The Rockwell Blog: Updates From Our Staff

New Family Activities for Winter 2018

It’s a new year, and we’re excited to announce new activities in the Family Exploration Studio, a space where visitors of all ages can drop in and try their hand at an art project, draw on the light table, put together puzzles and read together in the book nook. The projects always connect to the […]

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Announcing 2017 Community Choice Award Winner

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Community Choice Winner of the Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational — an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on landmarks and architecture from the historic region of Upstate New York. The Community Choice Award, chosen by museum visitors’ votes, goes to Ryan Anderson, for his stunning, meticulous […]

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Call To Artists: Bare Bones Café

A Community-Sourced Museum Experience Application window: January 1 – February 1, 2018 The Rockwell is a community center where education and entertainment intersect. In 2018 our beloved building, Old City Hall, turns 125! The building holds a long history as a community center; that’s why we’re inviting artists and performers from the greater Corning community […]

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Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational: Judges’ Choice Awards

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to announce the Judges’ Choice winners of the Third Annual Gingerbread Invitational − an artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on landmarks and architecture from the historic region of Upstate New York. [smartslider2 slider=”92″] The exhibition is on view now through December 31, 2017. Throughout the holiday season, […]

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“Winter Sky” Student Exhibit Now On View

The Rockwell is excited to collaborate with the Corning-Painted Post Area School District and the Southeast Steuben County Library on a new student exhibit and outreach project, blending art-making with digital technology. The exhibit will be on view in the Student Gallery (second floor) of The Rockwell through March 11, 2018.   Art teacher Mrs. Megan Wukovitz […]

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Veterans FREE All Month Long – November 2017

To show our appreciation for their service to our country, all military veterans and active military personnel will receive free admission to The Rockwell Museum through the month of November. All others in the veteran’s party are welcome to enjoy 15% off of their regularly-priced admission. Simply check in at the front desk when you […]

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Unveiling the New Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Gallery

A new gallery dedicated to Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) art and culture will join The Rockwell’s permanent collection galleries, opening to the public on November 16, 2017. [smartslider2 slider=”79″] Haudenosaunee, which translates to The People of the Longhouse, refers to the six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy – Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Tuscarora, and Mohawk. This new […]

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Two Students From Corning Serve as National Teen Advisors to The Smithsonian

The Rockwell Museum Joins the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council Two local students from Corning-Painted Post High School Learning Center will serve as national teen advisors to the Smithsonian  We are thrilled to announce our participation in the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council.  Mara Troy and Devyn Butler, students of the Corning-Painted Post High School Learning […]

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You run, we’ll Rock(well)!

The Rockwell Museum believes in building our community through partnerships and collaboration. That’s why we’re so pleased to partner with the Wineglass Marathon once again this year! In 2017, runners and their families will have four awesome opportunities to experience The Rockwell. Happy training, and we’ll see you at the end of the month! Friday, September 29 | Urban […]

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Lakota Artist Steve Tamayo in Corning

The Rockwell believes in reaching all audiences in meaningful ways through a commitment to authentic educational and cultural experiences. That’s why we’re pleased to welcome Lakota artist Steve Tamayo to The Rockwell and the Corning community for two unique opportunities.  Steve Tamayo is a traditional Sicangu Lakota artist whose family originates from the Rosebud Reservation in […]

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