The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

Deflated Footballs

Never Forget:  Jim Thorpe, All American Controversy in professional sports isn’t a new concept.   And leading up to the most-watched program of the year, the Super Bowl, it seems fitting to recognize a small but important piece of art work in The Rockwell Museum’s collection.  Created by award-winning Native American artist Diego Romero, The Rockwell […]

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Birds, Birds, Birds

“Forgetting is another kind of extinction,” says sculptor Todd McGrain. That’s why he’s worked to memorialize extinct species of birds with impressive bronze sculptures. McGrain installs the larger-than-life sculptures in places throughout North America significant to where the birds once thrived in a series of works he calls “The Lost Bird Project”.   One of these […]

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Announcing the Winners of the Wooly Work of Art Scarf Contest!

Congratulations to Melissa Bloomquist of Liverpool, NY for winning first prize in The Rockwell’s “Guess-How-Many-Yards-Of-Yarn Scarf Contest!” Her estimate of 6,666 yards was only 208 yards away from the true answer: 6,458 yards of yarn! Melissa has won a One-Year Dual Membership to The Rockwell, as well as a $50 gift card to The Museum […]

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All Aboard the Polar Express!

Families are invited to wear pajamas and bring a comfortable pillow for a relaxed viewing of this popular holiday movie! Families will meet The Conductor and head home with their very own magic bell.   This event is free for kids and teens – adults pay the local rate of $5. Children must be accompanied by […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Rockwell Over Winter Break

House full of guests or restless kids home on school break? The Rockwell Museum is a wonderful place to bring family and friends throughout the holiday season. Enjoy an array of festive programs while experiencing the beauty of art. There is something for everyone including a Vintage Toy Collection, all new family activities in the […]

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Enter to Win a $200 Prize!

Guess how many yards of yarn were used to create this Wooly Work of Art to enter to win a prize valued at $200! THE SCARF This Wooly Work of Art  was created by community knitters and coordinated by Jean Gray and all of our friends at Wooly Minded (91 E. Market Street, Corning). Contributing fiber artists made a knitted […]

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Festive Activities in the Family Exploration Studio

Looking for some well-deserved quality time with the family? The Rockwell’s Family Exploration Studio features some truly wonderful winter-themed games and activities throughout the month of December.  Create Your Own Winter Wonderland Snowmen Artists and friends of The Rockwell, Gwen Quigley and Tony Moretti, have created a whimsical winter scene featuring two life-sized felt snowmen! […]

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A Ribbon Cutting Event for a New Mural in Corning

CORNING, NY – A hidden spot in Corning’s Denison Park has been given a facelift.  The tunnel underpass that connects the North and South sides of Denison Park now features Perfect Imperfection, the latest Alley Art Project mural created by students of Corning-Painted Post Area School District High School Learning Center.  Parks and Recreation at City […]

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