Press Releases

Press Releases

Eastman Memorial Window designed by Whitefriars and installed in Park Church in Elmira, NY. The window’s title is “Paul Preaching On Mars Hill,” as the man standing atop the steps, preaching before a crowd, is likely Saint Paul.
January 16, 2015
CORNING—The Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass recently received a National Leadership Grant for Libraries; Collaborative Planning Grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help conserve and digitize the Whitefriars Collection of stained glass cartoons. A... more
2 Quart Pyrex Covered Casserole, “Starburst,” Corning Glass Works, Charleroi, PA, USA, 1960. 2010.4.968.
December 9, 2014
Corning, NY—In June 2015, The Corning Museum of Glass will present America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex, the first exhibition devoted to the iconic cookware. Organized in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 1915 invention of Pyrex, the exhibition will feature a wide... more
Daisy, Paul Nicholas, France, about 1897. Gift of the Fellows of The Corning Museum of Glass. (CMGL 139588, Collection of the Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass).
November 26, 2014
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
Valkema design for an engraved vase. Signed J Gruiter, a student at the glasschool in Leerdam (DEC).
November 20, 2014
Over a year ago, the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History began working on a collaborative digital project with the Rakow Research Library, part of The Corning Museum of Glass, with the goal of digitizing the complete archive of Sybren Valkema, currently housed at the RKD. By digitizing and... more
Rakow Commission Artist Amber Cowan and her piece, Garden of the Forgotten and Extinct
November 16, 2014
Corning, NY—On November 13, 2014, The Corning Museum of Glass unveiled its 2014 Rakow Commission: Garden of the Forgotten and Extinct by Philadelphia-based glass artist Amber Cowan. Cowan’s work expresses the idea of preserving memories of earlier objects in new contemporary works,... more
Glen Cook
October 28, 2014
Corning, NY – The Corning Museum of Glass has appointed Dr. Glen Cook as its new chief scientist.  Beginning in January 2015, Dr. Cook will be responsible for researching and sharing scientific and technical topics in glass. This work will inform exhibitions, programs and publications, and will... more
Cup, Ennion, Syria, Northern Italy, Palestine, 25-75. 66.1.36.
October 27, 2014
Special Section of 24, Rare, Surviving Works by Famed Craftsman Ennion On View Through October 2015 Corning, NY, October 20, 2014—This spring, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present the largest exhibition to date devoted to ancient mold-blown glass. The exhibition will feature... more
October 3, 2014
CORNING, NY—The Museum’s new curator of science and technology, Dr. Marvin Bolt, is an expert on historical telescopes, and will be sharing some of that knowledge during a Behind the Glass lecture called "The Art of Seeing at a Distance" at 7 p.m. on October 9 in the auditorium of The Corning... more
“The unique characteristics of Corning specialty glasses will allow me to interface with new techniques and materials previously unavailable to me,” says Albert Paley.
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
Contemporary glass at The Corning Museum of Glass
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

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