Press Releases

Press Releases

Hot Glass Team
March 17, 2022
The Hot Glass Team at The Corning Museum of Glass is comprised of talented artists from across the world, united by their love for an inherently dangerous, endlessly captivating process and material: glass. 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the Museum’s hot glass demonstrations—a robust program... more
Artifacts from Roman-period burial site, 100-300 CE. Found in Flamersheim, Germany. Blown glass; copper alloy; earthenware; stone. Largest H. 28.5 cm; D: 28.7 cm. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York (66.1.241-245, 66.7.1 a-e, 66.7.2-5, 66.7.7).
March 14, 2022
On May 15, 2022, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will present, Past | Present: Expanding the Stories of Glass. The special exhibition will present selections from the Museum’s renowned permanent collection, and explore the richly nuanced stories and themes they convey. Spanning four... more
Artists-in-Residence at The Studio
January 21, 2022
Today, The Studio announced the 2022 Artists-in-Residence recipients: thirteen artists from around the world who will each spend one month at The Studio researching and experimenting with new techniques to further their work. Many of these artists were included in our 2020 residency program and are... more
The 36th Chamber, Leo Tecosky, Brooklyn, NY, 2021. 36th Rakow Commission, purchased with funds from the Juliette K. and Leonard S. Rakow Endowment Fund. 2021.4.19. Photo credit: The Corning Museum of Glass.
November 18, 2021
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) has named Brooklyn-based artist Leo Tecosky (b. 1981, USA) the recipient of the 2021 Rakow Commission. The prestigious award supports the creation of a new work of art in glass by an artist who is not yet represented in CMoG’s collection. For the Rakow Commission... more
Fire & Vine Object Grouping
April 27, 2021
As the summer travel season nears and COVID restrictions loosen across the United States, many are planning to venture beyond their local area for the first time in more than a year. The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) is a must-not-miss, bucket-list destination in New York’s Finger Lakes Wine... more
Wineglass, Tiffany Studios (1902–1932), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), Corona, New York, United States, about 1918–1925. 73.4.17 B.
April 15, 2021
On July 3, 2021, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG), located within New York State’s Finger Lakes Wine Country, will open Fire and Vine: The Story of Glass and Wine, a special exhibit exploring the deeply entwined relationship between wine and glass. Presenting the art, history, and... more
Rob Cassetti as Guest Judge on Blown Away Season 2
January 9, 2021
Arguably the hottest show on Netflix, the glassblowing competition series Blown Away–once again featuring expert glassmakers from The Corning Museum of Glass–returns for a second season on January 22, 2021. The Museum will also host an exhibit of work made during Season 2, featuring one... more
New Holiday Displays in 2020
November 16, 2020
The holidays sparkle at The Corning Museum of Glass, where a dazzling 14’ tree made entirely out of 2,000 glass ornaments greets visitors in the Admissions Lobby. This year, our collection of décor made by the Museum’s Hot Glass Demo Team is expanding to include symbols of culturally diverse... more
Scent flasks. England, 1760–about 1790. The Corning Museum of Glass.
October 23, 2020
On May 22, The Corning Museum of Glass will open the groundbreaking exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain During the 1700s. Presenting the glass objects that delighted the British elite, the exhibition examines how those goods defined social rituals... more
Chris Rochelle makes a You Design It; We Make It cat
October 5, 2020
The Corning Museum of Glass has announced a new line-up of live-streamed glassmaking programming for the fall and holiday season, with new demonstrations each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The line-up includes the ever-popular series You Design It; We Make It—only this time, people can... more

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