Exhibitions

Exhibitions

The Corning Museum of Glass offers beautiful and captivating exhibitions year-round. Entry to all exhibitions is included in the cost of admission.

Une verriere / Eine Glassmacherin (detail), Martin Engelbrecht, Augsburg, 1730. CMGL 129856.
April 8, 2017 to February 17, 2019

Artists, researchers, authors, and glass enthusiasts of all kinds use the Rakow Research Library’s holdings to learn more about glass, which often leads to voyages of discovery in unexpected directions. Discover how the rare collections and curiosities in the Rakow Library have inspired others and... more

Global Cities (detail), Norwood Viviano (American, born 1972), with the assistance of Pablo Soto (American, born 1979); Made in United States, Michigan, Plainwell, and North Carolina, Penland, 2015; Blown glass, inkjet print on vinyl, medium density fiberboard (MDF), stainless steel cable. 2017.4.4
July 15, 2017 to September 30, 2018

Global Cities transforms global population statistics into an immersive landscape of information. Rather than inert data on a page, Norwood Viviano’s installation presents population change as a series of delicately-blown glass forms that hover above a map of the world.

60 Years of Junior Curators: Interpreting the Past, Speaking to the Future
June 14, 2018 to December 31, 2018

In 1958, what did young people do for fun? What were the fashions? What were the important social issues of the day? And what did The Corning Museum of Glass mean to them?

Tableware Set of Nine Blown Vessels, 1916. Designed by Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870–1956); manufactured by Wiener Werkstätte and probably Meyr’s Neffe. Mold-blown and hot-worked glass. Smallest object: H. 8.2 cm, Diam. 11.6 cm; Tallest object: H. 32.8 cm, Diam. 9.5 cm. The Corning Museum of Glass (74.3.24).
June 23, 2018 to January 7, 2019

Today, we think of architects as people who design buildings, construct skylines, and help create the visual identities of our cities and towns. But at the turn of the 20th century in Europe, the term architect applied not just to people who designed buildings, but to people who designed all... more