Press Releases

Press Releases

Harbour Road, Lybster, Karlyn Sutherland, United Kingdom, England, Sunderland, and Scotland, Lybster, 2017. 32nd Rakow Commission. 2017.2.4.
November 13, 2017
The Corning Museum of Glass has unveiled Harbour Road, Lybster, the 2017 Rakow Commission created by Dr. Karlyn Sutherland. Originally trained as an architect, Sutherland describes her work in glass as an extension of the sensibilities and skills she honed while investigating the attachments... more
Nocturnes Installation in white bronze. Photography: Martin Polak. Provided by Karen LaMonte.
September 18, 2017
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today their selection of Karen LaMonte as the Specialty Glass Artist-in-Residence in 2018. The residency is a joint program of the Museum and Corning that gives the selected artist access to specialty glass materials... more
Dr. Karlyn Sutherland, 2017 Rakow Commission Artist. Photo provided by the artist.
August 8, 2017
The Corning Museum of Glass has named Dr. Karlyn Sutherland, a Scottish emerging artist, as the recipient of the 32nd Rakow Commission. She is known for evocative sculptures, fused wall pieces and site-specific installations that explore the emotional power of place. Originally trained as an... more
David Whitehouse Artist Residency for Research
June 19, 2017
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) has announced a new research residency program for artists, which will allow them to utilize the Museum’s resources, including the permanent collections and the holdings of the Rakow Research Library, to inform their practice. Named for CMoG’s former executive... more
April 12, 2017
As part of the kick-off for the Erie Canal’s bicentennial (2017-2025), The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will debut GlassBarge—a canal barge equipped with a patented mobile glassmaking hot shop. CMoG has traveled the world with its mobile hot shops, and this all-new, floating hot glass studio will... more
McCauley and Hostetter Standing in Front of 200-Inch Disk. Ayers A. Stevens (American, 1883-1964), United States, New York, Corning, 1935. George V. McCauley papers. CMGL 116516.
April 6, 2017
The Rakow Library at The Corning Museum of Glass is filled to the brim with information on glass and glassmaking. A cornerstone of the Museum’s campus, the Library is open to everyone, and offers guests a chance to learn more about every glass topic imaginable. The shelves are full of the expected... more
Mural, The Dream Garden, 1916. Tiffany Studios. Glass mosaic. Curtis Publishing Company Building (now The Curtis Center & Dream Garden); mural in the collection of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (2001.15, partial bequest of John W. Merriam; partial purchase with funds provided by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts; partial gift of Bryn Mawr College, The University of the Arts, and The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
April 6, 2017
New High-Resolution Photography and Digital Displays Provide Visitors with Unprecedented Opportunity to Study Details of Extant Works from Around the Country The first exhibition to explore Louis C. Tiffany’s glass mosaics—an extraordinary, but little-known aspect of his artistic production—will... more
Karol Wight, president and executive director, The Corning Museum of Glass
February 12, 2017
Dr. Karol Wight, president and executive director of The Corning Museum of Glass, has been appointed to a US State Department advisory post on the Cultural Property Advisory Committee. Former President Obama confirmed the appointment on January 11. The Committee advises the president and other... more
Martin Janecky: Study of the Dia De Los Muertos, at Corning Museum of Glass 2016.
January 12, 2017
*All images were provided by the artists. Please credit them individually. Martin Janecky February 13-March 20; Public lecture on March 9 Martin Janecky began his career with glass at the age of 13 and later explored sculpting methods in the Czech Republic. Janecky teaches and demonstrates... more
Mural, The Dream Garden, 1916. Tiffany Studios. Glass mosaic. Curtis Publishing Company Building (now The Curtis Center & Dream Garden); mural in the collection of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (2001.15, partial bequest of John W. Merriam; partial purchase with funds provided by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts; partial gift of Bryn Mawr College, The University of the Arts, and The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
November 15, 2016
The first exhibition to explore Louis C. Tiffany’s glass mosaics—an extraordinary but little-known aspect of his artistic production—will be presented by The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) from May 20, 2017, through January 7, 2018. Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics, organized jointly by CMoG and... more

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