The Fifth Annual Gingerbread Invitational is now open! Visit today to vote for your favorite to win the Community Choice Award.

5th Annual Gingerbread Invitational: My Dream Home

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Gingerbread Invitational − a fun, artful gingerbread competition for baking enthusiasts and community members of all skill levels.

The Gingerbread Invitational is made possible with support from Ellen and John O’Hare.

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This year, Rockwell programming and exhibitions revolve around the theme of Questioning Identity – in this vein, bakers created and constructed “My Dream Home” – in gingerbread! Find these amazing creations in the Museum, November 29 – December 31. Vote for your favorite Gingerbread house to determine who will win the Community Choice Award!

Prizes

  • All participants will receive thank-you honorariums in the form of a $50 VISA gift card, plus swag bags featuring gifts from the Museum Store and ceramic medallions created by local artist Colleen McCall.
  • Community Choice Award Winner – $250 + Ceramic Trophy by Colleen McCall

Past Exhibitions

Gingerbread Invitational 2018: Fantastical Future  See all photos

First Place: Gina Traylor, Lauren Milano, Mary Milano | “Wegmans 2116”
Second Place: Tuscarora Elementary Art Club | “The Future of Addison CSD”
Third Place: Kristen Merritt, Amanda Gantert, Christopher Knitter | “Civic Center on the Hill”
Community Choice Award: Tuscarora Elementary Art Club | “The Future of Addison CSD”


Gingerbread Invitational 2017    See all photos

First Place: Ryan Anderson, in partnership with Card Carrying Books and Gifts | Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY
Second Place: LaDonna Costello, Eldridge Park Carousel of Elmira, NY
Third Place: Kristen Merritt, Christopher Knitter, Amanda Gantert | Elmira Heights Theater
Community Choice Award: Ryan Anderson, in partnership with Card Carrying Books and Gifts | Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY

 

Gingerbread Invitational 2016    See all photos

First Place: Ann Cady, Colleen McCall, and Martha Easton | Mark Twain Study, Elmira, NY
Second Place: Wegmans Bakery | “Heart of Corning” – Centerway Square
Third Place: Barbara Mack of Corning Pie Works | Corning Fire Department
Community Choice Award: Ann Cady, Colleen McCall, and Martha Easton | Mark Twain Study, Elmira, NY

 

Gingerbread Invitational 2015   See all photos

First Place: Amber Colby of ‘Cuse Cakes | Historic Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse 
Second Place: LaDonna Costello | Watkins Glen State Park South Pavilion
Third Place: Emily Elizabeth Smith, Tiffany Williams, Jessi Moore, Mandy Kritzeck and Alexandra Ruggiero | First Presbyterian Church in Bath, NY. 
Community Choice Award: LaDonna Costello | Watkins Glen State Park South Pavilion

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