Here at The Corning Museum of Glass, our Guest Services team makes it their goal to go above and beyond for our guests. Last week, that dedication to exemplary customer service was recognized through a Visitor Services Tourism Excellence Award … Read more →
In February, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass once again hosted a beadmaking marathon to benefit an organization called Beads of Courage that helps children with serious illnesses mark milestones in their treatment through the use of beads.
Many students come through the doors of The Studio each year. They come to train in new techniques, to further study their craft, and to learn from some of the most renowned glassmakers in the world. All of our students … Read more →
A punty is the long iron rod a glassmaker uses to gather molten glass with. Punty is short for pontil. Pontil is a French word that was derived from the Italian word puntello which can be traced back to the … Read more →