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Corning Museum of Glass

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The Corning Museum of Glass offers a unique environment for evening receptions and dinners, large professional conferences, lectures, educational experiences for all ages, and corporate recognition events. Each of our rental areas is sure to delight the senses and contribute to a truly wonderful experience. The Museum is the perfect place to be inspired, educated, and entertained. Our professional event staff will ensure that you have the best experience possible.


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  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description The Corning Museum of Glass is home to the world’s most comprehensive and celebrated collection of glass. The self-guided tour of the Museum begins in the Contemporary Art + Design Galleries, the world’s largest space dedicated to the display of contemporary art and design in glass, and continues through the Innovation Center, which offers an interactive look at the way new discoveries in glass have changed the world. It continues on to the 35 Centuries of Glass Galleries, showcasing more than 3,500 years of glass works in the Museum's collection, and the Contemporary Glass Gallery featuring works from 1975-2000. The tour includes Hot Glass Demos, live narrated demonstrations of hot glassblowing offered all day, every day.
  • Exhibits 17
  • Reception Capacity 800
  • Theatre Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 300
  • Number of Rooms 8

Meeting Rooms

Admissions Lobby
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 300
  • Theater Capacity: 750
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 600
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 70
Innovation Center
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Outdoor Areas
  • Reception Capacity: 330
Seminar Room- Rakow Library
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 48
The Cafe
  • Classroom Capacity: 125
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 225
Upper West Bridge Lobby
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 150

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