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

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 6, 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

November 17, 2018 to January 5, 2020

In Larry Bell'a VFZ 1, large-scale sheets of glass are laminated around colored cores of PET film and plastic interlay to create two monumental nested forms. Combined in this way, the two forms create a suggestive, subtly modulated interior space.

December 6, 2018 to December 8, 2019

Parked at The Corning Museum of Glass, this concept car from Corning Incorporated shows how glass can shape the design and function of automobiles. Modern technological innovations will have you longing for this car to live in your garage.