A small city with a cosmopolitan flair and a captivating history. Nestled in a river valley with steep hills, Corning is also a southern gateway into the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. It is world renowned for its glassmaking past and present. There is a large population of fine arts, from local glass artists to famous works featured in the Rockwell Museum of Western Art, as well as notable entertainment performed by local theater, ballet, and music groups. Discover the art, history, and science of glass at the Corning Museum of Glass.