Press Releases

Press Releases

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
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
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
November 14, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the appointment of James S. Gerhardt as its new chief advancement officer. Gerhardt brings more than 15 years of experience in the development of arts- and education-focused not-for-profit organizations to the Museum. He most recently served as the... more
November 10, 2016
This evening, The Corning Museum of Glass will unveil Stacked Grid Structure, this year’s Rakow Commission by Brooklyn-based American artist Thaddeus Wolfe. Wolfe creates multi-layered, highly-textured, angular mold-blown vessels, sculptures, and lighting fixtures. Stacked Grid... more
September 12, 2016
Steuben Glass, the American luxury crystal brand renowned for its distinguished decorative collectibles, signature tableware designs, and prestigious corporate gifts, is breathing new life into its celebrated tradition of collaborating with leading designers to develop the next generation of... more
August 24, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass has named Thaddeus Wolfe, a Brooklyn-based American artist known for colorful, multi-layered, highly-textured mold-blown vessels, as the recipient of the Rakow Commission in 2016. Situated at the nexus between art, design, and craft, Wolfe’s objects are refined... more
July 13, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) today announced the appointment of Dr. Christopher (Kit) Maxwell as curator of European glass. A curator and scholar, Maxwell has a varied background in the academic, museum, and gallery world. In his new role, Maxwell will be responsible for the acquisition,... more
May 31, 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today the selection of artist Anna Mlasowsky as the second of two Specialty Glass Artists-in-Residence for 2016. Her approach to glass exploration combines an interest in culture and science, making her an ideal candidate... more
May 19, 2016
In May 1996, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass opened its doors to eager teachers and students from around the world. Ever since, it has captivated countless people with the magic of glassmaking, making the material accessible to beginners and advanced students alike, encouraging them to... more

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