Corning Museum of Glass: Holiday Open House

  Art & culture

The Corning Museum of Glass hosts its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, 1 December and Sunday, 2 December from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free for a series of family-friendly holiday events and activities.

The Corning Museum of Glass’ annual Holiday Open House takes place 1-2 December
During the weekend of 1 and 2 December, admission to the Corning Museum of Glass’ annual Holiday Open House is free to all visitors. Enjoy holiday music by local groups, unique glass displays, discounted hands-on glassmaking experiences (fee applies; first come, first served at The Studio), craft activities, and Breakfast or Lunch with Santa (USD 6; book in advance by calling +1.607.438.5500). Visitors to the event are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for children in need; these items will be distributed to local charities.
Visitors to the Museum can, until 5 January 2013:
    * See Glittering Holiday Displays: With trees that won’t shed, snowmen that won’t melt, and a feast guaranteed to last the entire holiday season, the Museum has a backdrop for every family’s holiday picture. See two giant trees made entirely of glass ornaments, a life-sized snowmen family, and a holiday feast made entirely of glass. Visitors can even watch the creation of these glass marvels on the Museum’s YouTube channel.
    * Make Your Own Glass Ornament or Snowman: Visitors of all ages (as young as preschool) can create their own glass ornaments and snowmen in daily 40-minute glassblowing experiences. The ornament- and snowman-making experiences cost USD 27 per person. These handmade pieces make great holiday gifts or decorations.
    * Explore the Galleries with a Winter Wonders Hunt: Children can explore the Museum’s galleries with winter-themed activity sheets to find objects in the Mu...



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