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KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab

KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab is a new interactive family studio, located just around the corner from the Museum at 36 E. Market St. in Corning. 

Young art explorers will love getting creative with hands-on projects; families will love the opportunity for authentic, unplugged playtime in a relaxed, drop-in environment. All of the activities at the Art Lab are inspired by the art and architecture of The Rockwell Museum.

Explore new projects in the Art Lab inspired by women artists in our collection in honor of our 2020 Annual Theme, Advancing Women! We’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and showcasing the talent of women makers at The Rockwell Museum. Remember to visit The Rockwell after your creative session to find the artworks that inspired the projects.

  • 36 E. Market Street, Corning, NY
  • Regular Museum admission rates apply – your ticket accesses both Rockwell locations
  • Start your Rockwell experience at either location
  • Children must be supervised
  • The Art Lab is available for birthday parties. Learn more

What’s new at the Art Lab?

Find your favorite activities like Cardboard City, or get cozy in the Book Nook. Here’s the awesome activities you’ll find at the Art Lab right now:

  • Foil Headdress | Use cupcake liners, pipe cleaners and tinfoil to create your own shiny headdress like the one Martine Gutierrez wears in the photograph, Demons, Xochipilli “The Flower Prince (pictured right).
  • Squiggle Resist | Inspired by Emmi Whitehorse’s mixed media Oil and Mineral, draw with water-soluble oil pastels and color over with colored pencils. What do you see in the squiggles?
  • Women in Art Matching Game | Play this memory game while learning more about works in our collection. Every image on the tiles is an artwork by a woman artist. Remember to visit the museum to see the artwork in person.
  • Practice Printmaking | Pretend you’re printmaking by layering colors on the light table. Inspired by the women who created the works of art in Prints by Women: Selected Works from the Georgia Museum of Art, this exploratory activity allows for experimentation with color and shape.
  • Cardboard City | Cardboard City returns! Where do people live and work? Are there schools? Are there houses? Are there roads? The possibilities are endless! Stop in during the month of October for a special Days of Incandescence creative challenge!

LeChase Construction, LLC


Custom-built furniture for the KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab generously provided by LeChase Construction Services, LLC.

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