Press Releases

Press Releases

Artists-in-Residence at The Studio
January 15, 2020
Today, The Studio announced the 2020 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. Included in this group is the first recipient of the newly established... more
Pair of girandoles, about 1785.
October 22, 2019
Today The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced its spring exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and Social Life in Britain During the 1700s will open May 9, 2020. With exhibition design by Selldorf Architects, In Sparkling Company will present the glittering costume and... more
Rakow Research Library
October 16, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass today announced the appointment of two key staff members who will work to advance the scholarship and programmatic offerings of the Rakow Research Library and The Studio of the Museum. Kevin Reynolds: Chief Librarian Kevin Reynolds has spent more than two decades in... more
Spencer Finch at Bullseye Glass
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the commission of a new work by renowned contemporary artist Spencer Finch (b. 1962, USA), whose multidisciplinary practice explores the beauty and complexity of everyday moments. The site-specific work, which will be on view at the Museum... more
New Glass Now Exhibition
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) is presenting diverse programming dedicated to contemporary glass and celebrating the artists and designers who are pushing boundaries in the field. Today, the Museum announced two major new commissions by artists Spencer Finch, widely admired for his exploration... more
Beth Lipman Headshot
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Corning Incorporated have selected renowned American artist Beth Lipman (b. 1971) as the latest recipient of the Specialty Glass Residency. The artist will be given special access to Corning Incorporated’s patented materials and the Museum’s collection and... more
Untitled, Corning Museum, David Colton
October 4, 2019
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) has named David Colton (b. 1974, USA) as the recipient of the 2019 Rakow Commission. Colton’s practice comprises abstract borosilicate sculptures and functional glass pipes. He has created a new work for the 34th annual commission called Untitled, Corning... more
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

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