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KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab is open Thursday - Monday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Plan your visit

Community-Wide Events

The Rockwell partners with area organizations throughout the year. Don’t miss these community happenings throughout Downtown Corning and the region.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Free Admission

Each day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January, The Rockwell and many area organizations open their doors for special activities and free admission. Spend your day off connecting with your community art hubs. 

GlassFest

Presented by Corning’s Gaffer District, GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, live music, fine and fired art vendors, shopping, food and more. While you’re downtown for the fun, stop in the Art Lab for hands-on artmaking and exploration.

Corning Pride

Teens + Adults. The Rockwell + Corning Pride team up annually for special events and activities. Past celebrations have featured car parades, lip sync battles, drag story hour, printmaking workshops and more.

Annual Artists’ Trunk Show

In partnership with Exhibit A. The Trunk Show is aparking lot art takeover! Find a unique mix of regional artists displaying and selling their wares out of the trunks of their cars.

Veterans Day

The Rockwell Museum and Corning Museum of Glass offer free admission as a thank you to those that have served in the military.  

FLXGives

FLXGives (Finger Lakes Gives), an initiative of the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc., is a 24-hour online celebration of the Finger Lakes region. It connects generous community members with the causes they care most about. It is a day to celebrate all that the Finger Lakes are and the critical role nonprofits play in making our community great.

Culture, Community & the Classroom Showcase

Sparkle

A vibrant holiday street fair in Corning’s Gaffer District. Stop by The Rockwell to warm up, enjoy sweet treats, and cast your vote in the Gingerbread Invitational!

Two children are viewing a gingerbread vehicle at The Gingerbread Invitational.

Holiday Open House

Kick of a festive holiday season when The Rockwell opens its doors for free admission for all ages on the first weekend of December. Free admission for all ages.

May 24

GlassFest: Free Art Lab Admission

Friday, May 24 @ 9:00 am

We're offering free admission to KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab Friday, May 24 - Sunday, May 26, 9 a.m. - 5 p

May 29

SOLD OUT: Member Appreciation Event Featuring Artist William Wegman

Wednesday, May 29 @ 5:30 pm

Join the waitlist. Advanced registration required by 5 p.m. on May 28 

Jun 1

Celebrate Pride with The Rockwell

Saturday, Jun 1 @ 9:00 am

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community by engaging with art and special activities!

An adult is reading a group of children a story.
Jun 6

Lil Rockwell | Story Hour: PRIDE

Thursday, Jun 6 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Jun 7

Gallery Night & Exhibition Opening: Shannah Warwick’s Curious Apothecary

Friday, Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm

Free and Open to the Public | No registration required, walk-ins welcome Remarks at 5:30 p.m.

Jun 8

SoFLX Pride Festival | Rainbow Mash-Up Printing

Saturday, Jun 8 @ 11:00 am

Visit The Rockwell Museum’s station in front of the Art Lab to print a unique, one-of-a-kind item.

Jun 12

TRL! Music on the Terrace featuring Maddy Walsh Trio

Wednesday, Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm

Advance registration required by 5:00 p.m. on June 11  

Jun 22

Make Music Day | Music Lab

Saturday, Jun 22 @ 11:00 am

Play an instrument at the Art Lab and celebrate Corning’s Make Music Day

Jul 2

Summer Explorers: Printed and Collaged Tote Bags

Tuesday, Jul 2 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Jul 9

Summer Explorers: Printed and Collaged Tote Bags

Tuesday, Jul 9 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Jul 10

TRL! Music on the Terrace featuring NEO Project

Wednesday, Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm

Advance registration required by 5:00 p.m. on July 9  

Adult points at a mural to show the art to a child in a stroller
Jul 11

Lil Rockwell | Stroller Walk: The Curious Apothecary

Thursday, Jul 11 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Jul 30

Summer Explorers: Marble Painted Masterpieces 

Tuesday, Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

An adult is reading a group of children a story.
Aug 1

Lil Rockwell | Toddler Art-Making: Fantastical Flowers

Thursday, Aug 1 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Aug 6

Summer Explorers: Marble Painted Masterpieces 

Tuesday, Aug 6 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Aug 14

TRL! Music on the Terrace featuring Ariel Arbisser

Wednesday, Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm

Advance registration required by 5:00 p.m. on August 13 

Sep 12

High School Learning Center: Identity and the Artist Performance

Thursday, Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of masks, music, movement and monologues

Sep 27

Alley Art Project: Public Ribbon Cutting and Celebration

Friday, Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

Witness the unveiling of the 16th mural of the Alley Art Project at Corning Community College

Adult points at a mural to show the art to a child in a stroller
Oct 3

Lil Rockwell | Stroller Walk: Dia de los Muertos

Thursday, Oct 3 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Child sits at a table and works on an art project
Nov 7

Lil Rockwell | Toddler Art: Three Sisters Seed Ball

Thursday, Nov 7 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Dec 1

Museum Store Sunday

Sunday, Dec 1 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy 25% off all regular-priced items in-store and online!

An adult is reading a group of children a story.
Dec 5

Lil Rockwell | Gingerbread Story Hour with Miss Sue

Thursday, Dec 5 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Dec 7

Family Day | Sparkle  

Saturday, Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm

Enjoy free admission to The Rockwell Museum and holiday activities!