- The Corning Museum of Glass
- One Museum Way
- Corning, NY 14830
- November 15, 2018 to March 21, 2019
- Admission is Free. There is a charge for food and drinks.
- Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday
At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass.
This series of free, themed events features live glassmaking demonstrations by guest artists, live music and great regional fare.
When: 6 to 8 pm. Third Thursday of each month (November--March). Special date for May 2300°.
Cost: Admission is Free. There is a charge for food and drinks. No registration is required.
Make a Night of it! Our partners at The Staybridge Suites offer overnight lodging, and Museum admission to use before or after the free event. Contact the hotel directly to take advantage of this offer. Enter the dates of the upcoming 2300° event to see the package or call the property at +1 (607) 936-7800.
From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there’s something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. Explore 3,500 years of glassmaking history in the world’s largest collection of glass, featuring 45,000 pieces of classic and contemporary glass art. At the Hot Glass Show, watch live, narrated, glassmaking demonstrations, and see master glassblowers create stunning pieces before your eyes. Flameworking, Optical Fiber, and Glassbreaking Demos are also offered throughout the day. The only thing better than watching the wonder of glassmaking is trying it yourself! Make Your Own Glass in short, daily workshops: choose from fused picture frames and suncatchers, sandblasted drinking glasses, flameworked beads, pulled-glass flowers or delicate blown ornaments. Get hands-on with the science of glass at Do It! stations in the Innovation Center. Best of all, kids and teens 17 and under are free; adult admission is $19.50. AAA/CAA, Military, Student, and 55+ receive a 15% discount. Local residents receive a 50% discount. Open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, the Museum is open until 8:00 pm.
The Corning Museum of Glass is part of the Points of Inspiration Architecture Trail. For more information and stops on the trail, visit www.pointsofinspiration.net.