You might have seen The Rockwell and other museums around the U.S. launching “Museum from Home” resources in the past couple of weeks, designed to help supplement your distance learning school activities and keep your students engaged and entertained. We know you’re probably balancing your home turning into the office, school, gym and playground and […]

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Art From Home: STEM to STEAM

You might have seen The Rockwell and other museums around the U.S. launching “Museum from Home” resources in the past couple of weeks, designed to help supplement your distance learning school activities and keep your students engaged and entertained. We know you’re probably balancing your home turning into the office, school, gym and playground and […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Susan Vermillion

Susan Vermillion is a new volunteer at The Rockwell Museum. She attended the Volunteer Open House in October 2019 and has been learning about our collection and guiding students ever since. Susan has a business background and is a prominent community member, volunteering her time at many organizations. She is personable and relates well to […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Vonderheide

Scott Vonderheide is a new volunteer with The Rockwell Museum. He attended the Volunteer Open House in October 2019 and has been enthusiastically involved ever since. Scott worked with elementary aged students during his career as a school librarian – he brings with him a love of learning and sharing knowledge. Scott has a talent […]

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Art From Home 101

You might have noticed The Rockwell and other museums around the U.S. launching “museum from home” resources in the past several weeks, designed to help supplement your distance learning school activities and keep your students engaged and entertained. We know you’re probably balancing your home turning into the office, school, gym and playground and have […]

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2 Printmaking Projects You Can Do at Home

While the Museum may be closed, art and creativity are as essential as ever! Here’s two easy printmaking projects you can do at home with simple household materials and a little paint, inspired by the spotlight exhibition Prints by Women: Selected Works from the Georgia Museum of Art. Give these methods a try and let […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Baxter

Linda Baxter is one of The Rockwell’s newest volunteers – Linda attended our Volunteer Open House in October 2019 and has been an enthusiastic supporter ever since. Linda moved to the area in 2019 from North Carolina. She brings with her relevant experience as both a retired history teacher and a former volunteer at the […]

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Who is Clara S. Peck?

Her horse was named Winona by Kate Swanson, Interpretation and Public Engagement Educator In celebration of our Advancing Women theme, we’re calling attention to stories about the ways in which women creatives, makers and leaders leave their mark on the world. This tax season, let’s take a moment to reflect on our favorite tax-deductible gifts […]

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New Acquisitions: Acetate Film Baskets by Gail Tremblay

We’re thrilled to introduce some of our newest acquisitions by Gail Tremblay to The Rockwell collection – now on view in the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Gallery on the third floor. Born in Buffalo, NY, Gaily Tremblay is a contemporary artist of Onondaga and Micmac descent. Her multi-media work follows the traditional Haudenosaunee methods of basket making […]

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New Acquisition: Michael “Corinne” West

Corinne West was a pioneering Abstract Expressionist, the first uniquely American movement to influence international art on a global scale.   By the 1940s, New York had replaced Paris as the epicenter of the international art world. The artistic, intellectual and cultural leaders who once called Paris home had migrated en masse to New York […]

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