The uncertain times we are living in can leave us feeling anxious because people generally prefer having a sense of control and predictability in our lives. Historically, people have comforted themselves during stressful times by carrying a protective amulet. An … 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.
Kate Fowle Meleney has been making glass beads and jewelry since 1980. She has been the featured artist in Ornament Magazine, Lapidary Journal, Bead and Button and Glass Art magazines, and has demonstrated and taught in numerous venues, including the Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC; Penland … Read more →
Families Explore: Beads This Sunday, October 27, from 12-4pm, experience the cultural history of beads and beadmaking. Tour the Museum’s major exhibition, Life on a String: 35 Centuries of the Glass Bead, using a family activity sheet. Decorate and trade … Read more →