With no end in sight for the partial government shutdown, Corning museums are making a special offer to impacted government workers. Through the end of the shutdown, both The Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell Museum will offer free admission for each federal employee and one adult guest when they show their government ID at the admissions desks.
“This is a tough time for our nation and its employees,” said Beth Duane, CMoG’s chief marketing and communications officer. “Many museums across the country have started offering free admission in an effort to make the situation a tiny bit better, and we wanted to do our part, as well.”
Adult admission tickets normally cost $20 at CMoG and $11.50 at The Rockwell. Both museums always offer a 50% discount for local residents (zip codes starting with 148, 149, and 169), and kids and teens 17 and under are free. Make Your Own Glass tickets can be purchased on CMoG.org or in person at CMoG.
The offers give federal government employees access to museum programs, including Hot Glass Demos and science and technology displays at CMoG, and special exhibitions Curious and Curiouser: Surprising finds from the Rakow Library at CMoG, and Antigravity! Through the Thread by Crystal Gregory at The Rockwell. This is a last chance to see both exhibitions as they close in February.
Your ticket to The Rockwell also includes access to the all-new KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab, located just around the corner at 36 E. Market Street.