Corning Museum of Glass Photos

The Corning Museum of Glass contains one of the most extensive collections of historical and modern glass in America. It is housed in a modern building on stilts with undulating glass walls. Several architectural firms have expanded the museum over the years.

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Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Undulating glass walls of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Corning Museum of Glass & Guthrie Building. Corning, NY.Facade of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Corning Museum of Glass (1951-2000). Corning, NY. Architect: Harrison & Abramowitz (1951) + Gunnar Birkerts (1980) + Smith-Miller & Hawkinson (2000).Undulating glass walls of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Corning Museum of Glass & Guthrie Building. Corning, NY.Facade of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Entrance of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Corning Houghton Park building & glass blowing demonstration wing of Corning Museum of Glass with Y shaped roof. Corning, NY.Corning Houghton Park building. Corning, NY.Glass wall structure in Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Entrance of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Corning Houghton Park building & glass blowing demonstration wing of Corning Museum of Glass with Y shaped roof. Corning, NY.Corning Houghton Park building (1953) (9 floors). Corning, NY. Architect: Harrison, Abramovitz & Abbe.Glass wall structure in Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Sculpture of glassblowers at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Tower made of 680 Corningware casseroles at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Sculpture of glassblowers at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Tower made of 680 Corningware casseroles at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Sculpture of spectacle maker Hans Lippershey & Leeuwenhoek's discoveries of principles of telescope at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Warner & Swasey refracting telescope with first casting of 200-inch glass blank for Palomar Observatory at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.First casting of 200-inch glass blank for Palomar Observatory at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.View of Corning painting by J.S. Jennings at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Sculpture of spectacle maker Hans Lippershey & Leeuwenhoek's discoveries of principles of telescope at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Warner & Swasey refracting telescope (c1881) with first casting of 200-inch glass blank for Palomar Observatory (1934) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.First casting of 200-inch glass blank for Palomar Observatory (1934) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.View of Corning painting (1851) by J.S. Jennings at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Meteor, Flower, Bird glass sculpture by Stanislav Libenský & Jaroslava Brychtová at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Fern Green Tower glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Macchia Seaform Group of glass sculptures by Dale Chihuly at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Modern glass vessels by Lino Tagliapietra at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Meteor, Flower, Bird glass sculpture (1980) by Stanislav Libenský & Jaroslava Brychtová at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Fern Green Tower glass sculpture (2000) by Dale Chihuly at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Macchia Seaform Group of glass sculptures (1982) by Dale Chihuly at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Modern glass vessels (1997) by Lino Tagliapietra at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Egyptian glass plaque head of hawk at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Venetian nuptial goblet at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Detail of Louis Comfort Tiffany's Rochroane Castle stained glass window at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Steuben Blue Aurene glass flattened vase at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Egyptian glass plaque head of hawk (BCE) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. Venetian nuptial goblet (15th C) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. Detail of Louis Comfort Tiffany's Rochroane Castle stained glass window at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. Steuben Blue Aurene glass flattened vase (1920-30) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.

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