Glass Pumpkins

September 12 – November 30, 2020

Celebrate the cooler weather and shorter days in a unique and memorable way this autumn at The Corning Museum of Glass.

Find your pumpkin fix at The Shops or Make Your Own Glass pumpkin at The Studio. Enjoy fall treats in the Café and use your admission to watch amazing glassmakers make glass pumpkins.

a female gaffer adds the stem to a glass pumpkin

Glass Pumpkin Demos

See how glass pumpkins are created in this special fall demonstration. Each gaffer's pumpkin has a unique personality that's all its own, making each demonstration a totally different and exciting experience.

A glass rainbow pumpkin with a large, looped silver stem

Buy Glass Pumpkins

Locally-made glass pumpkins in every size, shape, and color are available in the Museum Shops. Be sure to visit the Glass Farmers Market from October 2 through October 12.

a young girl and an older woman gaze at two extremely large orange glass pumpkins with green stems

See The World's Largest Blown Glass Pumpkin

You’ve seen big pumpkins, but never one this big made of glass!

Made by our Museum glassmakers in 2009, our giant pumpkin measures 97 inches (more than 8 feet) in circumference and weighs in at a whopping 70 pounds!

an orange pumpkin with a smiley face on a black piece of glass on a black background

Make Your Own Glass

Try your hand at making your own glass! Pop over to The Studio and choose from one of our festive fall-themed projects. There are spook-tacular options for every age and skill level. This experience is a seasonal favorite, so make sure you book early.

An oval shaped room has a white banner that reads, "Dish It! Corelle at 50" on the left, a wall of circular plates in a sunburst pattern in the middle, and a display of multicolored circles and a tan table are on the right.

Special Exhibitions

Be sure to check out our two special exhibitions, Dish It! Corelle at 50 and Transparent: voting in America, now on view.

an ornate lamp with a stained glass cover featuring a large dragonfly

Fall for Tiffany

Explore the newly refreshed Tiffany Studios gallery. Featuring incredible glass creations, stunning colors, and spectacular craftsmanship.

a small pie with a piece missing next to a plate with the one piece surrounded by leaves

Autumn Inspired Treats

Visit our café to enjoy all the warmth of your favorite fall flavors. From delicious pumpkin spice lattes and hot apple cider to savory entrées, you'll find all kinds of delightful treats to indulge in this autumn.