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  • Contemporary Architecture in Corning, A Legacy of Excellence

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 05/14/2019 6:00 PM 05/14/2019 7:00 PM America/New_York Contemporary Architecture in Corning, A Legacy of Excellence

    Lecture by Rob Cassetti, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass

    6 – 7 p.m.
    Rockwell Members: Free, Not-Yet-Members: $10, Students: $5

    Advance reservations recommended; space is limited. Click here to register

    How was Corning transformed from a gritty factory town into a vibrant, walkable city? It is a remarkable story that dates back to the founding of Steuben Glass. 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.

    About Rob Cassetti

    Rob Cassetti is the Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass and is responsible for developing the creative strategy for the Museum in addition to the operation of the Museum’s live glass demonstrations. Prior to joining the Museum, Cassetti worked for more than 10 years as a glass designer with Steuben Glass.

    Cassetti holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York TimesArchitectural Record, and Architecture. He has spoken widely on museum planning and glass technology, including broadcast appearances on Discovery, National Public Radio, Martha Stewart, The History Channel, and PBS.

    Cassetti is President of the Board of Trustees of The Museum Association of New York, and a member of the Corning Incorporated architectural advisory committee.

    Lecture by Rob Cassetti, Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass

    6 – 7 p.m.
    Rockwell Members: Free, Not-Yet-Members: $10, Students: $5

    Advance reservations recommended; space is limited. Click here to register

    How was Corning transformed from a gritty factory town into a vibrant, walkable city? It is a remarkable story that dates back to the founding of Steuben Glass. 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.

    About Rob Cassetti

    Rob Cassetti is the Senior Director of Creative Strategy and Visitor Engagement at The Corning Museum of Glass and is responsible for developing the creative strategy for the Museum in addition to the operation of the Museum’s live glass demonstrations. Prior to joining the Museum, Cassetti worked for more than 10 years as a glass designer with Steuben Glass.

    Cassetti holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York TimesArchitectural Record, and Architecture. He has spoken widely on museum planning and glass technology, including broadcast appearances on Discovery, National Public Radio, Martha Stewart, The History Channel, and PBS.

    Cassetti is President of the Board of Trustees of The Museum Association of New York, and a member of the Corning Incorporated architectural advisory committee.