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We use art to educate and entertain people of all ages and interests. From lectures by leading scholars to arts education for children and their parents, our programs are recognized for being innovative and thought-provoking. Sign up for our e-newsletter to be the first to know about additions to the calendar!

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  • February 22

    February Break: Theater & Movement at the Art Lab

    9 a.m. - Noon | This activity is included with regular Museum/Art Lab admission. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 4 - 10.

    In addition to all the hands-on activities at the Art Lab, during February break only Corning Community College theater student Lee Charlier will lead drop-in theater games and movement exercises. Drop in any time to join in the fun!

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  • February 22

    Urban Arts Crawl: #GetKarshed

    5 - 8 p.m. | Free and open to the public

    See iconic black and white photographs on loan for a limited time from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Plus, #GetKarshed with our interactive quiz and Karsh-inspired photo booth!

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  • February 27

    Making Eye / I Contact

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    In conjunction with National Portrait Gallery’s Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits exhibition, the director of the National Portrait Gallery, Kim Sajet, will talk about the dynamic relationships that lie at the heart of visual biography.

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  • March 1

    Concert in the Gallery featuring The Brothers Blue

    7:15 - 9 p.m. | Advance reservations required by 5 p.m. on February 28

    Rooted in the fertile tradition of Old-Time fiddle music, The Brothers Blue grow a sound all their own – offering a hybrid which unites fresh, original songwriting with elements from Country, Bluegrass, Cajun, and Irish music.

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  • March 7

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: All About Me

    10 – 11 a.m. | Free and open to preschool-age children and their caregivers. No registration required.

    Explore and socialize with games and activities, connecting little ones to authentic arts experiences through storytime and un-plugged play.

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  • March 7

    Rockwell Ambassador Party with Artist Melissa Vandenberg

    5:30 - 7 p.m. | Free for Members with the Rockwell Ambassador enhancement. Advance reservations required by 5 p.m. on March 6.

    Rockwell Ambassador members are invited to celebrate the Museum’s most recent installation, Antigravity, featuring sculptor and fiber artist Melissa Vandenberg.

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  • March 8

    Cabin Fever: Craft Beverage Tasting

    5 - 8 p.m. | Ages 21+ | Learn more and purchase tickets at

    The Rockwell will be one of over 20 hosts for wineries, distilleries and breweries from New York's Finger Lakes Region. Visitors aged 21 and older are invited to celebrate this annual winter tradition in our historic downtown!

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  • March 11

    Meet Me at the Museum

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | Register by calling 800.272.3900

    This monthly, interactive tour series is designed specifically for persons with dementia and their care partners, using art and conversation as a catalyst for meaningful connections.

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  • March 15

    Members-Only: Visiting Artist Coffee Hour

    10 - 11 a.m. | Included with regular Museum admission - free for Rockwell and CMoG Members | RSVP requested by March 8

    Members of both The Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell Museum are invited to this exclusive opportunity to hear from Melissa Vandenberg about her work and her experience at The Corning Museum of Glass Amphitheater Hot Shop.

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  • March 27

    The Will to Adorn: Stories of African American Dress and Identity

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Join Smithsonian Cultural Specialist and Curator, Diana N’Diaye, as she explores everyday dressing as an expression of creativity and heritage.

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