Holiday Activities

December 2020 – January 2021

Spend some of your holiday downtime at the Museum! Looking for a safe way to spend a relaxing afternoon when the holidays wind down? Look no further, we've got plenty of ways for you to enjoy this holiday break. Plus, kids and teens, 17 and under, are ALWAYS free!


Festive Hot Glass Demonstrations

There's no better way to warm up than by seeing a Hot Glass Demonstration. Watch as our gaffers and flameworkers take molten glass and transform it into beautiful holiday-themed creations! 

Photo Opportunities

Winter is the season of sparkle and shine! From many holiday displays to the snow-white Contemporary Art + Design Galleries and sparkling cut class in the Crystal City Gallery, we can't wait to see the photo ops you find. Make sure to tag us on Instagram @corningmuseum!

20% Off in The Shops

Holiday shopping has never been this relaxing or fun. The Shops at The Corning Museum of Glass are your go-to for everything from handmade objects to cookware (and everything in between). Not to mention, our incredible holiday deals are sure to make you (and your wallet) smile.

Refreshed Contemporary Art + Design Galleries

For the first time since the opening of the Contemporary Art + Design Wing in 2015, we've reinstalled our permanent galleries. Featuring several recently acquired works from New Glass Now alongside picks from our permanent collection, you'll see pieces that have never been on view before, a few fan favorites, and the absolute best in contemporary glass. Find out why we say "if you haven't seen us lately, you haven't seen us!"

Tiffany Studios

Experience the vibrant beauty of Tiffany in a whole new way! Visit the Museum’s newly refreshed Tiffany Studios gallery and be dazzled by the extensive range of stunning objects on display in a beautifully reimagined space. Founded by Louis C. Tiffany (1848–1933), a leading tastemaker in America, the Studios employed hundreds of artists and artisans who turned Tiffany’s expansive vision into decorative objects and complete interior decorations.

Special Exhibitions

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

Make Your Own Glass Experiences

Visit The Studio and enjoy a Make Your Own Glass experience. Choose from a variety of festive projects for all ages and skill levels and try your hand at glassmaking! The number of projects limited due to COVID-19. Advanced reservations are required. 

Themed Gallery Hunts

Test your super-sleuthing skills in our galleries! Our Winter Wonders-themed gallery hunt will have you looking for all kinds of wintery objects from chilly to whimsy and everything in between!

Cozy Café Offerings

Get cozy at our Café. Featuring everything from festive desserts and fanciful hot drinks to family-friendly meals and other special offerings; you're sure to find more than one delectable treat.