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  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: Free Admission

    Saturday, September 21, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 09/21/2019 9:00 AM 09/21/2019 5:00 PM America/New_York Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: Free Admission

    Free admission, all ages

    As Upstate New York’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, The Rockwell is proud to once again participate in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day – an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums (like The Rockwell!) and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Your Museum Day ticket includes access to the KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab, just around the corner from the Museum.

    This year, we join in celebrating #SmithsonianMusic with the introduction of Rockwell playlists on Spotify! Staff have selected a variety of tunes to accompany your journey through The Rockwell’s permanent collection – take a listen and see what inspires you! BYO-headphones and mobile device. 

    How Museum Day works:

    STEP 1: Click here to find participating museums and register
    STEP 2: Download your tickets
    STEP 3: Head to the Museum anytime throughout the day for your art adventure! 

    Where will your curiosity lead you this Museum Day?
    Let us know: @MuseumDay #MuseumDay #SmithsonianMusic


    What You’ll See 

    Crafting Identity: American Highlights from Tia Collection

    Nicolai Fechin, Alexandra, c. 1930. Oil on canvas, 25 x 20 in. Tia Collection, Santa Fe, NM. Artwork photograph by James Hart.

    September 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020

    The Arnot Art Museum and The Rockwell Museum present a  collaborative exhibition exploring the power of portraiture and the human form. At The Rockwell, explore American Highlights from Tia Collection – see artworks by many important and influential American artists including Alice Neel, Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, William Eggelston, Robert Henri, Jozef Bakos, Andy Warhol, Ruth Orkin, Cara Romero, Roy Lichtenstein and more. 

    This exhibition is made possible by Lydia Kenton Walsh and Robert Walsh

    crafting identity

    Andy Warhol, “Untitled” from “Marilyn Monroe Suite,” 1967 © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    Andy Warhol’s Art Factory featuring the Marilyn Monroe Suite
    On loan from The Swope Art Museum

    Last chance! May 24 – September 22, 2019

    This summer at The Rockwell, experience the art and influence of pop artist Andy Warhol. See the large scale Marilyn Monroe Suite, a silkscreened can of Black Bean Soup, both on loan from the Swope Art Museum. Plus, explore more Warhol artworks on loan from local private collections. Become part of the Art Factory yourself with take-home projects and activities within the exhibition.

    This exhibition is made possible by Laura Coleman and Tom Halgash, and Melissa Gambol.

    art factory

    The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar Street Corning NY

    Free admission, all ages

    As Upstate New York’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, The Rockwell is proud to once again participate in Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day – an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums (like The Rockwell!) and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Your Museum Day ticket includes access to the KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab, just around the corner from the Museum.

    This year, we join in celebrating #SmithsonianMusic with the introduction of Rockwell playlists on Spotify! Staff have selected a variety of tunes to accompany your journey through The Rockwell’s permanent collection – take a listen and see what inspires you! BYO-headphones and mobile device. 

    How Museum Day works:

    STEP 1: Click here to find participating museums and register
    STEP 2: Download your tickets
    STEP 3: Head to the Museum anytime throughout the day for your art adventure! 

    Where will your curiosity lead you this Museum Day?
    Let us know: @MuseumDay #MuseumDay #SmithsonianMusic


    What You’ll See 

    Crafting Identity: American Highlights from Tia Collection

    Nicolai Fechin, Alexandra, c. 1930. Oil on canvas, 25 x 20 in. Tia Collection, Santa Fe, NM. Artwork photograph by James Hart.

    September 20, 2019 – January 5, 2020

    The Arnot Art Museum and The Rockwell Museum present a  collaborative exhibition exploring the power of portraiture and the human form. At The Rockwell, explore American Highlights from Tia Collection – see artworks by many important and influential American artists including Alice Neel, Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, William Eggelston, Robert Henri, Jozef Bakos, Andy Warhol, Ruth Orkin, Cara Romero, Roy Lichtenstein and more. 

    This exhibition is made possible by Lydia Kenton Walsh and Robert Walsh

    crafting identity

    Andy Warhol, “Untitled” from “Marilyn Monroe Suite,” 1967 © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    Andy Warhol’s Art Factory featuring the Marilyn Monroe Suite
    On loan from The Swope Art Museum

    Last chance! May 24 – September 22, 2019

    This summer at The Rockwell, experience the art and influence of pop artist Andy Warhol. See the large scale Marilyn Monroe Suite, a silkscreened can of Black Bean Soup, both on loan from the Swope Art Museum. Plus, explore more Warhol artworks on loan from local private collections. Become part of the Art Factory yourself with take-home projects and activities within the exhibition.

    This exhibition is made possible by Laura Coleman and Tom Halgash, and Melissa Gambol.

    art factory