Summer Family Fun

Summer Family Fun

Just for summer: Must-do activities for kids and families

Open until 8 pm through September 3; adults can save more after 4. Museum admission is valid for 2 consecutive days.

Be an Explorer

Be an Explorer

Gallery Hunts: Be a glass detective with our Gallery Activity Sheets, available at gallery entrances.

GlassApp Scavenger Hunt: Test your observation skills in the Contemporary Art + Design Gallery while you hunt for art in our collection.

Explainers: Enjoy hands-on experiences led by young volunteers trained in the art, history, and science of glass.

Be a Maker

Be a Maker

Make Your Own Glass: You and your family can do just about anything with glass, from hot glassworking and flameworking to fusing and sandblasting. Opportunities exist for all ages. No experience is necessary. Fee required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Be a Designer

Be a Designer

You Design It; We Make It! Design your own glass masterpiece and submit your drawing to our glassmakers. Each week in summer, one lucky artist will see their drawings made in glass.

Make Your Own Art: Create a design inspired by the patterns found in Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900 – 1937. Then visit the West Bridge to choose a pattern and make rubbings from textured glass.

Be Amazed

Be Amazed

50+ glassmaking demos all day, every day!

Don’t miss our summer-only, fan-favorite daily demonstrations. See our expert gaffers make popcorn using hot glass, learn the history of the Crystal City in a brand-new demo, find out how our glassblowers are inspired by our collection, watch glassworkers make intricate patterns using a cutting wheel, and so much more.

 

Little Gather: FREE entertainment for kids on Wednesdays

Little Gather: Taikoza  Little Gather: Doc Possum Little Gather: The Science of Magic with Super Scientific Circus Little Gather: Dave Ruch Little Gather: Magical World of Books – Janice Spagnola Little Gather: Mohamed Diaby

 

Introduce little ones to the Museum through Little Gather, a popular free summer program on Wednesday mornings, featuring storytelling, puppet shows, magic shows, music, and lots of fun. Enrich your kids’ experience by exploring the galleries after each Little Gather to discover objects related to that day’s topic. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

NEW THIS SUMMER ... All attendees receive FREE Museum admission after every show.


4 Ways to save this summer at The Corning Museum of Glass

Kids & Teens ages 17 and under are always FREE

Kids ages 17 and under are always FREE

Not only are kids welcome, they are welcome to experience the Museum at no cost.

Save more after 4

Save more after 4

Get a $4 discount off adult admission (regularly $19.50) when you purchase online and arrive after 4 pm. Museum admission is always valid for two consecutive days.

Proud to be a Blue Star Museum

Proud to be a Blue Star Museum

Active military and their families receive free admission all summer long.

Free admission for adults after Little Gather

Free admission for adults after Little Gather

The whole family can enjoy the Museum’s galleries for free after the show.