Combine a visit to an art museum with an outing to a park, all in one visit!
We were up early and checked out of our hotel well before the museums opened in Corning NY, so we decided to walk around this quaint little town and explore a little. Corning is a city in the New York Finger Lakes region that offers several worthwhile attractions — certainly enough to spend a whole […]
Still Life with Two Plums, 2000, Flora Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick The Corning Museum of Glass should be on your bucket list, if it’s not already. Carrona (Carrion), 2011, Javier Perez, blown glass chandelier, assembled, broken; taxidermied crows, wire, monofilament; this provocative sculpture evokes opportunistic birds eating carrion in a pool of blood by the side […]
The buffalo bursting out of the museum is named Artemus (for “art is a must”), and is the museum’s mascot The Rockwell Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate museum of American art located in the Finger Lakes region in downtown Corning, NY. The Rockwell Museum explores the people, land and ideas that shape America through the […]
Seward Johnson, “Daydream” Grounds for Sculpture (GFS) is an outdoor art museum in Hamilton NJ, where you can walk around the beautifully landscaped grounds and experience the art from all angles. During a visit to GFS, you can stroll among the more than 500 works, nearly 300 of which are exhibited on the grounds year […]
Bernar Venet, “Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5, and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line” An art museum and hiking? Great idea! You can enjoy both at Art Omi, an 120-acre sculpture and arts park in upstate New York. Dan Colen, “Yellow M&M, Brown M&M, Red M&M, Orange M&M“ The scuptures frequently change, so what I enjoyed […]
Bucks County offers a lot to do for the weekend visitor — more than enough to fill several days, with a variety of museums, historic house museums, outdoor activities and even a gem of an art museum. Barbara Lekberg, Sea Wind II, 1988, bronz Located in Doylestown, right across the street from the also not-to-be-missed […]