Events

Events

Upcoming events at The Corning Museum of Glass. For a listing of the daily live Glass Demos, see the calendar on the What's Happening page.

A green and yellow glass pumpkin sit on a wooden table.
September 3 - November 30, 2019

Celebrate the cooler weather and shorter days in a unique and memorable way this autumn at The Corning Museum of Glass. Buy glass pumpkins, Make Your Own Glass pumpkins, or watch the amazing Museum glassmakers make glass pumpkins.

October 18 - 19, 2019

The 58th annual Seminar at The Corning Museum of Glass will focus on New Glass Now, an international survey of contemporary glass. Seminar speakers will focus on the past, present, and future of contemporary glass.

 
October 24, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. On October 24, hear from glassmakers Matthew Curtis and Machiko Ito.

First Responders Appreciation Weekend
October 26 - 28, 2019

The Museum will honor the everyday heroes in our communities with free admission during First Responders Appreciation Weekend.

 
SOFA Chicago 2019
November 1 - 3, 2019

SOFA (which stands for Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) is one of the world's foremost fairs of contemporary arts and design.

Veterans Free Admission
November 1 - 30, 2019

To show appreciation for their service to our country, all military veterans will receive free admission to The Corning Museum of Glass through the month of November.

 
Veteran's Glassworking Experience
November 9 - 10, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

In recognition of those who have served our country, we’d like to show our gratitude by offering veterans and active military the opportunity to participate in a FREE one-hour Introduction to Glassworking lesson on November 9 and 10.

November 12, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

In this live stream from the Conservation Lab, watch as Steve Koob, chief conservator, Astrid van Giffen, associate conservator, and Lianne Uesato, assistant conservator share how they clean and ca

 
November 14, 2019 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Please join the yet-to-be-announced Rakow Commission Artist on November 14 at 6:30 pm for a lecture about their work, and for the unveiling of the 2019 Rakow Commission sculpture.

November 21, 2019 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Throughout the year, Artists-in-Residence at The Studio lecture about their work. On November 21, hear from glassmakers Aya Oki and Brandyn Callahan, and designer Phirak Suon.

 
Visitors getting a tour in the Contemporary Art + Design Gallery
November 21, 2019 4:30pm to 6:00pm

On the third Thursday of March and November, the Education department hosts Evening for Educators, a free networking and professional development event for educators at all levels. Learn what’s new and how the Museum can help you meet New York State Common Core Learning Standards.

Waterford Signing with Master Craftsman Tom Brennan
November 21, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at The Shops during November's 2300° from 6 - 8 pm for a special signing event featuring Master Craftsman and Spokesperson,

 
November 2300°: Finger Lakes Brewery Tastings
November 21, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm

At 2300°, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public.

Just After Thanksgiving Sale
November 29 - December 1, 2019

Visit The Shops for the best holiday deals in town! You’ll find great discounts (up to 85%!) on holiday items and gifts, from glittering ornaments and jewelry to home decorations and handmade glass items from around the world.

 
Holiday Open House
December 7 - 8, 2019

Get into the holiday spirit with free admission, craft activities, live music, and special glassmaking experiences. Visit and get your picture taken with Santa, make your own holiday sandblasted drinking glass, and visit the Annual Studio Glass Sale.

Holiday Open House Sale
December 7 - 8, 2019

Make Holiday Open House Weekend extra special by picking out the perfect gifts for your friends and family in the Museum Shops. Take 20% off in-store regularly priced purchases.*

 
Annual Studio Glass Sale
December 7 - 8, 2019 9:00am to 5:00pm

Find one-of-a-kind pieces of glass art made by the nationally and internationally known artists who create work at The Studio throughout the year. You'll find original works in glass at great prices—a perfect place to start your holiday shopping!

Artist Appearance with Teresa Thibault
December 7 - 8, 2019 10:00am to 4:00pm

Teresa of Heart Gifts by Teresa will be in The Shops to personalize her original, hand painted ornaments. Choose from any of the numerous designs by Teresa and she will personalize your ornament with a name, date, or special message.

 
December 2300°
December 19, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The holiday season is filled with parties, but we promise, this is the one you just can't miss. Join us for live glassmaking, great music, and a festive good time for all at December's 2300°!