The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

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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Introducing 2018-2019 Art Explorers’ Story Hour Schedule

The Rockwell believes that museums act as community centers – a place for safe and authentic arts experiences for all audiences. That’s why we’re proud to once again partner with the Southeast Steuben County Library for Art Explorer’s Story Hour. On the first Thursday of each month, Children’s Librarian Sue McConnell reads beloved stories thematically linked to The Rockwell’s […]

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Announcing 2018-2019 Meet Me at the Museum Schedule

The Rockwell Museum and Corning Museum of Glass, along with the Memory Maker Project, will be teaming up again for the 2018-2019 year to offer the Meet Me at the Museum program, a collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association. This monthly, interactive tour series is designed specifically for persons with dementia and their care partners, using art and conversation as […]

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Staff Highlight: Meet Mary Mix and Michele Foster

We’re excited to announce two important changes to The Rockwell staff from the last few months! Michele Foster, Director of Advancement, joined The Rockwell team in March, overseeing the newly-formed Advancement Department. Mary Mix, a cornerstone of The Rockwell’s educational outreach initiatives, has been promoted to Director of Education. Michele Foster, Director of Advancement, joins […]

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