Seasonal Programs


No matter the season, we’ve got glass-y activities at The Corning Museum of Glass. Join us in the fall for our colorful Glass Harvest, during the holidays for our Glass Holiday, and in the winter with our Glass Snow Family. You’ll also find special activities for Valentine’s Day, school breaks and more!

Upcoming Events

November 21, 2019 - January 7, 2020

Celebrate the season of sparkle and shine with an abundance of holiday-related activities and offerings at The Corning Museum of Glass. From Make Your Own Glass experiences to our Glittering Holiday Tree, the holidays are always merry and bright at the Museum.

Design Miami/ 2019
December 3 - 8, 2019

Work made at The Corning Museum of Glass will be presented at Design Miami/ this year. Cristina Grajales Gallery in cooperation with Paula Cooper Gallery is presenting, A Boy From Texas, a solo exhibition of recent sculpture and design by Robert Wilson.

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.

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!

December 11, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Emile Gallé’s vase, Les Hommes noirs (The dark men) was inspired by the Dreyfus Affair, a political and social scandal involving a French Jewish military officer, Alfred Dreyfus, who suffered a wrongful conviction for treason. The resulting cover-up divided French society for years. Robert Harris’...

Holiday Break Activities
December 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Make the Museum part of your holiday tradition! Take your family’s picture in front of our 14-foot ornament tree or get in the holiday spirit by going on a Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt. Enjoy a Hot Glass Demonstration, extended Make Your Own Glass hours, and more.

Glass Snow Family
January 7 - February 29, 2020

Our snowpeople are guaranteed to last the whole winter through—and then some! Warm up in our Make Your Own Glass Studio and make your own glass snowman, or buy one (or two) in our Shops. Don't miss the opportunity for a photo-op with our larger-than-life glass snow family.