Bare Bones Café: A Community-Sourced Museum Experience

April 27 – May 12, 2018

Giant tube looms, poetry readings, interactive modern dance collaborations, acoustic jam sessions and more – there’s something new and surprising each day of Bare Bones Café!

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In 2018 our beloved building Old City Hall turns 125, holding in its walls a long history as a community center. That’s why we’re inviting artists and performers from the greater Corning community to use an empty gallery as their laboratory and creative gathering place April 27 – May 12, 2018. 

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At the heart of this pop-up gallery is a challenge – how can an artist present their vision with only bare bones staging? The Rockwell provides the space and limited equipment – the artist brings the space to life. Giant tube looms, poetry readings, modern dance collaborations, live music and more make this year’s Bare Bones Café an event series you cannot miss.

Bare Bones Café is an experience included with regular admission prices and open to any visitors of the Museum. Refreshments will be available to guests as part of the experience.

Bare Bones Membership
$25 | April 27 – May 31

Give Rockwell membership a try during Bare Bones Café! For just $25, enjoy all Rockwell Individual-member benefits in the month of May. Purchase your Bare Bones Membership at The Rockwell admission desk and enjoy:

  • Free daily Museum admission, including access to all Bare Bones Café events
  • Free entry to additional Rockwell events in May, including an exhibition opening reception and the final Art + Science lecture of the series
  • Double discount – enjoy 20% off purchases in The Rockwell Museum Store
  • Free gift – Stop by the Museum during the month of May to pick up a members-only gift

If Rockwell membership is right for you, put your $25 towards a year-long membership at the end of the month!

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