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Corning, New York: Buffalo Crashed Through Wall

The head of a large buffalo appears to have smashed its way through the outside brick wall of a museum. It's been there since 1999.

Rockwell Museum of Western Art

111 Cedar St., Corning, NY
Rockwell Museum of Western Art. Downtown. On the west side of Cedar St., just north of its intersection with Hwy 352/Denison Pkwy E.
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Buffalo with Covid-19 mask.

Rockwell Museum

When I visited, a temperature check and mask were still needed by visitors. The artwork and sculptures depicting scenes of the Old West were very well done. The commentary on Frederic Remington's sculpture "The Rattlesnake" was quite thought-provoking. Definitely worth a visit when in Corning.

[Thom, 05/29/2021]

This western art museum is known (at least, to us) for the large buffalo head that appears to have smashed its way through its outside brick wall.

Artemus at night.

Buffalo Running Through a Wall

Cool; buffalo running through a wall in the Rockwell Museum.

[Ida, 09/17/2016]

The buffalo, named "Artemus" ("art is a must"), was installed by local sculptor Tom Gardner in 1999. The Rockwell is an art museum.

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