Press Releases

Press Releases

March 15, 2016
This month, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) marks the one-year anniversary of its Contemporary Art + Design Wing, which has welcomed 460,000 visitors since opening on March 20, 2015. The 100,000-square-foot addition, fully funded by Corning Incorporated, is the world’s largest space devoted to... more
March 2, 2016
In May 2016, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present Fragile Legacy: The Marine Invertebrate Glass Models of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, an exhibition featuring nearly 70 exquisitely detailed glass models of marine invertebrates made by the legendary father-and-son team. Created... more
February 18, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the appointment of Susie J. Silbert as curator of modern and contemporary glass. An independent curator, writer, and historian, Silbert has developed an encyclopedic knowledge of glass, and strong connections to people in the field. In her new role... more
February 3, 2016
On April 23, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present Revealing the Invisible: The History of Glass and the Microscope, tracing the invention and evolution of the microscope from the 17th century through the early 20th century, revealing scientists’ and artists’ explorations of the... more
February 1, 2016
CORNING—This morning, The Corning Museum of Glass released its first-ever scholarly electronic resource, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking by artist and scholar, William Gudenrath. A culmination of a lifetime of research, this digital resource details the techniques used to make... more
January 26, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today the selection of Toots Zynsky, known for her distinctive heat-formed filet de verre (glass thread) vessels, as the first of two Specialty Glass Artists-in-Residence for 2016. The residency is a joint program of the... more
December 17, 2015
The Corning Museum of Glass recently announced management changes on its board of trustees. Dr. Jeffrey Evenson, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Corning Incorporated, was appointed chairman of the board after serving since 2011. He fills the board position formerly held by James... more
November 18, 2015
In May 2016, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present the first comprehensive exhibition to explore the relationship between the exquisite works of famed 19th-century glass artists and naturalists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka and their impact on marine conservation efforts today. Titled ... more
November 12, 2015
The 30th Rakow Commission: Tantric Object by Swiss studio jeweler Bernhard Schobinger, will be unveiled today at The Corning Museum of Glass. Schobinger is recognized as a key figure of avant-garde contemporary jewelry, and his subversive approach to making spans more than 45 years,... more
November 4, 2015
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the appointment of John D.M. (Jack) Green, Ph.D., as its new deputy director for collections, research, and exhibitions. Currently the chief curator at the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute Museum (OIM), Green specializes in the art,... more

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