Cornell University

Events

Friday, May 27

Medusa is a nonbinary ‘revenge-pop’ musician based in Buffalo, New York

The Sculpture Shoppe will close on May 29 with a 6pm performance by Medusa. All are welcome! Medusa is a nonbinary ‘revenge-pop’ musician based in Buffalo,...

Senior Days

A variety of activities for the enjoyment of graduating seniors.

Image of color patterns created by soil microbes in a mud painting by Jeni Wightman.

A new exhibit at Mann Library presents a bioart installation by artist and life scientist Jenifer Wightman. In conjunction with a retrospective eighteen...

BEING FASHION FASHION BEING

An exhibition exploring the interplay between thoughts and emotions and sartorial choices, showcasing how individuals fashion their bodies and form visceral...

President's Awards for Employee Excellence 2022

The 2022 nomination cycle for The President's Awards for Employee Excellence is now open. This year's program is excited to announce the addition of a new...

8am
Virtual Event
Jessica Tanzer. The Box. 1990.

“Artists are here to disturb the peace.” -- James Baldwin 1961 Through her actions and photography, Jessica Tanzer disturbed the peace. The tradition of...

L. A. Hyder. Cover image for the first issue of On Our Backs, 1984. Gelatin silver print.

On Our Backs magazine launched in San Francisco in 1984 promising, per the tagline on the cover, “entertainment for the adventurous lesbian.” The...

AAP Commencement Weekend

College Graduation Ceremony AAP will hold its commencement ceremony beginning at 11 a.m., on Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Bailey Hall. At the AAP ceremony, the...

Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Women, 1925–1930

The famed American documentarian Berenice Abbott (1898–1991) began her career in photography as Man Ray’s darkroom assistant in Paris in 1923. Within three...

Edward Steichen (American, 1879–1973), "Vitality—Yvette Guilbert," 1901. Photogravure. Acquired through the Class of 1962 Fund for Photography, 80.031.003.

The Class of 1962 Fund for Photography was established in 1977 with a modest gift of five hundred dollars. The Fund, which was envisioned as an ongoing...

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, "Horse Sense," 1994. Gift of donors to the Johnson Museum, by exchange

Powering Exchange was curated by the Johnson’s Education Department to support teaching at Cornell and in the broader community, in consultation with...

JEB (Joan. E. Biren), "Darquita and Denyeta, Alexandria, Virginia," from "Eye to Eye: Portraits of Lesbians," 1979

This exhibition assembles a selection of photobooks from the Cornell Library that function as protests, from passionate cries for social justice to...

Seymour Lipton (1903–1986), Untitled, 1953–59. Conte crayon on paper. Gift of Alan Lipton.

The abstract expressionist sculptor Seymour Lipton (1903–1986) represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1958. In the following decades he had...

Mohamed Melehi, "Composition," 1970. Collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE.

Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s explores mid-20th-century abstract art from North Africa, West Asia, and the Arab diaspora—a vast...

(Re)Thinking Venezuela Session 10: The Paradox of Violence in Venezuela: Revolution, Crime, and Policing during Chavismo (A conversation with authors Verónica Zubillaga, David Smilde and Rebecca Hanson)

If you are interested in attending (to one session or to all of them), please email me at irt23@cornell.edu and I will add you to the listserv.

12pm
Virtual Event
History of Art commencement reception

History of Art and Visual Studies Commencement Reception Friday May 27, 2022, 4pm. H. F. Johnson Museum of Art, Sculpture Court Department members...

“Radical Desire: Lesbian Cover Girls: the Making of the On Our Backs Cover Model,” gallery talk with Susie Bright

Abandon any tired stereotypes of dusty archives and stuffy gallery talks! Susie Bright, one of the driving forces behind the ground-breaking and successful...

Wind Symphony Commencement Concert: CU Music

Cornell University Wind Symphony; James Spinazzola, conductor. Commencement concert features a fun mix of international and American music, as well as...

Friday, May 27