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COVID-19 Health & Safety Updates

Update as of June 16, 2021

The Rockwell Museum is open! The health and safety of our visitors have always been priorities – that’s especially true now. Thank you for following these guidelines and policies so we can safely welcome you to the Museum.

Open every day | 17 & Under Free
Fall hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (starting Memorial Day)

 


Health & Safety 

  • Masks are optional for vaccinated guests. Masks are required for unvaccinated guests over the age of two. If you do not have a mask, or your mask becomes damaged during your visit, a basic surgical mask or face shield can be provided.
  • Proof of vaccination status is not required.
  • Museum Staff will continue to wear masks in public spaces to protect our vulnerable and unvaccinated visitors.
  • Please be mindful of other guests, and maintain distance between other Museum visitors whenever possible.
  • High-touch areas will be cleaned throughout the day, and visitors will find several hand-sanitizing stations placed conveniently around the Museum and Art Lab.
  • We ask that you visit when you are feeling well, and plan to visit another day if someone in your party has symptoms.

Your Experience 

  • Virtual experiences have been added to your Rockwell tour – make sure you have a QR-code reader on your mobile device to make the most of your visit! Many newer phone models have one built into the device camera, with no additional app required. 
  • Docent-led tours for groups and students are not currently being offered, but groups are once again welcome at the Museum. Groups of 10 or more, please submit a reservation form: Adult Groups  Youth Groups

FAQ

Do I have to wear a mask?

Masks are required for unvaccinated guests over the age of two at both The Rockwell and the Art Lab. If you do not have a mask, or your mask becomes damaged during your visit, a basic surgical mask or face shield can be provided. Masks are optional for vaccinated guests. Proof of vaccinations status is not required.

I have a large group that would like to visit – can I schedule a tour? 

Docent-led tours for groups and students are not currently being offered, but groups are welcome at the Museum. Groups of 10 or more, please submit a reservation form: Adult Groups  Youth Groups

Can I check my coat/backpack/umbrella, etc.? 

The Rockwell does not have a formal coat check and we do ask that backpacks, umbrellas and other bulky items not be taken through the galleries to protect the artworks. If possible, please leave any additional belongings in your vehicle; if on foot, limited storage is available at the admission desk. 

Will the Museum hold any events this summer? 

Yes, the Museum is in the planning stages of reinvigorating our popular event series. Browse our events listing for fun and educational experiences as they arise.

I’m not able to visit the Museum in person. Can I see your collection online? 

Yes, many objects in The Rockwell’s collection are available to browse via our eMuseum

Can I use the restroom? 

The restroom is available only to paying visitors of the Museum. A public restroom is also available at the Corning Information Center in Centerway Square (just 1 block away from the Museum).  

Where can I park?

Free Parking is located directly behind the Museum. Additional parking is available in neighboring municipal lots; City of Corning parking fees apply, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

You can also visit us via a free shuttle bus, which provides service to The Corning Museum of Glass and Welcome Center parking lot, to the front door of The Rockwell Museum. 

Is the Museum or Art Lab available for private facility rentals? 

Private use of the Museum and Art Lab will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Janelle Steiner at steinerj@rockwellmuseum.org with your inquiry. 

I have another question!

Please email info@rockwellmuseum.org or call 607-937-5386 during business hours.

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