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Holiday Open House

December 5 - 6, 2015

Free Admission, craft activities, live music, and special glassmaking experiences kick off the holiday season. Have Breakfast or Lunch with Santa, make an ornament at The Studio, and get your picture taken with Santa!

Enjoy a reduced price holiday glassmaking experience (first come, first served).

Have Breakfast or Lunch with Santa ($6, reservations required) Reserve your tickets now!

Don’t miss the Annual Studio Glass Sale! Find unique handmade glass gifts made by artists who teach and work at The Studio.

Live Music, Crafts and More
Hear local caroling groups and bands of all ages as they provide live holiday music throughout the Museum. Decorate (and eat!) a holiday cookie, and enjoy holiday crafts (nominal fee) and a general atmosphere of holiday cheer, all weekend long!

Breakfast or Lunch with Santa
A holiday tradition continues at The Corning Museum of Glass! For only $6 per person, enjoy Breakfast (8:30 am) or Lunch (12 pm) with Santa in the Museum’s Auditorium, with live entertainment provided. Reservations are required, check back soon for reservation information.
Reserve your tickets now!

Special Holiday Glassmaking Projects
Enjoy discounted holiday glassmaking experiences this weekend only, each day from 9 am- 5 pm. Make blown holiday ornaments and hot glass flowers at the furnace for only $12.00 per item. Create icicles at the torch, fuse flat-glass ornaments in the kiln, or sandblast festive designs on drinking glasses for only $7.00 per item. Age restrictions apply to certain activities. Capacity is limited and spots are offered only on a first-come, first served basis on the day of the event. No advance reservations are taken during this special weekend. Hot glass items must have time to cool, and may be picked up on Tuesday, December 10, after 3 pm.

Plan Your Weekend
Stay Saturday night and enjoy holiday activities in Corning’s historic downtown Gaffer District. For regional information visit and see our Hotel Packages.