Masks are welcome but not required during your visit. Free masks are available for those who prefer them. Please read our current Health & Safety guidelines before your visit. >>
  • KIDS ROCKWELL Summer Explorers | Week 5: Media Madness

    Thursday, August 4, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Add to Calendar 08/04/2022 9:30 AM 08/04/2022 12:30 PM America/New_York KIDS ROCKWELL Summer Explorers | Week 5: Media Madness

    Explore the Museum galleries and engage with art!

    Open to the public | Included with Museum admission
    Suggested ages 5 to 12 

    Drop in anytime to participate in art-making workshops, self-guided gallery games and activities all connected to weekly themes about what sparks our imagination and inspires us to create art.

    This week: Art Buffet of Inspiration | The Art Buffet of Inspiration awaits your creativity! A collection of recycled and art materials is waiting to be turned into something new and amazing. Explore how materials can be shaped, stretched or squished. Inspired by Deborah Butterfield’s Untitled horse sculpture and Crystal Gregory’s Resolve in Blue glass sculpture, discover how you can transform materials into something totally unique. What materials will SPARK your imagination?

    The Summer Explorers program includes…

    • Spy, Think, Ponder art card sets highlight works of art in The Rockwell’s collection, tied to the weekly theme. The art cards incorporate youth-friendly language and fun prompts to engage your child’s imagination. Families will be exposed to using Visual Thinking Strategies in their museum experience by looking, making observations, thinking about what they see and wondering more about the topics presented.
    • Art Hunts are a great way to search the Museum galleries and find details in the artwork.
    • Simple gallery games and activities will stimulate self-guided exploration with loved ones to foster art appreciation as well as excitement to discover artwork on view.
    • Art-making workshops with Rockwell Educators and guest artists will be available to family visitors in our Education Center. The projects will encourage families to experiment with different media to make their own art inspired by the art on view.

    Full Summer Explorers Schedule 


    The Rockwell Museum’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with support from the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

    The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar Street, Corning, NY 14830

    Explore the Museum galleries and engage with art!

    Open to the public | Included with Museum admission
    Suggested ages 5 to 12 

    Drop in anytime to participate in art-making workshops, self-guided gallery games and activities all connected to weekly themes about what sparks our imagination and inspires us to create art.

    This week: Art Buffet of Inspiration | The Art Buffet of Inspiration awaits your creativity! A collection of recycled and art materials is waiting to be turned into something new and amazing. Explore how materials can be shaped, stretched or squished. Inspired by Deborah Butterfield’s Untitled horse sculpture and Crystal Gregory’s Resolve in Blue glass sculpture, discover how you can transform materials into something totally unique. What materials will SPARK your imagination?

    The Summer Explorers program includes…

    • Spy, Think, Ponder art card sets highlight works of art in The Rockwell’s collection, tied to the weekly theme. The art cards incorporate youth-friendly language and fun prompts to engage your child’s imagination. Families will be exposed to using Visual Thinking Strategies in their museum experience by looking, making observations, thinking about what they see and wondering more about the topics presented.
    • Art Hunts are a great way to search the Museum galleries and find details in the artwork.
    • Simple gallery games and activities will stimulate self-guided exploration with loved ones to foster art appreciation as well as excitement to discover artwork on view.
    • Art-making workshops with Rockwell Educators and guest artists will be available to family visitors in our Education Center. The projects will encourage families to experiment with different media to make their own art inspired by the art on view.

    Full Summer Explorers Schedule 


    The Rockwell Museum’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with support from the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.