Call For Blankets: Submit Your Family Story to The Rockwell Collection

Give your blanket, share your story, and be part of artist Marie Watt’s Blanket Stories installation The Rockwell Museum and artist Marie Watt invite you to submit a blanket that will become part of a monumental new sculpture at the Museum. Watt is requesting contributions  blankets, quilts, afghans, or blanket-like cloth, in any condition. Drop off your blanket […]

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Introducing 2021 Theme: Environments Examined

For better or worse, 2021 has finally arrived, and The Rockwell is introducing its annual theme – Environments Examined. Today, Brian Lee Whisenhunt, executive director, explains what this means for the Museum, and for our members and visitors. What inspired the theme? The Rockwell Museum collection contains numerous works related to the landscape, from Albert […]

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Introducing 2020 Alley Art Project Mural Design

We’re excited to unveil the design for the 12th Alley Art Project mural, created in collaboration with students of the High School Learning Center (HSLC). The 2020 design was conceived and developed under the direction of Amy Ruza, youth and family programs educator, alongside artists Tori Burdick and Gigi Alvaré, former Rockwell director of education.  […]

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Art Inspired Writing Challenge: Winners Announced!

Two high school students rocked their creative skills and submitted two fabulous fictional stories with illustrations inspired by artwork in The Rockwell collection. Their original stories are imaginative, inventive and transform how we think about our personal connections to art objects in museums. Art and arts environments can provide an expressive outlet for understanding and […]

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What Families Will Find this Summer at The Rockwell

Greetings from the Education Team at The Rockwell Museum! As the Director of Education, it is my pleasure to share the exciting offerings we have created for families to enjoy over the summer months. It’s thrilling to have the Museum open again to the community after so many months, and we also understand that it […]

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Corning-Painted Post High School International Baccalaureate Virtual Student Exhibition

In collaboration with the Corning-Painted Post High School, The Rockwell Museum presents this special virtual exhibition featuring two students from the International Baccalaureate (IB) Visual Arts Diploma Programme. Under the direction of art teacher Sharron Holland, Standard-Level student, Gargie Deore and Higher-Level student, Lydia Robinson are featured in this digital presentation of their artwork. It […]

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