The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Corning Museum of Glass opened The Studio in 1996, to give artists a place to practice their craft and for the community and students to learn more about the art of glass making – an art that has quite literally put Corning on the map. In the twenty years since its founding, The Studio has […]

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Corning is a tourist town. There’s just no sugarcoating it. In fact, Corning is the third most visited city in New York, coming in behind NYC and Niagara Falls, respectively. The Corning Museum of Glass is the biggest contributor to those tourism numbers, attracting more that 460,000 visitors to the city in 2015 alone. Our […]

You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

We’re big fans of the Corning Museum of Glass, as we’re sure you can tell. We’re not the kind of people that need any specific reason to visit the museum because, for us, the museum is the reason to visit. But we’re also not so naive to think that everyone has the same mindset, and sometimes, […]

What’s Going On? – 2300°, Of Course!

What’s Going On? – 2300°, Of Course!

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 in Area Fun!, Local Arts

It’s the third Thursday of the month, and you know that what means – 2300° is back! Our friends at the Corning Museum of Glass have switched things up a bit. Tonight’s event, appropriately titled 2300°: Fire & Ice, offers a little more than the usual 2300° celebration. It’ll feature all of the things you […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

As you’ve probably already figured out, there’s always something fun to do on the weekends here in Corning. We’ll get right down to our favorites. 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass: December 17 The Crystal City’s hottest event is back for round two! Tonight’s 2300° celebration at the Corning Museum of Glass runs from […]

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

As always, there’s a lot going on throughout Corning this weekend. Check out some of the highlights below: 41st Annual Sparkle, December 5 There’s a reason that Sparkle’s dubbed the crowned jewel of the Gaffer District’s Crystal City Christmas events schedule. Running from 5-9pm, Market Street will close to feature craft and food vendors, family […]

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 […]

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 […]