The Rockwell offers free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 21, 2019.

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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  • 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 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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  • April 4

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Animal Habitats

    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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  • OSFL
    April 5

    OSFL Chamber Series: The Elmira Trombone Choir

    Door and opening reception at 6:45 p.m. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. | Pre-purchase required.

    In this unique series, the featured performers choose a piece of artwork from The Rockwell Collection to inspire their concert. Purchase tickets through the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes.

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  • April 24

    Poking at Normal: Museums and the History of Real People

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Grounded in objects and history, Poking at Normal: Museum and the History of Real People explores the material and visual culture of finding “normal” and what it means for museums today.

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  • May 2

    Art Explorers’ Story Hour: Patterns in Nature

    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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  • May 13

    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.

    Learn More
  • May 14

    Contemporary Architecture in Corning, A Legacy of Excellence

    6 - 7 p.m. | Advance reservations recommended

    Learn about the architectural identity of Corning as Rob Cassetti, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass, explores the origins and patronage of contemporary architecture and historic preservation in Corning, NY.

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