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

Articipation: Paper and Glass

Learn more about the techniques behind our fall exhibitions From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models and...

10/21/2017 10am
From the Darkness of the Sea: The Cornell Collection of Blaschka Glass Invertebrate Models

In 1882, at the request of Professor John Henry Comstock and with the support of President Andrew Dickson White, Cornell acquired 570 Blaschka glass sea...

10/21/2017 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...

10/21/2017 10am
Power, Haunting, and Resilience

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

10/21/2017 10am
Sama Alshaibi: Silsila

Silsila consists of several photographic series and videos by artist Sama Alshaibi. Named for the Arabic word silsila, or “link,” the exhibition is meant to...

10/21/2017 10am

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