Spring Break Activities
- Corning Museum of Glass
- One Museum Way
- Corning, NY 14830
- April 13, 2019 to April 20, 2019
- Included in Museum admission
- Recurring daily
Slide on down and get your game on for Spring Break. Visit the Museum for lots of family-friendly activities that will keep both you and the kids busy and happy. Admission for kids and teens is always free, and local residents (living in ZIP codes beginning with 148, 149, or 169) can visit for just $10, making the full line-up of events and activities an affordable option for families of all size.
Games in the galleries
Take a wander through our galleries to enjoy puzzle games, chess, and Memory featuring objects in our collection.
Join us in the Education Lab for an unforgettable Spring Break full of fun and (BIG) games for all ages! Play BIG games using over-sized checkers and cards, marble games, and even an interactive collaborative art game.
Make Your Own Glass Tic-Tac-Toe
Make Your Own Glass Tic-Tac-Toe game. From colors to letters to shapes, you can make whatever you want and play tic-tac-toe in style.
You Design It; We Make It!
Try your hand at designing your own glass masterpiece. With You Design It; We Make It!, glassmaking comes alive for Museum guests of all ages. Wednesday, April 10 and Saturday, April 13 from 10 am to 12 pm.
Test your super-sleuthing skills with our spring-time Garden Gallery Hunt. Or see if you can find a little glass bunny hiding in a gallery case amongst our collection objects.
What's the Use? Carts
Visit our docents at various What’s the Use? Carts stationed around the 35 Centuries of Glass Galleries. Test your knowledge and see if you can guess how an object in our collection might have been used.
Glass Through the Ages guided tours
All ages are welcome to join our docents for a guided tour of the Museum. Tours are daily April 13 through 21 at 11 am, 1, and 3 pm. Guests should meet in the admissions lobby.
Corning Connect Car
See the concept car that shows how glass can shape the design and function of automobiles of the future.
Rui Sasaki's Liquid Sunshine
Immerse yourself in Rui Sasaki's glowing room-sized installation, Liquid Sunshine/I am a Pluviophile.
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 Glass Breaking 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 $20. AAA/CAA, Military, College Student, and 62+ receive a 15% discount ($17). 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.