Monday–Friday, April 23–27, 2018
Find extra special Art + Science gallery activities, games, art workshops, scavenger hunts and more each day of Spring Break, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop in any time to explore how science is connected to art by participating in these fun and engaging activities!
Don’t miss out on all the ways for families to enjoy The Rockwell in Corning, NY:
- New! Snack Packs
Attendees during Spring Break may pick up a Snack Pack on their way out the door for only $2.00 each. Rockwell Museum Members with a Family enhancement receive a FREE Snack Pack for each family member.
- Forever Pass
All young field trip attendees receive a Forever Pass — redeem it for free admission for the whole family during your Spring Break or any day of the year…forever! The Rockwell is your destination for authentic, un-plugged play.
- Family Membership
Our all-new Family Enhancement gives you all the perks of Rockwell membership, plus priority event registration and a free snack pack at workshops! Learn more and join
Free Art Workshops (Monday-Thursday)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time slots will start on the hour. Walk-ins are welcome! Pre-registration is encouraged. All workshops are free and open to the public. Reserve your times below.
Monday, April 23 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time slots start on the hour
Come make a poster celebrating Earth Day and what you love best about nature and science. Be inspired by the amazing animals on land and in the sea, the beauty of planet earth, exploring our place in the cosmos, and more!
Tuesday, April 24 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time slots start on the hour
Students will use colorful, hand dyed textiles to create a unique collage inspired by the special art installation on view, Antigravity: Guest Artist Crystal Gregory. Students will explore color, texture, and gravity in this creative project.
Wednesday, April 25 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time slots start on the hour
Turn the solid earth into art by drawing and painting pictures and symbols, known as pictographs, onto the surface of a rock. Native Americans painted pictographs on rocks in order to record history of events, share stories and document special aspects about their culture. Rock art can be found all over the world in caves, on cliff walls and boulders, some of which date back to thousands of years ago. Design your own one-of-a-kind rockin’ creation!
Thursday, April 26 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 45-minute time slots start on the hour
Inspired by the Haudenosaunee collection, learn the basket weave technique to create a paper mat with an interesting pattern. Engage edible biology to develop a personalized pattern on your mat. Print the woven paper with potatoes to give your weaving a unique design. Turn the science of tubers into masterful art.
Education programs are made possible by Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. and East Shore Marketing LLC.