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View of the Nature Gallery and the History and Material Gallery in The Corning Museum of Glass’s new Contemporary Art + Design Wing, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners. Photo by Iwan Baan. Courtesy of The Corning Museum of Glass.
March 18, 2015

On March 20, The Corning Museum of Glass will open the doors of its new Contemporary Art + Design Wing, the largest space in the world devoted to the display and creation of contemporary art and design in glass. The $64-million expansion, fully funded by Corning Incorporated, features a 100,000-... more

Hot Glass Show. Courtesy of Celebrity Cruises.
February 3, 2015
The Corning Museum of Glass recently received a recognition that only a handful of museums have earned: a patent. Both the Museum and Spiral Arts, a Seattle-based manufacturer and distributor for glass furnaces and tools, were awarded US Patent No. 8891582 on November 18, for the electric glass hot... more
The Portland Panels: Choreographed Geometry, Klaus Moje, Portland, OR, 2007. Lent by David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard. Photo: Ryan Watson, courtesy Bullseye Gallery, Portland. L.1.4.2014.
January 21, 2015
Corning, NY–The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced five major acquisitions of works by international contemporary artists Roni Horn, Klaus Moje, Ayala Serfaty, Jeroen Verhoeven, and Fred Wilson. These acquisitions will go on view in the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing, opening March... more

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Tina Oldknow, senior curator of modern and contemporary glass. Photo: Matt Wittmeyer for American Craft Tina Oldknow started her museum career as a curator of Greek and Roman art and ancient and historical European glass at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It was there, in 1982, that she was... more
At age 11, Glen Cook’s experiment with melting aluminum on his parents’ stove ended badly, at least as far as their new kitchen floor was concerned. The beaker broke, and spattered burns remained on the otherwise-pristine vinyl for years afterward. But the willingness to take risks — and... more
The Corning Museum of Glass recently received a recognition that only a handful of museums have earned: a patent. Both the Museum and Spiral Arts, a Seattle-based manufacturer and distributor for glass furnaces and tools, were awarded US Patent No. 8891582 on November 18, for the electric glass hot... more

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