The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

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 teachers Maria Goldwyn, Chelsea Xidis and their eighth grade Digital Art classes at Corning-Painted Post Middle School created digital collages inspired by 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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Art Talks: Pueblo Warriors Jar by Jason Garcia Joins Rockwell Collection

One of The Rockwell’s newest acquisitions is now on view in the Southwest Gallery. Pueblo Warriors Jar (2014) joins two other artworks by ceramic artist Jason Garcia that are now part of the permanent collection. Like many of Garcia’s works, Pueblo Warriors Jar appropriates comic book iconography to depict historic Pueblo warriors. This jar features […]

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We put the ART in Wineglass MARaThon…

…Ok, we’ll admit that’s kind of a stretch. But here’s 3 ways to make The Rockwell part of your Wineglass Experience! In 2018, runners and their families will have three awesome opportunities to experience The Rockwell. Happy training, and we’ll see you in September! Don’t overthink it – JUST VISIT! Open daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. […]

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