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Membership at The Rockwell Museum offers something for everyone! Join or renew as a Member today and choose the benefit level and optional enhancements that are right for you. Members are families, individuals, longtime supporters and new faces: you belong here.

Join The Rockwell and support our nationally-recognized collection, innovative programming, unique and engaging events and educational outreach initiatives! Our Corning, NY, Museum is the hub of our community and relies on the support of members and community partners.

Step 1: Choose a Level

  • Unlimited free admission for one member all year long (kids are always free!)
  • 10% off in The Museum Store plus special double discount days
  • Free or reduced tickets to events such as exhibition openings, live music and lectures
  • Complimentary food and beverage at select events
  • Priority registration for The Rockwell’s most popular events

  • Unlimited free admission for two members all year long (kids are always free!)
  • Free admission for two guests per visit
  • 10% off in The Museum Store plus special double discount days
  • Free or reduced tickets to events such as exhibition openings, live music and lectures
  • Complimentary food and beverage at select events
  • Priority registration for The Rockwell’s most popular events
  • Free or reduced admission to over 1,200 museums across North America through three reciprocal programs: Museums West, NARM and ROAM

  • All Dual-level benefits
  • Unlimited free admission for two members and up to four guests per visit
  • Recognition for supporting The Rockwell Museum’s exhibitions, education programs and cultural events

  • All Dual-level benefits
  • Unlimited free admission for two members and up to four guests per visit
  • Recognition for supporting The Rockwell Museum’s exhibitions, education programs and cultural events
  • Invitations to select Silver Dollar Society events

This dedicated group of supporters is fundamental to the Museum’s success!

Step 2: Choose Enhancements

For an additional annual fee, members can further customize any of the membership levels to align with specific interests. Enhancements are added to an existing membership and cannot be purchased separately.

For members enthusiastic about new experiences, fresh ideas and emerging artists: The Rockwell Ambassadors is a membership group for young adults and people who share these interests. Connect with others while contributing to the Rockwell’s work for arts and culture in our region.

  • Invitations to Ambassador-only activities such as private tours, inspired excursions and opportunities to meet visiting artists
  • Experiencing the Museum’s work up-close, including an invitation to the annual Director’s Party just for Ambassadors
  • Professional development and volunteer opportunities with the region’s only Smithsonian Affiliate
  • Connections with community leaders, including invitations to select Silver Dollar Society events

For Members interested in additional engagement with the Smithsonian Institution! For just an additional $20 with any membership level, you’ll receive a subscription to Smithsonian Magazine, along with special discounts and privileges when you visit Smithsonian museums around the United States.

  • One-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine
  • A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, NY
  • 10% discount on café dining at Smithsonian Museums in DC
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Reciprocal Admission/Discount benefits at participating Smithsonian Affiliate museums around the country

The Rockwell loves families! This additional benefit enables you to get the most out of The Rockwell’s family-friendly programming and daily museum resources for children, parents, and caregivers alike.
  • Unlimited free daily admission to The Rockwell Museum and KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab for all household adults. Kids 17 and under are always free!
  • Caregiver Card: Allows one caregiver free daily admission when visiting with kids.
  • Free admission to family programs for up to 2 adults. Individual membership admits 1 adult free; Dual level and above admits 2 adults free. Plus members-only ticket presales for high-demand family programs!
  • 20% off birthday parties at KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab
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Reciprocal Benefits

One of the best benefits that Members at the Dual level and above enjoy is participation in three reciprocal programs that allow free admission to art museums across the country–Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program, and Museums West consortium.

This means your Rockwell Membership allows entry to over 1,200 museums across North America free-of-charge. Perfect for travelers and commuters to the Corning area!

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About the Silver Dollar Society

This is an annual membership for deeply committed members.

This dedicated group of supporters is fundamental to our success. The Silver Dollar Society provides the support required to create outstanding exhibits at The Rockwell Museum.

The Society ensures The Rockwell advances in its role as an important community resource, a place of learning for adults, teens and children, and a world-class museum of art that reflects the American experience.

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Gift a Membership

A gift for those who have everything.

Gift recipients tell us they love receiving museum membership as a local experience that changes all year long! Our most popular is the Dual level membership for two cardholders.

Gift a Membership

Membership Questions? We’re Listening!

Katharine Mead, Membership & Grants Manager

607-974-4254 | membership@rockwellmuseum.org

Jul 23

Summer Explorers: Felting with Rainbow Fibers

Tuesday, Jul 23 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Jul 30

Summer Explorers: Marble Painted Masterpieces 

Tuesday, Jul 30 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

An adult is reading a group of children a story.
Aug 1

Lil Rockwell | Toddler Art-Making: Fantastical Flowers

Thursday, Aug 1 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Aug 6

Summer Explorers: Marble Painted Masterpieces 

Tuesday, Aug 6 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Aug 13

Summer Explorers: Mailable Postcard Weimaraner Collages

Tuesday, Aug 13 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Aug 14

TRL! Music on the Terrace featuring Ariel Arbisser

Wednesday, Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm

Advance registration required by 5:00 p.m. on August 13 

Aug 20

Summer Explorers: Mailable Postcard Weimaraner Collages

Tuesday, Aug 20 @ 10:00 am

Included with Museum admission | No registration required

Aug 22

Rockwell Ambassador-Only Summer Party featuring Artist Shannah Warwick

Thursday, Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

Advance registration required by 5:00 p.m. on August 21 

Sep 12

High School Learning Center: Identity and the Artist Performance

Thursday, Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of masks, music, movement and monologues

Sep 27

Alley Art Project: Public Ribbon Cutting and Celebration

Friday, Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

Witness the unveiling of the 16th mural of the Alley Art Project at Corning Community College

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Oct 3

Lil Rockwell | Stroller Walk: Dia de los Muertos

Thursday, Oct 3 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

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Nov 7

Lil Rockwell | Toddler Art: Three Sisters Seed Ball

Thursday, Nov 7 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Dec 1

Museum Store Sunday

Sunday, Dec 1 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy 25% off all regular-priced items in-store and online!

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Dec 5

Lil Rockwell | Gingerbread Story Hour with Miss Sue

Thursday, Dec 5 @ 10:00 am

Lil Rockwell creates opportunities to explore art-viewing and artmaking for our littlest visitors!

Dec 7

Family Day | Sparkle  

Saturday, Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm

Enjoy free admission to The Rockwell Museum and holiday activities!