Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds From The Rakow Library

  • Corning, Finger Lakes
  • May 01, 2017 – Feb 01, 2019
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From advertisements for glass eyes to patents for preserving the dead in glass; from glasshouse dollars to drawings by world-famous artists: these rarely seen wonders are some of the curious and surprising objects from The Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass. Artists, researchers, authors, and glass enthusiasts of all kinds use the Rakow Library’s holdings to learn more about glass, which often leads to voyages of discovery in unexpected directions. Discover how the rare curiosities in the Rakow Library can inspire you.

  • 9 am – 5 pm through Memorial Day ; 9 am – 8 pm through Labor Day
  • Admission: Exhibition Included with Admission
  • One Museum Way
    Corning, NY 14830
  • 800 732 6845
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  • Children Are Free: Yes
  • Group Rates/Incentives Offered: Yes
  • Motorcoach Parking Spaces: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
  • Path Through History Weekend Event (6/17-6/18 & 10/7-10/9, 2017): Yes
  • The Corning Museum of Glass