Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library

  • Corning, Finger Lakes
  • Sep 06, 2017 – Feb 15, 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 such as Thomas Benton, Salvador Dalí, Eric Gill, Fernand Léger, Henri Matisse, and Georgia O’Keeffe: 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 collections and curiosities in the Rakow Library have inspired others and how they can inspire you.

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $19.50 for adults, Kids + Teens Free, 15% discount for Senior, Student, AAA, or Military
  • One Museum Way
    Corning, NY 14830
  • 607 438 5268
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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