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Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art is committed to serving a diverse audience and cultivating a wide range of partnerships that inspire creative ways to link objects and ideas for the education and enjoyment of all. The Museum preserves, documents, interprets, and makes accessible its collections for the benefit of current and future generations of museum visitors. By providing wide access to original works of art from different cultural traditions and time periods, the Museum connects audiences with art of the past and helps them explore new directions in contemporary art. Since its founding in 1973, the Museum has been open to all free of charge.

114 CENTRAL AVE ITHACA, NY 14853

Place Type

Museum

Phone

607-255-6464

Hours

Tues.-Sun. 10am-5pm

Website

museum.cornell.edu

Twitter

@HFJMuseum

Upcoming Events

 Power, Haunting, and Resilience

Fourteen artists from Taiwan expose the lingering, often haunting effects of authoritarianism, social ideology, environmental disaster, international...

12/16 10am
From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models

In 1882, Cornell acquired 570 Blaschka glass sea animals to use in teaching biology. After years of disuse and damage, the collection was put on deposit at...

12/16 10am
Lines of Inquiry: Learning from Rembrandt's Etchings

More than sixty impressions from across Rembrandt’s oeuvre will show the artist’s process, including how he made changes to his plates, and detail his use of...

12/16 10am
Sama Alshaibi: Silsila

These photographic series and videos by artist Sama Alshaibi are named for the Arabic word "silsila," or “link.” The exhibition is meant to represent the...

12/16 10am
 Power, Haunting, and Resilience

Fourteen artists from Taiwan expose the lingering, often haunting effects of authoritarianism, social ideology, environmental disaster, international...

12/17 10am

Recent Events

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Hadi

Hadi 3/24/2017

Great view over Ithaca.

Sam Od1e

Sam Od1e 5/7/2016

Arguably the best view on campus, make sure to go at least once in the fall when the leaves are turning

Erik Michielsen

Erik Michielsen 1/21/2016

Make this part of a campus commute walk and take the bus tomorrow.

Pilgrim

Pilgrim 5/30/2015

Floor 5 for the win!

Pearson - Always Learning

Pearson - Always Learning 3/25/2014

Free to visit, this is the place to come if you need some inspiration for your next project.

Cat J

Cat J 2/1/2013

Not only is it free, but the fifth floor offers a breathtaking view of Ithaca in tandem with their exceptional Asian art collection. Fun fact: it was designed to be a student lounge originally.

Shelley Blackler

Shelley Blackler 4/28/2011

Watch the parking lot: only the meters on the left side are for museum patrons and the CU police ticket freely for $30!

Jeff Ayars

Jeff Ayars 10/3/2010

Two Naked Guys Cafe makes a mean croissant.

Cornell University

Cornell University 5/18/2010

Free admission to this museum allows more than just a view of the world-class artwork. The building, designed by I.M. Pei, offers perhaps the most breathtaking view of campus from its 6th floor.

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