Press Releases

Press Releases

June 19, 2017
The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) has announced a new research residency program for artists, which will allow them to utilize the Museum’s resources, including the permanent collections and the holdings of the Rakow Research Library, to inform their practice. Named for CMoG’s former executive... more
April 12, 2017
As part of the kick-off for the Erie Canal’s bicentennial (2017-2025), The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will debut GlassBarge—a canal barge equipped with a patented mobile glassmaking hot shop. CMoG has traveled the world with its mobile hot shops, and this all-new, floating hot glass studio will... more
April 6, 2017
The Rakow Library at The Corning Museum of Glass is filled to the brim with information on glass and glassmaking. A cornerstone of the Museum’s campus, the Library is open to everyone, and offers guests a chance to learn more about every glass topic imaginable. The shelves are full of the expected... more
April 6, 2017
New High-Resolution Photography and Digital Displays Provide Visitors with Unprecedented Opportunity to Study Details of Extant Works from Around the Country The first exhibition to explore Louis C. Tiffany’s glass mosaics—an extraordinary, but little-known aspect of his artistic production—will... more
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