2300°: East Meets West

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November 18, 2010
2300°: East Meets West

Kick off the holiday season at the Museum, with the lighting of our annual glass ornament tree. Then see what happens when East Meets West in glass.

East West Glassmaking
Watch Corning Museum of Glass gaffer Eric Meek fuse Eastern and Western styles while the Museum’s Mandarin translator, John Ford, narrates.

Music by Kelley and The Cowboys
Go honky-tonking with this North Carolina-based band’s blend of western swing, rockabilly, country, and blues.

East Meets West Exhibit Opens
See how glass was transformed when East met West in the 18th and 19th centuries.

It’s that Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
Join us for the second annual lighting of our giant 14-foot glass ornament tree – the perfect way to kick off the holidays!

See the best of Corning’s East and West
Our local partners, from all corners of Corning, help liven up the night. Enjoy a performance by Corning’s East and West High School drum lines and enjoy images from the Rockwell Museum on screens throughout the event.

Hot Food and Cold Drinks Round Out the Night
Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks. Heartier fare is also available for purchase. Members receive one free food or drink ticket with presentation of membership card.

Free shuttle bus service from the Museum’s I-86 parking lot is available.

Free admission. Refreshments available.