Press Releases

Press Releases

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
Dish It! Corelle at 50
July 22, 2020
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG), which reopened its doors on July 1 with new health and safety protocols, is now unveiling a special exhibition, Dish It! Corelle at 50. Commemorating the beloved American dinnerware’s 1970 introduction by Corning Glass Works, the exhibition showcases the... more
Abstract photo of fiber optics with words Connected by Glass Presented by The Corning Museum of Glass
April 30, 2020
While The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed, it is sharing a whole new slate of digital programs. On May 7, the Museum will launch a series of virtual live discussions titled Connected by Glass, which will feature Museum experts and special guests sharing insights into a range... more
Glassblowing Demonstrations
April 6, 2020
During its temporary closure, The Corning Museum of Glass is launching “Watch with the Artist,” a new online series on its award-winning YouTube channel. The series allows viewers a new way to engage live with talented glass artists, posing questions and commenting while watching past... more
YouTube Playlist
March 17, 2020
Currently, The Corning Museum of Glass is closed, and all scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice. It's vital that we do our part to promote social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19. And while you’re doing your part to stick close to home, we know you’ll... more
The Corning Museum of Glass; Photo: Iwan Baan
March 14, 2020
As a precautionary measure for public health and safety, The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and The Rockwell Museum will close temporarily to the public effective Monday, March 16 through April 12.     Pre-purchased Make Your Own Glass experiences coupled with admission passes for March 16 through... more
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

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