August 2016

Aug 30

10:00am - 11:30am

Docent Information Session Fall 2016

Learn more about the Museum’s docent program during this informal session with members of our education department.

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Aug 30

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Museum Club First Fall 2016 Meeting

New members are always welcome! Meetings are held every Tuesday beginning August 30 in the Appel Lobby.

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Aug 31

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Student Educators: Art & the Museum

Learn more about this new student organization at our first fall meeting.

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

September 2016

Sep 8

4:30pm

Graduate Student Fall 2016 Preview Reception

Meet students from other departments, enjoy free refreshments by the Japanese garden, and check out the new exhibitions at this preview reception just for graduate students. 

Place

Hirsch Lecture Lobby

Sep 8

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Opening Reception for Fall 2016 Exhibitions

New exhibitions, refreshments in the wing, and more. Gallery talk on JapanAmerica at 4:30!

Place

Throughout the Museum

Sep 15

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Studio Thursday: Japanese Fish Prints

Make Japanese gyotaku fish prints at this hands-on, drop-in workshop open to everyone! 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Sep 15

5:15pm

Stoikov Lecture: Patricia J. Graham

Art historian Patricia J. Graham will speak about Japanese design for the annual lecture on Asian art funded by a generous gift from Judith Stoikov ’63. 

Place

Wing lecture room

Sep 17

1:00pm - 4:00pm

A World's Fair at the Johnson

Join us for an afternoon of activities, tours, and engagement as we celebrate our own “World’s Fair.” Free and fun for all ages!

Place

Throughout the Museum

Type

Family

Sep 29

4:30pm

Letterpress Printmaking Workshop

Learn the art of letterpress printmaking with Yoshiko Yamamoto, cofounder of the Arts & Crafts Press. Registration and payment are required by September 22.

Place

Cox Studio

Sep 30

9:00pm - 1:00am

After Hours: Speakeasy for Students Only

Dance your way into the 1920s with music, dancing, art making, and performances. Hosted by the Museum Club and funded in part by CUTonight. 

Place

Throughout the Museum

October 2016

Oct 1

10:00am - 12:00pm

Art-Full Family Day: Explore Japan

Theater artist and educator Holly Adams will lead an interactive celebration of the Japanese exhibitions. Free for Johnson Museum Members / $5 per family for nonmembers.

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Type

Family

Oct 6

5:00pm

Keynote: Byzantine Studies Conference

Robert Ousterhout, University of Pennsylvania, will speak as part of the Byzantine Studies Conference at Cornell. 

Place

Wing lecture room

Oct 8

10:00am - 12:00pm

Pick Up Your Pencil and Write! Writing Workshop for Preteens Session I

Explore the secrets of the Museum through writing, in two separate workshops (October 8 & 22) for ages 9–13 led by author Anne Mazer. Registration and payment for either session are required by October 3. 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Oct 13

5:15pm

Findlay Family Lecture: Janice Katz

Janice Katz, Art Institute of Chicago, will discuss the Ho-o-den building at the 1893 World Columbian Exposition in conjunction with the exhibition JapanAmerica.

Place

Wing lecture room

Oct 16

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ceramics in the Mayan World

In conjunction with the exhibition Future of the Past at SUNY Cortland’s Dowd Gallery, meet the ceramic artists of the San Antonio Women’s Cooperative from Belize, who reclaim and adapt the rich cultural heritage of their ancient Mayan ancestors. 

Place

Wing lecture room

Oct 20

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Studio Thursday: Papermaking

Learn to make paper at this hands-on, drop-in workshop open to everyone! 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Oct 20

5:15pm

Masami Teraoka

Masami Teraoka will discuss his work in conjunction with the exhibition Japonisme: The First Wave and Beyond

Place

Wing lecture room

Oct 21

8:00pm - 11:00pm

Masquerade for Students Only

It’s a night at the Museum—with a twist. This haunting late-night event will feature dancing, music, mask making, light refreshments, and more! Hosted by the Museum Club. 

Place

Throughout the Museum

Oct 22

10:00am - 12:00pm

Pick Up Your Pencil and Write! Writing Workshop for Preteens Session II

Explore the secrets of the Museum through writing, in two separate workshops (October 8 & 22) for ages 9–13 led by author Anne Mazer. Registration and payment for either session are required by October 3. 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Oct 27

5:15pm

Contemporary Conversation: Art & Pornography

Join us for a panel discussion and open forum looking at art and pornography.

Place

Wing lecture room