Event Details

Oct 21, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm
Throughout the Museum
Type Family

Learn more about the techniques behind some of our fall exhibitions! Explore the exhibitions, drop in on art activities, and more. 

This event will feature demonstrations of flameworking by the Corning Museum of Glass and papermaking by Charles Heasley from SUNY Cortland. Learn about the underwater world of the Blaschka glass marine animals, and find out why watermarks were important to Rembrandt. Try your hand at basic artistic processes like drawing and collage inspired by art on view. Cider and donuts provided!


Drop-in art activities (various locations)

Flameworking demonstration by the Corning Museum of Glass in the wing lobby

Special programs

10:30 AM
Gallery introduction by curator Andrew Weislogel in Lines of Inquiry: Learning from Rembrandt’s Etchings

10:30 AM–12:30 PM
Papermaking demonstration by Charles Heasley of SUNY Cortland in the Cox Studio

10:30 AM and 11:15 AM
Exhibition introduction by photographer and filmmaker David O. Brown of From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models in the lecture room

11:45 AM
Screening of “Fragile Legacy” introduced by filmmaker David O. Brown in the lecture room