Events

Saturday, August 5

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted by Cornell Botanic Gardens

"what lies beneath" wood art hosted...

Exhibit, Exhibition / College of Human Ecology, Cornell Botanic Gardens, Sustainability

Local woodworking eco artist Lisa M. Narloch of Wood Owl Original Designs brings her unique, rustic locally sourced art to the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  
CAU summer program: Bike the Finger Lakes—Advanced, with Rob Cook

CAU summer program: Bike the Finger...

Class/ Workshop / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Rob Cook and COE staff members will lead strong intermediate and advanced cyclists on extended daily tours of the Finger Lakes region. These road warriors...

Cornell campus and environs  
CAU summer program: Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger Lakes, led by Warren Allmon

CAU summer program: Gorgeous Gorges of the...

Ithaca's spectacular gorges are among the most fossil-rich places on Earth, providing abundant evidence of our prehistoric past. Leading our exploration of...

Cornell campus and environs  
CAU summer program: How Modern Architecture Shapes Our World, led by Roberta Moudry

CAU summer program: How Modern Architecture...

Seminar / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

City blocks of glass and steel and homes with open-concept layouts, efficient kitchens, and a place to store our cars: how did these become our architectural...

Cornell campus  
CAU summer program: The Jewish American Experience, led by Glenn Altschuler and Ross Brann

CAU summer program: The Jewish American...

Seminar / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

The Kathy Dwyer Marble '63, MAT '65, CAU Seminar From 1880 to 1920, millions of Eastern European Jews, seeking opportunity and freedom from persecution,...

Cornell campus  
CAU summer program: The Science and Magic of Fractals, led by Mircea Pitici and Severin Drix

CAU summer program: The Science and Magic of...

Seminar / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Fractals, seemingly magical, are geometric objects that exhibit self-similar patterns at every scale. Though they abound in nature, mathematicians have only...

Cornell campus  
CAU summer program: The Tennis Clinic, with Anda Perianu

CAU summer program: The Tennis Clinic, with...

Class/ Workshop / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

We're delighted that Anda Perianu—tennis player extraordinaire and talented and personable coach—will lead this intensive clinic at the state-of-the-art Reis...

Cornell campus  
CAU summer program: Throwing Clay—A Pottery Studio Workshop, led by Julia Dean

CAU summer program: Throwing Clay—A Pottery...

Class/ Workshop / School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

This class is designed for those who've had experience creating wheel-thrown pottery, as well as those who've only dreamed of doing so. It will take place at...

Cornell campus  
The Magic of Mushrooms

The Magic of Mushrooms 8am

Exhibit / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Sustainability

Professor Kathie Hodge’s class, Magical Mushrooms, Mischievous Molds is not your typical biology class— it’s more like a narrated double-decker bus tour of...

Mann Library, 2nd floor, Mann Library  
All for One and One for All: Portfolios from the Permanent Collection

All for One and One for All: Portfolios from... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

Whether highlighting a single artist’s trajectory over time or merging the communal efforts of multiple artists around a unified theme or to commemorate a...

Johnson Museum of Art  
Garden & Arboretum Hike

Garden & Arboretum Hike 10am

Tour

Take it outside on this extended hike through the diverse plant collections and landscapes of the Cornell Botanic Gardens. Experience the beautiful gardens,...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  
Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter

Robert Richenburg: Abstract Expressionist Painter 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

In the late 1950s Robert Richenburg was at the height of his fame as a painter of the New York School, exhibiting most famously alongside Pollock and de...

Johnson Museum of Art  
The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the Soul from the Permanent Collection

The Best Way to Prepare Bananas: Fruits of the... 10am

Exhibit, Exhibition / Johnson Museum of Art

Drawn entirely from the Johnson’s collection, many works are exhibited here for the first time, featuring gifts of Cornell alumni and several artists with...

Johnson Museum of Art  
The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago

The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago 10am

Exhibition

Exhibition On-Display May 19th through September 4th, 2017 Travelling from the Idaho Museum of Natural History "The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago" exhibition...

Museum of the Earth  
Guided Gorge Hikes

Guided Gorge Hikes 11am

Tour, Field Day

Come explore Ithaca’s gorges with Cornell’s knowledgeable Gorge Stewards. Have you wondered how the gorges throughout the Finger Lakes were formed? Do you...

Cornell Botanic Gardens  
Around the World and Back: Building Cornell Nature Collections Through Exploration

Around the World and Back: Building Cornell... 1pm

Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

For centuries, biological specimens have made key insights in the life sciences possible. Now, new technologies—from chemical and genetic sampling that help...

Mann Library, Mann Gallery, 2nd floor  
Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America

Mark Catesby: Naturalist in North America 1pm

Exhibition / Cornell University Library, Mann Library, Sustainability

Mark Catesby, an English naturalist of the 18th century, remains a mysterious figure despite his tall stature amongst scientists of his day. His seminal...

Mann Library, Mann Lobby  
Garden Tours

Garden Tours 2pm

Tour

Enjoy a guided tour and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical...

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  
Celebrating Common Ground: Discovering Weeds, Soil Health, and Diversity at the Incubator Farm.

Celebrating Common Ground: Discovering Weeds,... 3pm

Groundswell Incubator Farm hosts a fascinating cultural exchange of soil and science, weeds, and words at this field day. Learn from Cornell Research...

 

Saturday, August 5