Events at CMOG

Events at CMOG

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.

150 Years in the Crystal City
May 25 - September 22, 2018

This summer, we are celebrating the 150th anniversary of glassmaking arriving in Corning. Discover our city’s intriguing history with riveting demonstrations, immersive displays, and interactive activities all summer long.

Glass Pumpkins
September 4 - November 30, 2018

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 our amazing glassmakers make glass pumpkins.

 
Road Scholars Glassmaking Course at The Studio
September 17 - 20, 2018 9:00am to 4:00pm

Immerse yourself in glass! The Road Scholars program offers life-long learners the opportunity to engage in a four-day immersive glassmaking workshop. Students will learn basic skills in glassblowing, flameworking, kiln casting, and sandblasting.

Glass Farmers Market
September 21 - October 8, 2018

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.

 
Harvest Homecoming
September 22, 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm

Help us close out our summer celebration of 150 years of glassmaking in the Crystal City with the Harvest Homecoming. Browse the Glass Farmers Market, welcome home our glassblowers who spent the summer traveling the state aboard GlassBarge, and experience demos, tours and more.

Photo courtesy of the Wineglass Marathon Facebook page
September 28 - 30, 2018

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

 
Pumpkin Making Marathon
October 6 - 8, 2018 9:00am to 5:00pm

Watch our talented gaffers take a blob of molten glass and finesse it into one of our seasonal favorites — pumpkins!

Aaron Pexa
October 11, 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. Each free lecture begins at noon and is open to the public.

 
Imagination to Creation: Oiva's Birds
October 18 - 21, 2018

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.

57th Annual Seminar on Glass
October 19 - 20, 2018

The 57th annual Seminar at The Corning Museum of Glass will focus on the theme of cut and engraved glass. Seminar speakers will explore international influences on this art form from 1825–1945.

 
Veterans Free Admission
November 1 - 30, 2018

To show our 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.

SOFA Chicago 2018
November 1 - 4, 2018

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

 
Road Scholars Glassmaking Course at The Studio
November 5 - 8, 2018 9:00am to 4:00pm

Immerse yourself in glass! The Road Scholars program offers life-long learners the opportunity to engage in a four-day immersive glassmaking workshop. Students will learn basic skills in glassblowing, flameworking, kiln casting, and sandblasting.

Behind the Glass: November
November 8, 2018 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Behind the Glass lectures take place the second Thursday of the month. These events include the Museum’s popular Meet the Artist lectures, as well as talks by curators, writers, and historians.

 
Glass Wonderland
November 10, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Celebrate the season of sparkle and shine with an abundance of holiday-related activities and offerings at The Corning Museum of Glass. From Make Your Own Glass experiences to our Glittering Holiday Tree, the holidays are always merry and bright at the Museum.

Veteran's Glassworking Experience
November 10 - 11, 2018 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 10 and 11.

 
 Penelope Rakov
November 15, 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. Each free lecture begins at noon and is open to the public.

Evening for Educators
November 15, 2018 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 at the Museum and how our school tours can help you meet New York State Common Core Learning Standards.

 
2300°:November
November 15, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

At 2300° Fahrenheit, 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.

Members Only Holiday Shopping
November 22 - December 31, 2018

Have the most fun you’ve ever had holiday shopping and take advantage of this great opportunity to get something one-of-a-kind and just right for everyone on your list. Members can save 25% on non-sale items in the Museum Shops and online.