Cornell University

Johnson Museum of Art

Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Ithaca, NY, houses more than 35,000 works of art in a historic I. M. Pei building. The Museum is a member of Ithaca's Discovery Trail.

Admission‎ is free.

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 114 Central Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA


(607) 255-6464 ‎


10AM-5 PM (Closed‎ Mondays and major holidays)




Disability Access Information

The Johnson Museum of Art is committed to providing programming and excellent museum experiences for visitors with disabilities. The building is accessible for people with a range of disabilities, and our staff and receptionists are available to insure your comfort and opportunities for education and enjoyment.

• For mobility-impaired visitors, a wheelchair is available in the lobby.

• There are large-print transcripts available to borrow in conjunction with our audio-visual tours of the collection. Information on exhibitions is also available in large print.

• We have many opportunities to learn about our collections online, including web-based databases and online versions of our audio-visual tours.

• Touch-tours can be provided to visitors who are visually impaired with advance request.

• Trained staff members are available to provide tours to children and adults with disabilities.

• ASL interpreters are available with advance request for our lectures, tours, and other events.

If you need accommodations to participate in any Museum event, please contact Sara Ferguson, who will be happy to facilitate any further needs or answer questions you may have. She can be reached at 607 254-4616 or by e-mail if you would like us to make arrangements for you in advance.

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Upcoming Events

Symposium: Images Objects Archives

From its beginnings in the nineteenth century photography has been a profligate provider of visual information—and increasingly so as cameras have achieved...

3/22/2019 9am
Cornell Art Faculty 2019

Faculty in Cornell’s Department of Art are invited to exhibit work at the Johnson every few years, providing an opportunity for both the university community...

3/22/2019 10am
Past Time: Geology in European and American Art

Organized by the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Past Time is an interdisciplinary examination that merges art with science. Watercolors,...

3/22/2019 10am
Regina José Galindo: La Sombra (The Shadow)

Regina José Galindo was born in 1974 in Guatemala City in the middle of a civil war that raged in her country from 1960 to 1996. This experience deeply...

3/22/2019 10am
Traded Treasure: Indian Textiles for Global Markets

Known for many centuries as the source of fine cotton and silk textiles, India has produced some of the world’s most innovative textile traditions. Spanning...

3/22/2019 10am

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