The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Celebrating #NationalWomensDay – Today and Every Day

The Rockwell’s goal is to provoke curiosity, engagement and reflection about art and the American experience.  Ultimately, we want our visitors to see themselves and their experience in the art on view. It’s true that gender bias still exists in the fine art world. Women artists are disproportionately underrepresented in museum collections, despite receiving critical […]

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Guest Artist Crystal Gregory Launches Antigravity Installation Series

Antigravity: A Space for Contemporary Perspectives is an exciting new series of site-specific art installations in the entry of The Rockwell. Each spring, a contemporary guest artist will create an original work of art in response to The Rockwell’s collection. This new, unusual exhibition space greets each guest, provoking curiosity and reflection about art from […]

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School’s Out! Spring Recess Activities for Families

Monday–Friday, April 23–27, 2018 Enjoy your stay-cation with a family visit to The Rockwell Museum! During Spring Break, find extra special gallery games, Art Hunts and more each day during regular museum hours. Plus, free art workshops are available for registration Monday through Thursday. Free Art Workshops 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time […]

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New Family Activities for Winter 2018

It’s a new year, and we’re excited to announce new activities in the Family Exploration Studio, a space where visitors of all ages can drop in and try their hand at an art project, draw on the light table, put together puzzles and read together in the book nook. The projects always connect to the […]

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Announcing 2017 Community Choice Award Winner

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Community Choice Winner of the Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational — an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on landmarks and architecture from the historic region of Upstate New York. The Community Choice Award, chosen by museum visitors’ votes, goes to Ryan Anderson, for his stunning, meticulous […]

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Call To Artists: Bare Bones Café

A Community-Sourced Museum Experience Application window: January 1 – February 1, 2018 The Rockwell is a community center where education and entertainment intersect. In 2018 our beloved building, Old City Hall, turns 125! The building holds a long history as a community center; that’s why we’re inviting artists and performers from the greater Corning community […]

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Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational: Judges’ Choice Awards

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Judges’ Choice winners of the Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational − an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on landmarks and architecture from the historic region of Upstate New York. The exhibition is on view now through December 31, 2017. Throughout the holiday season, visitors to […]

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“Winter Sky” Student Exhibit Now On View

The Rockwell is excited to collaborate with the Corning-Painted Post Area School District and the Southeast Steuben County Library on a new student exhibit and outreach project, blending art-making with digital technology. The exhibit will be on view in the Student Gallery (second floor) of The Rockwell through March 11, 2018.   Art teacher Mrs. Megan Wukovitz […]

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Veterans FREE All Month Long – November 2017

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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Unveiling the New Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Gallery

A new gallery dedicated to Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) art and culture will join The Rockwell’s permanent collection galleries, opening to the public on November 16, 2017. Haudenosaunee, which translates to The People of the Longhouse, refers to the six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Tuscarora, and Mohawk. This new permanent gallery […]

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