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Events

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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  • January 17

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Free Admission

    9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Free admission, all ages

    We’re proud to offer free arts experiences on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year. We invite you to spend your day off exploring arts and culture right here in your local community centers. 

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  • January 27

    Livestream Spark! Lecture | Museum Collections: Revealing American Stories

    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Register to receive link

    This talk will examine the ways a deep and intentional focus on collections objects can help museums tell more expansive stories of American history while also revealing the multiplicity of American experiences.

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  • February 3

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Story Telling

    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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  • February 18

    Exhibition Opening | Astonishing Brilliance: Art, Light and the Transformation of American Culture

    5:30 - 7 p.m. | Proof of vaccination required

    Join us for the opening of Astonishing Brilliance: Art, Light and the Transformation of American Culture. This exhibition features paintings, works on paper and decorative objects from the Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Utica, NY.

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  • February 21

    School’s Out, Art’s In! | Mosaic Bean Designs with Artist Becky McNeill

    10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | No registration required

    Find inspiration from the beaded artwork found in the museum’s collection, then create your own textured mosaic from a variety of dried beans.

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  • February 24

    Livestream Spark! Lecture | Agnes in Corning: A Conversation with Brian Frey and Rob Cassetti

    5:30 - 7 p.m. | Register to receive link

    Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Brian Frey joins Rob Cassetti for a conversation on the impact of Hurricane Agnes in 1972. This hour-long presentation will be moderated by Rockwell staff, features clips of Frey’s film, and includes an opportunity for audience Q&A.

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  • February 25

    Live Music! Concert on Your Couch: The Wildmans

    8 - 9 p.m. | Livestream

    Our beloved music series goes online! Livestream from the comfort of your couch and join in the chat for a lively social evening with The Wildmans.

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  • March 3

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Lines and Shapes

    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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  • Picture of green palm leaves with "Into the Wild" overlaid.
    March 5

    Rockwell Masquerade Gala: Into the Wild

    Tickets starting at $100

    The Rockwell Museum Board of Trustees and staff invite you to a festive evening featuring specialty bites, craft cocktails and lively entertainment.

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  • Picture of two people looking at artwork in Native American Gallery.
    March 9

    Out & About with the Memory Maker Project: Astonishing Brilliance

    1:30 - 3 p.m. | Register to receive link

    Join The Rockwell Museum and Memory Maker Project on Zoom to view and chat about artwork from the Rockwell collection.

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