The Corning Museum of Glass Offers Special Activities for Holiday Break

The Corning Museum of Glass offers special Holiday Break activities, December 26, 2009 – January 3, 2010.

In addition to the daily exhibitions, Hot Glass Shows and other glassmaking demos, the Museum also will offer the following family-friendly activities, most of which are included in the cost of admission (unless otherwise noted).

*Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt: Find winter-inspired objects throughout the galleries.

*Special Hot Glass Show Features: Be a glass designer at You Design It; We Make It! And find out how objects in the Museum’s collection were made at How’d They Do That?! shows.

*Last chance to explore the stunning exhibition, Favorites from the Contemporary Glass Collection (closing January 3). Also see Voices of Contemporary Glass and Tiffany Treasures.

*Take your picture in front of the Museum’s second annual glass ornament tree: 14-feet tall with more than 2,000 handmade ornaments. Upload your picture to the Museum’s Facebook fan page for a chance to win a Make Your Own Glass Ornament experience.

*Enjoy extended Make Your Own Glass hours, with projects for all ages (additional fee applies). Book your experience in advance at

Kids and teens, 19 and under, receive free Museum admission every day. Adults living in the 148, 149, and 196 ZIP codes pay only $5 through December 31, 2009, and $6 starting January 1. Other adults pay only $12.50 through December 31, 2009, and $14.00 thereafter. For more details about the Holiday Break activities, contact The Corning Museum of Glass at (607) 937-5371.

About the Museum The Corning Museum of Glass ( is home to the world’s most comprehensive and celebrated collection of glass, with more than 45,000 objects reflecting 3,500 years of glassmaking history. An independent, non-profit, educational institution, the Museum is dedicated to the art, history, science, research and exhibition of glass. The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the summer. Kids and teens, 19 and under, receive free admission.

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