Karol Wight, president and executive director of The Corning Museum of Glass, announced today that senior curator of modern and contemporary glass, Tina Oldknow, will retire in September 2015. Since 2000, Oldknow has been responsible for all curatorial aspects of the glass collections dating from 1900 to the present. “Tina’s impact on our organization over the past 15 years has been tremendous,” said Wight. “She has transformed the displays and collections of the Museum, curated numerous popular exhibitions, is known as a leading expert in the field, and is simply a marvelous colleague. Her magnificent recent installation of our new Contemporary Art + Design Galleries is the exclamation point to her career here and a gift to all who love contemporary art in glass.” Oldknow

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