Events

Events

Upcoming events at The Corning Museum of Glass. For a listing of the daily live Glass Demos, see the calendar on the What's Happening page.

A green and yellow glass pumpkin sit on a wooden table.
September 3 - November 30, 2019

Celebrate the cooler weather and shorter days in a unique and memorable way this autumn at The Corning Museum of Glass. Buy glass pumpkins, Make Your Own Glass pumpkins, or watch the amazing Museum glassmakers make glass pumpkins.

Imagination to Creation: Oiva's Birds
September 27 - 29, 2019

CMoG is excited to once again host guest glassmakers Helena Welling and Juha Saarikko for a celebration of renowned designer Oiva Toikka’s glass birds. Visitors can watch their demos at The Studio Hot Shop September 27 through 29.

 
Helena Welling & Juha Saarikko: Live Streamed Guest Artist Demonstration
September 28, 2019 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Watch guest artists Helena Welling and Juha Saarikko from Iittala in a live, narrated demonstrations from the Amphitheater Hot Shop. Both glassmakers are visiting as part of the fourth 

Czeresko heats an object at the bench using a torch. The photo is in black and white.
October 1 - 6, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

See the winner of Blown Away work live at the Museum.

 
October 4 - 14, 2019

Jump into fall and shop the Glass Farmers Market. You’ll find the best in handmade glass, ready and waiting to be picked and perfect to adorn your fall table.

A woman stands in front of a large stained glass window, looking into its colorful nature design.
October 4 - 6, 2019

Experience The Corning Museum of Glass—from start to finish.

 
Czeresko uses a tool to adjust the yolk on an egg-inspired vase. The photo is in black and white.
October 14 - 17, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

Last chance to see the winner of Blown Away work live at the Museum!

Deborah Czeresko headshot
October 15, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm

See Guest Artist Deborah Czeresko, winner of the art glass competition show Blown Away, during a live, narrated demonstration in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on October 15.

 
October 16, 2019

Current active Ennion Society Members are invited to the 2019 Ennion Society Dinner, for an evening of exceptional food and conversation. Formal invitations to follow.

The Gay Agenda: Glass Edition
October 17, 2019 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join New Glass Now artists Tamas Abel, Deb Czeresko and Matthew Day Perez at this special panel programmed by LGBTQ+ young adults as they explore the intersections of art, artists, glass and queer identity.

 
October 18 - 19, 2019

The 58th annual Seminar at The Corning Museum of Glass will focus on New Glass Now, an international survey of contemporary glass. Seminar speakers will focus on the past, present, and future of contemporary glass.

October 24, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. On October 24, hear from glassmakers Matthew Curtis and Machiko Ito.

 
First Responders Appreciation Weekend
October 26 - 28, 2019

The Museum will honor the everyday heroes in our communities with free admission during First Responders Appreciation Weekend.

SOFA Chicago 2019
November 1 - 3, 2019

SOFA (which stands for Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) is one of the world's foremost fairs of contemporary arts and design.

 
Veterans Free Admission
November 1 - 30, 2019

To show appreciation for their service to our country, all military veterans will receive free admission to The Corning Museum of Glass through the month of November.

Veteran's Glassworking Experience
November 9 - 10, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

In recognition of those who have served our country, we’d like to show our gratitude by offering veterans and active military the opportunity to participate in a FREE one-hour Introduction to Glassworking lesson on November 9 and 10.

 
November 14, 2019 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Please join the yet-to-be-announced Rakow Commission Artist on November 14 at 6:30 pm for a lecture about their work, and for the unveiling of the 2019 Rakow Commission sculpture.

November 21, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. On November 21, hear from glassmakers Aya Oki and Brandyn Callahan, and designer Phirak Suon.

 
Visitors getting a tour in the Contemporary Art + Design Gallery
November 21, 2019 4:30pm to 6:00pm

On the third Thursday of March and November, the Education department hosts Evening for Educators, a free networking and professional development event for educators at all levels. Learn what’s new and how the Museum can help you meet New York State Common Core Learning Standards.

November 2300°: Finger Lakes Brewery Tastings
November 21, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm

At 2300°, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public.