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The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. All previously scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice.



Learn, grow, share—Become a Volunteer at The Corning Museum of Glass

Volunteering at The Corning Museum of Glass is an exciting and enriching way to make a difference and get involved in your community. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities and provide ongoing training and support. Whether you are a teenager interested in learning about museums, a seasoned patron of the arts, or someone in between, we have a place for you on our volunteer team!

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Today’s post is by Museum docent Rich LaVere. Right about this time last year, I found myself in a unique position. After closing a video and photography studio in Elmira, N.Y., that I ran for 12 years, I faced life as a freelancer. Having more time on my hands than I was accustomed to, I set out... more
Dennis Jacob Today’s post comes from teen volunteer, Dennis Jacob. Dennis is an eighth grader at the Alternative School for Math and Science. He has lived in and around Corning for his entire life, and is well-versed with the community. He has a keen interest in academics, from geography to... more
Today’s post is from Museum Explainer Meredith Rector. Sometimes even computers need help. This is something that I have learned in the past few weeks volunteering at the Rakow Research Library. I work as a Museum Explainer, but when I had a volunteer requirement to fulfill, I wanted to delve... more