Community & Education

The impact of The Rockwell extends far beyond our Museum walls.

We are an active member of the Corning community, providing innovative and engaging programs for residents across the region. We are committed to using our art as a means for crafting educational programs, artistic events, and engaging opportunities to learn.

Every day, our staff works both within the Museum and within local institutions to help spread meaningful, impactful work that brings the American experience to life.

Events

We offer fun and engaging experiences for people of all ages, including lectures by visiting artists and scholars, extended education opportunities, family events, and children’s programs.

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Educational Programs

Our work with and within schools is a cornerstone of our mission at The Rockwell. We provide arts education beyond traditional programs, from art programs in local schools, to creative collaborations with community partners around the region.

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Art in Your Classroom

Are you interested in integrating arts education into your teaching? We work with educators to provide curriculum materials that meet unique needs of their classroom. All of our programs align with New York State Learning Standards.

Resources for Educators

Student Exhibits

Our Museum staff mentors students to develop an understanding of art and critical thinking skills. Through these visits, the students become active readers, looking beyond the obvious, while digging for deeper meaning.

Student work on display

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Three unique ways to see Seneca Native Artist and Proto–feminist Marie Watt in Corning

Marie Watt is an American artist, drawing her inspiration from history, biography, Seneca proto-feminism, addressing the interaction of the arc of history with the intimacy of memory.

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