Press Releases

Press Releases

Continuous Mile, Liza Lou, Durban, South Africa, and Los Angeles, CA, 2006–2008. The Corning Museum of Glass, 2013.9.1.
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
Perruches Rene Lalique (French, 1860-1945) France, Combs-la-Ville, R. Lalique et Cie., about 1919 Mold-blown H: 25.1 cm, Diam (max): 24.3 cm Collection of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa (2011.3.209)
February 2, 2014
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG), which holds the largest collection of René Lalique materials at a public institution, will present a new exhibition dedicated to the French artist and designer. René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass will trace Lalique’s storied career from high-society... more
Innovation Center Optics Gallery
January 7, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has named to its Board of Trustees, Dr. David L. Morse, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Corning Incorporated. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Morse to our board. He brings extraordinary experience in the field of glass science and... more
Rendering of the new International Motorcoach Entrance
December 11, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has received a $1.5 million grant from New York State to support the creation of a new international motorcoach entrance. The grant was announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today at the 2013 Regional Economic Development Council Awards ceremony held in... more
Detail of Ghost Walk Under Infinite Darkness
November 14, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass today unveiled its 2013 Rakow Commission: Ghost Walk under Infinite Darkness by Andrew Erdos. The artwork of Andrew Erdos is pop, sarcastic, and humorous, with a hint of social commentary. His over-the-top installations create a situation of sensory... more
November 5, 2013
The Glass Art Society and Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will partner together once again to present the 45th Annual GAS Conference in 2016. Corning, NY, has been the host city for six previous conferences. The most recent conference took place in 2009, when more than 1,400 GAS members from over 30... more
Innovation Center Optics Gallery
October 7, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has appointed Dr. Marvin Bolt, vice president for collections at the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, as its first curator of science and technology. He will assume his role in November 2013 and be responsible for managing the Museum’s science and... more
Designer Arik Levy's design is created at GlassLab
September 25, 2013
Corning, NY—Expanding the international reach of its signature design program, The Corning Museum of Glass is bringing its GlassLab design program to Paris. The Corning Museum will partner with the musée des Arts décoratifs to offer free, public GlassLab design “performances” with top French... more
Image credit: © Kiki Smith, courtesy Pace Gallery  Constellation, Kiki Smith, United States, New York, 1996. Colorless glass, bronze, handmade indigo-dyed Nepal paper; hot-sculpted and cast glass, cast bronze, assembled. Dimensions vary. (2013.4.38, gift in part of Kiki Smith and Pace Gallery, New York)
August 14, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has recently acquired several important works, including a room-sized installation by Kiki Smith, three exceptional cast glass gems, and an Art Deco necklace by René Lalique. Recent additions to the holdings of the Rakow Research Library of The Corning... more
Glass in America at The Corning Museum of Glass
June 14, 2013
Corning, NY—The Corning Museum of Glass has appointed Kelly Conway as its new curator of American glass. A specialist in nineteenth and early twentieth century American glass, Conway will be responsible for managing the Museum’s renowned American collection. Conway has been the Carolyn and Richard... more

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