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.Undulating glass walls 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.Undulating glass walls of Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Main entrance building of Corning Museum of Glass. 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.
Main entrance building of Corning Museum of Glass. 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.Sculpture of glassblowers at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Sculpture of glassblowers at Corning Museum of Glass. 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.Sculpture of glassblowers at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Model of glass factory 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.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Model of glass factory 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.Glassblowing demonstration at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Glassblowing class 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.
Glassblowing class 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 (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 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Pyrex Trivet Engraved with view of Corning Glass Works probably engraved by Anthony F. Keller at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.View of Corning painting by J.S. Jennings at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Wall of glass flasks 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.Pyrex Trivet Engraved with view of Corning Glass Works (c1920-30) probably engraved by Anthony F. Keller at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.View of Corning painting (1851) by J.S. Jennings at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Wall of glass flasks at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Wall of glass flasks at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Specialized light glass lenses movie studio light ; flashing code beacon to warn of aircraft hazards; Fresnel lighthouse lens; floodlight to guide planes to airport ; lightship lens ; & railroad semaphore at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Box of glass eyes by Leopold Blaschka of Germany at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Meteor, Flower, Bird glass sculpture by Stanislav Libenský & Jaroslava Brychtová at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Wall of glass flasks at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Specialized light glass lenses (l-r) movie studio light (c1940); flashing code beacon to warn of aircraft hazards; Fresnel lighthouse lens; floodlight to guide planes to airport (c1946); lightship lens (c1915); & railroad semaphore (c1920) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Box of glass eyes (before 1887) by Leopold Blaschka of Germany 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 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.Gallery with modern art glass 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.Gallery with modern art glass at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Gallery with modern art glass at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Gallery with modern art glass at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Constellation art glass sculpture by Kiki Smith at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Study collection at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Gallery with modern art glass at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Gallery with modern art glass at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Constellation art glass sculpture (1996) by Kiki Smith at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Study collection at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
German glass in study collection at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Central entrance hall & gift shop at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Fall display at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Egyptian glass plaque head of hawk at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
German glass in study collection at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Central entrance hall & gift shop at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Fall display at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Egyptian glass plaque head of hawk (BCE) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Venetian nuptial goblet at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Bohemian glass goblet by Karl Pfohl at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.French Baccarat punch bowl displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1867 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.English glass cameo plaque with Moorish Bathers carved by George Woodall for Thomas Webb & Sons of Amblecote at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Venetian nuptial goblet (15th C) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. Bohemian glass goblet (c1850) by Karl Pfohl at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. French Baccarat punch bowl (1867) displayed at Paris World's Fair of 1867 at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY. English glass cameo plaque with Moorish Bathers (1898) carved by George Woodall for Thomas Webb & Sons of Amblecote at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Islamic green glass bowl with figures 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.
Islamic green glass bowl with figures (9th or 10th 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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