September 15, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today the launch of a new artist residency program, which will support artists in adapting specialty glass materials for the creation of new work. The first artist selected for this unique collaboration is... more
June 24, 2014
CORNING, NY–Recognized as a top performing attraction, as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site, The Corning Museum of Glass has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the fourth year in a row.
The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only... more
June 11, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has named Philadelphia-based artist Amber Cowan as the recipient of the Rakow Commission in 2014.
Combining old glass and new, Cowan’s art references consumption, reuse, and the history of the glass industry through the remaking and re-contextualization of... more
June 5, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass today announced that Karol Wight, currently the Museum’s executive director, will become president and executive director of the Museum on January 1, 2015. She will replace Marie McKee, who will retire on December 31, 2014, after serving 16 years as the... more
May 27, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass 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 highlighted additions to the glass... more
May 21, 2014
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 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military... more
May 5, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has appointed Scott Sayre as its first chief digital officer and Kris Wetterlund as the Museum’s new director of education and interpretation. Both will begin their role on June 16, 2014.
Sayre and Wetterlund are co-founders of Sandbox Studios, a Minneapolis... more
April 28, 2014
CORNING, NY—Archaeologists from the United Kingdom and Germany will share the 2014 Rakow Grant for Glass Research, awarded by The Corning Museum of Glass.
The recipients are Alessandro Sebastiani, a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield,... more
March 3, 2014
CORNING, NY—From March through November, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass will host 13 Artists-in-Residence to experiment and research new techniques in glass. Among them are a Korean artist who investigates sculptural expressions in cold-worked glass, an Irish artist whose background in... more
February 10, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has acquired Continuous Mile, an ambitious large-scale sculpture by contemporary artist Liza Lou (American, b. 1969), to be installed in the Museum’s North Wing contemporary galleries, which will open in late 2014.
Continuous Mile (2006–08... more