Press Releases

Press Releases

CMoG Team on Blown Away
June 17, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass is a proud collaborator on an exciting, new competition series, Blown Away—created by producers marblemedia and a co-production of Netflix and Blue Ant Media of Toronto. The 10-episode show, which will bring the art of glassblowing to a global audience through... more
Earthrise is a photograph of Earth and some of the Moon's surface that was taken from lunar orbit by astronaut William Anders on December 24, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission.
April 4, 2019
Timed to the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, The Corning Museum of Glass will present a special display that invites visitors to get hands-on and explore the integral role glass has played in space exploration. Journey to the Moon: How Glass Got Us There opens on June... more
Liquid Sunshine / I am a Pluviophile, Rui Sasaki, Japan, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, 2018. Blown glass with phosphorescent material, broad spectrum UV lights, motion detector. 33rd Rakow Commission. Photo by Yasushi Ichikawa.
March 22, 2019
Japanese artist and educator Rui Sasaki was selected to create the Museum’s 33rd Rakow Commission, which will be featured as the 100th work in New Glass Now. Sasaki will visit CMoG to deliver a Behind the Glass lecture about her work on March 28 at 6:30 p.m., after which, her work will be... more
William Gudenrath at work in The Studio.
February 1, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will host a live launch party to celebrate its new digital publication, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian-Style Glassworking, by artist and scholar William Gudenrath. The sequel to the popular title The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian... more
Colour Therapy: Washington, D.C. + Budapest
January 23, 2019
Throughout 2019, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present diverse programming dedicated to contemporary glass, including dynamic exhibitions, installations, residencies, and public programs celebrating innovations in the medium and the artists and designers who are pushing those boundaries... more
Artists-in-Residence at The Studio
January 17, 2019
Corning, N.Y.—Today, The Studio announced the 2019 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. Additionally, two artists and two scholars have been... more
Problematica (Foam Rock), Sarah Briland
November 29, 2018
Today The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced that 100 artists—representing 32 nationalities and working in 25 countries—have been selected to exhibit in New Glass Now, a global survey of contemporary glass and the first exhibition of its kind organized by the Museum in 40 years. The... more
Ormand Oak PWV214. Mark Peiser, with the assistance of Dale Brownscombe, Penland, NC, 1979. H. 20.2 cm, Diam. 21.8 cm (2007.4.195). Gift of the Ben W. Heineman Sr. Family.
October 29, 2018
Celebrated craftsman Mark Peiser has been selected for the 2019 Specialty Glass Residency, a collaboration between Corning Incorporated and The Corning Museum of Glass. A pioneer and perfectionist, Peiser has worked with glass for more than 50 years and has produced a body of work that is notably... more
GlassBarge Launches in Brooklyn.
May 16, 2018
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today launches GlassBarge through May 28 at One°15 Brooklyn Marina in Brooklyn Bridge Park, offering free public glassblowing demonstrations aboard a 30’ x 80’ canal barge specially equipped with the Museum’s patented all-electric glassmaking equipment.... more
GlassBarge 2018 Tour
March 15, 2018
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the schedule for GlassBarge, which will offer free public glassmaking demonstrations at each scheduled stop during its four-month tour, launching on May 17 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It will then travel north on the Hudson, then westward... more