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Our collections and rotating exhibits serve great purpose in the community. These works of art are functional teaching pieces – they present some of our best opportunities to connect with our audiences, young and old.  Here’s what you’ll see at The Rockwell in the coming months. Opening dates listed below may be subject to change based on health and safety guidelines.

FLX KODACHROME: National Geographic Photographer Nathan Benn

On view in the Spotlight Gallery (Floor 1M)
May 29 – September 7, 2021

FLX KODACHROME features the work of Nathan Benn who photographed the Finger Lakes over the course of a year for National Geographic Magazine in 1975. Benn focused his lens on the heritage and industry of the region, capturing sweeping aerial landscapes of the Finger Lakes and surrounding small towns, as well as portraits of assembly line workers, glassblowers, winery pickers, auctioneers, parade spectators, scout troops and racing enthusiasts of the 70s.

This exhibition is made possible with support from Kathleen and Peter Schweizer.


From The Shadows: The Photography of Chris Walters

On view in the Special Projects Gallery (Floor 2) 
June 11 – December 31, 2021

Local photographer Chris Walters produced this exhibition as a contemporary response to FLX Kodachrome: National Geographic Photography of Nathan Benn. Walters is an award-winning photographer active in the regional arts community.

This exhibition is made possible with support from Ian Harrop and Lynette Estep.

Chris Walters

Elaine K. Ng: Fingerprints of Place

Fall 2021



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