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Celebrating National Youth Art Month

February 27, 2015 | The Rockwell Museum Hosts Student Artwork from Corning Children’s Center  The Rockwell Museum’s Admissions Lobby is now filled with colorful works of art created by students at Corning Children’s Center. The Rockwell is …

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New Acquisition: Sculpture by Abraham Anghik Ruben

February 18, 2015 | February 17, 2015 We are very excited to announce the acquisition of a gorgeous soapstone sculpture by Inuit artist, Abraham Anghik Ruben — the sculpture found its new home today in …

Introducing Kirsty Buchanan, Curator of Collections

January 29, 2015 | The board of trustees and staff of The Rockwell Museum are pleased to announce that Kirsty Buchanan has joined The Rockwell team in Corning, NY, as Curator of Collections. Kirsty Buchanan …

Deflated Footballs

January 28, 2015 | 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 …

A Ribbon Cutting Event for a New Mural in Corning

November 26, 2014 | 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 …

Just in time for the bitter cold – Artemus Has a New Hat!

November 18, 2014 | November 17, 2014 CORNING, NY – When you pass by The Rockwell Museum, you’ll notice a whimsical addition to an already imaginative building façade.  Just in time to battle Old Man …

Forever Pass
Introducing the Forever Pass

October 24, 2014 | Did your child recently come home with a little wooden chip in their backpack or pocket? They received it from The Rockwell Museum on their school tour, and we are …

Two new pieces of Contemporary American Indian Southwestern Pottery

October 1, 2014 | The Silver Dollar Society, The Rockwell Museum’s largest donor group, expands the art collection each year through acquisition. Support toward the purchase of works of art ensures that the unique …

A Journey through Stone and Bronze

August 5, 2014 | Abraham Anghik Ruben incorporates his ancestry and interests into the sculptural expression of his art. Ruben seeks to convey the stories of his ancestors who have gone before him. By …

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Most Recent Acquisitions

May 31, 2014 | Abraham Anghik Ruben, SculptureBirds, Animals, and Spirits, 2014, Brazilian soapstone. Clara S. Peck Fund Purchase and in-kind by artist. 2014.9 The sculpture, entitled Birds, Animals, and Spirits, is a one-of-a-kind artwork created …