The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Story Time in The Lodge:
Winter Schedule Announced

Presented in collaboration with The Rockwell Museum and the Southeast Steuben County Library Free and open to the publicNo registration requiredFor preschool age children and their families On the first Thursday of each month, The Rockwell Museum and The Southeast Steuben Library team up for a story-time experience. Each month, Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell will read […]

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Announcing Winners of Gingerbread Invitational

December 4, 2015 – The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the winners of the First Annual Gingerbread Invitational − an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes. On December 3, 2015, The Rockwell hosted an exhibition opening where a panel of judges […]

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Celebrate The Holidays with The Rockwell

Whether you’re looking for an afternoon out with your family, a fabulous shopping experience, or some quiet time to appreciate art, The Rockwell has an activity for everyone. This holiday season, drop in any time and engage in in our recently renovated Family Exploration Studio with winter-themed activities. The Rockwell’s Gingerbread Invitational exhibit is now on display,  sprinkled […]

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Announcing The Rockwell Museum as a Smithsonian Affiliate

The Rockwell Museum announced today the prestigious designation of becoming a Smithsonian Affiliate – one of only 206 nationwide. The Rockwell will now be the Upstate NY conduit to the Smithsonian and its many resources. In turn, Smithsonian patrons will gain greater access to The Rockwell’s collections and programs.This new status makes The Rockwell Museum one […]

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Founder’s Day – November 8, 2015

When The Rockwell Museum was established in November of 1976, our founders intended The Rockwell to be a vibrant and dynamic institution.  Not only has our collection grown over the past four decades, but our mission has evolved as well.  Today, November 8, we celebrate Founder’s Day — the birthday of our founding collector, Bob […]

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Artist Kelly Ormsby: Grit & Optimism

The Rockwell Museum Store features fair-trade, USA-made and Native-made products – this month, we’re thrilled to feature local jeweler, potter and Rockwell member Kelly Ormsby of Corning, NY. Ormsby was recently featured in The Ithaca Journal with a myriad of other regional craftspeople that make their living  at festivals, fairs, and individual sales.  Just in time for Dia […]

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Announcing the Opening of a New American Wildlife Gallery

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a new Wildlife Gallery featuring masterworks by historic American artists like Goodwin, Audobon and Rungius, the newly installed Wildlife Gallery captures the natural beauty of the American landscape.  Spectacular geologic formations, natural beauty, and abundant wildlife unique to America are celebrated in the new gallery […]

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Announcing the 2015 Silver Dollar Society Gift

Each year, The Rockwell’s Silver Dollar Society votes to choose a new piece of artwork to be part of the permanent collection. This year, Curator of Collections Kirsty Buchanan set forth three options; The Silver Dollar Society voted in-person at The Annual Recognition Event on September 25, 2015. While all three proposed artworks were seen as essential […]

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Catholic Symbolism shown in New Acquisition

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Say No Evil by Luis Tapia is now on view in the Southwest Lodge and represents the unique blend of cultures found in the northern New Mexico region (Puebloan, Spanish, and Anglo), and contemporary Hispanic culture within the United States.  The work […]

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