The Rockwell’s permanent galleries represent a visual narrative of the American experience. Each space strives to present engaging themes of a collective nature alongside more intimate themes of personal identity. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, and objects of material culture have been positioned within an art historical context in order to provide greater cultural interpretation. Through our installations we seek to provoke curiosity, ignite imagination, challenge perspective, and foster conversation with our visitors.
The Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY, is recognized as one of the top museums in the nation through its accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums. We are a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a main conduit to Smithsonian collections in western New York State. As part of this long-term partnership, The Rockwell and Smithsonian collaborate on a wide variety of projects, including museum exhibitions, public programs, and educational opportunities.
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