Press Releases

Press Releases

Abstract photo of fiber optics with words Connected by Glass Presented by The Corning Museum of Glass
April 30, 2020
While The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed, it is sharing a whole new slate of digital programs. On May 7, the Museum will launch a series of virtual live discussions titled Connected by Glass, which will feature Museum experts and special guests sharing insights into a range... more
Glassblowing Demonstrations
April 6, 2020
During its temporary closure, The Corning Museum of Glass is launching “Watch with the Artist,” a new online series on its award-winning YouTube channel. The series allows viewers a new way to engage live with talented glass artists, posing questions and commenting while watching past... more
YouTube Playlist
March 17, 2020
Currently, The Corning Museum of Glass is closed, and all scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice. It's vital that we do our part to promote social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19. And while you’re doing your part to stick close to home, we know you’ll... more
The Corning Museum of Glass; Photo: Iwan Baan
March 14, 2020
As a precautionary measure for public health and safety, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and The Rockwell Museum will close temporarily to the public effective Monday, March 16 through April 12.     Pre-purchased Make Your Own Glass experiences coupled with admission passes for March 16 through... more
Artists-in-Residence at The Studio
January 15, 2020
Today, The Studio announced the 2020 Artists-in-Residence recipients: twelve artists from around the world who will each spend one month at The Studio researching and experimenting with new techniques to further their work. Included in this group is the first recipient of the newly established... more
Pair of girandoles, about 1785.
October 22, 2019
Today The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced its spring exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and Social Life in Britain During the 1700s will open May 9, 2020. With exhibition design by Selldorf Architects, In Sparkling Company will present the glittering costume and... more
Rakow Research Library
October 16, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass today announced the appointment of two key staff members who will work to advance the scholarship and programmatic offerings of the Rakow Research Library and The Studio of the Museum. Kevin Reynolds: Chief Librarian Kevin Reynolds has spent more than two decades in... more
Spencer Finch at Bullseye Glass
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the commission of a new work by renowned contemporary artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962, USA), whose multidisciplinary practice explores the beauty and complexity of everyday moments. The site-specific work, which will be on view at the Museum... more
New Glass Now Exhibition
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) is presenting diverse programming dedicated to contemporary glass and celebrating the artists and designers who are pushing boundaries in the field. Today, the Museum announced two major new commissions by artists Spencer Finch, widely admired for his exploration... more
Beth Lipman Headshot
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Corning Incorporated have selected renowned American artist Beth Lipman (b. 1971) as the latest recipient of the Specialty Glass Residency. The artist will be given special access to Corning Incorporated’s patented materials and the Museum’s collection and... more

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