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Behind the Glass: Gallery Poetry, an evening of poetry inspired by the galleries at The Corning Museum of Glass

May 14, 2020 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Join us for an evening of poetry as local poets present their work in the Corning Museum of Glass galleries. This program is a partnership between the Museum and the Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes.

Poets include: 

  • Michael Czarnecki
  • ​Bob Ievers
  • Levi Bradigan
  • Mary A. Hood
  • Lexi Loss
  • Casey Winston
  • Bob McDonough 
  • Maril Nowak 
  • Karen Vogler 
  • Kidd Williams 
  • Steve Coffman 
  • Lafayette Wattles

This program is free and open to the public.  


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. All lectures are free and open to the public. Watch lectures on our YouTube Channel.