May 21, 2013
Corning, NY—Today The Corning Museum of Glass announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel... more
May 7, 2013
Corning, NY—Symbolizing power, enabling ornamentation, and facilitating trade, glass beads are miniature masterpieces that have played significant roles throughout time and across cultures. This summer, a major exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass will explore glass beads and beaded objects... more
May 2, 2013
Corning, NY—The 2013 Rakow Grant for Glass Research will support two studies by researchers Dr. Souen Fontaine of the Centre Camille Jullian (CNRS-Aix-Marseille University) in France and Dr. Rainer Richter of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.
Dr. Fontaine was awarded a grant to study 4,000... more
May 1, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass announced today that it will offer free programs on the opening day of this year’s major exhibition, Life on a String: 35 Centuries of the Glass Bead as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, coinciding with... more
April 11, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass is a dynamic institution that actively collects, educates, preserves, and shares the art, history, science, and technology of glass and glassmaking. New objects are added to the Museum’s collection each year through acquisitions and donations. Recent... more
April 8, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has added 1000 artwork images to the Google Art Project (www.googleartproject.com). The Google Art Project was created to preserve and promote art online in collaboration with acclaimed museums and institutions around the world. The Corning Museum of Glass... more
April 4, 2013
Corning, NY—This month, The Corning Museum of Glass, which holds one of the most comprehensive collections of Tiffany glass and related materials in the nation, will place on display in its permanent galleries two remarkable examples of the decorative work of Tiffany Studios. One of the objects is... more
March 18, 2013
Corning, NY—James Galbraith has been appointed as the new chief librarian of The Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s foremost library on the art and history of glass and glassmaking.
Galbraith comes to the Museum from DePaul University in... more
March 1, 2013
Corning, NY—From March through November, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass will host 14 Artists-in-Residence to experiment and research new techniques in glass. Among the chosen artists is a German artist who materializes sound in glass sculpture, a %%Polish%% artist who draws on glass and... more
February 18, 2013
David Whitehouse, former executive director of The Corning Museum of Glass, died February 17, 2013, following a brief battle with cancer. He was 71.
Whitehouse joined The Corning Museum of Glass in 1984 as chief curator. He became director in 1992, then executive director and curator of ancient... more