Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Tonight is 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass. If you don’t know what that means, you’re probably not from Corning and you can stop reading this post; we won’t hold it against you… for long. If you do live in Corning, you should definitely be there. 2300° is a party thrown by an internationally […]

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Posted on Oct 7, 2015 in Corning Museum of Glass, Local News

Yesterday in New York City, Corning, Inc. was recognized at a nation-wide gala for its exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and community. The Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), part of Americans for the Arts, recognizes ten businesses each year for their contributions. In addition to Corning, Inc., this year’s honorees included Ameriprise […]

Corning Museum of Glass Expands in a Big Way

Corning Museum of Glass Expands in a Big Way

The Contemporary Art + Design Wing at the Corning Museum of Glass is turning heads all throughout the art world. The architecture and design, naturally-lit artwork, and sheer magnitude of the project has caught the attention of art critics and glass enthusiasts everywhere. It’s hard to find the right perspective to describe this world-class institution […]

I just did something for the first time! NO! Not THAT, silly! This is not that kind of blog!

I just did something for the first time! NO! Not THAT, silly! This is not that kind of blog!

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass

I’ve lived in the greater Elmira/Corning area for nearly 16 years; 10 of those years as a parent. And I just did something here that I’ve never done before. I spent an afternoon with my family at the Corning Museum of Glass. Now, we’ve been there a million times, of course. We attended the Little Gather […]

The Art of Telling a Good Story

The Art of Telling a Good Story

“I’ll give you an example of pure luck: the way I got this job here, when I came up to Corning….” About 5 years ago, I persuaded Thomas S. Buechner to let me interview him to record his stories. He agreed, and we sat in his study from 2pm – 4pm in the afternoon for one week. […]

CMoG’s New Gallery Opens Dec. 2014

CMoG’s New Gallery Opens Dec. 2014

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 in Corning Museum of Glass

See photos and renderings of the awesome “reflective” exterior. CMoG’s new Contemporary Gallery opens Dec 2014.

Corning Artist Creates NASCAR Trophy

Corning Artist Creates NASCAR Trophy

Posted on Aug 10, 2013 in Corning Museum of Glass, Videos

A video about the creation of the NASCAR Trophy by local glass artist Eric Meek

CMoG’s Glass Camp

CMoG’s Glass Camp

Posted on Jul 24, 2013 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass has some awesome programs for kids & families.