February 2020

Feb 27

5:15pm

For Members Only: Works on Paper with Jessica Martinez

At this evening just for Johnson Museum Members, Jessica Martinez will discuss a selection of works on paper currently not on view.

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Feb 27

6:30pm - 7:00pm

Performance: Immortal at the River

Students will perform an original work inspired by Tong Yang-Tze’s Immortal at the River, choreographed by Jumay Ruth Chu.

Place

Appel Lobby

March 2020

Mar 5

5:15pm

Staging the 19th Century

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Place

Wing lecture room

Mar 7

10:00am - 1:00pm

Family Time @ The Johnson: Snakes and Reptiles in Art

Recommended for ages 4–10, this event will feature students from the Cornell Herpetological Society.

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Type

Family

Mar 8

9:30am - 11:00am

Artist's Talk: Tong Yang-Tze from Taiwan

Tong Yang-Tze will speak from her home in Taiwan and answer audience questions in lieu of her planned visit to Ithaca. 

Place

Wing lecture room

Mar 10

5:15pm

Artist's Talk: Tong Yang-Tze (canceled)

The artist has had to cancel her trip to Ithaca but will speak via Skype on at an event on March 8

Place

Wing lecture room

Mar 12

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Book Club: Circe

Reexamine Circe, Odysseus, and Ithaca in Circe by Madeline Miller and discuss art on view in our galleries.

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Mar 17

10:00am - 11:00am

Toddler Time @ The Johnson: Warm and Fuzzy

Recommended for infants to age 3, take a guided visit with a story and a group playdate. 

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Type

Family

Mar 19

5:15pm

Behind the Scenes of the Print Room

Exclusively for students, see the treasures of our print collection and get a “behind the scenes” glance at your campus museum. 

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Mar 20

8:00pm - 11:00pm

Meet Me at the Johnson: A World's Fair Event

Experience art as they did over a century ago, hosted by the Museum Club and Student Educators: Art & the Museum.

Place

Throughout the Museum

Mar 26

5:00pm

Studio Thursday: Drawing—From Observation to Abstraction

Participants will create a drawing from a still life then use it as inspiration to make an abstract drawing. Email to register by March 24. 

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

April 2020

Apr 14

10:00am - 11:00am

Toddler Time: Camping Out

Recommended for infants to age 3, take a guided visit with a story and a group playdate. 

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Type

Family

Apr 16

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Lecture: Musicology Colloquium with Roger and Katy Payne

Roger Payne, PhD ’61, and Katy Payne ’59 will discuss the “Ever-Evolving Songs of Humpback Whales” as part of Cornell’s Musicology Colloquium series.

Place

Wing lecture room

Apr 16

5:15pm

Stoikov Lecture on Asian Art: Daisy Wang

Dr. Daisy Wang, deputy director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum, will discuss the history of photography in Imperial China.

Place

Wing lecture room

Apr 23

5:00pm

Studio Thursday: Acrylic Painting Basics

Using landscape painting as inspiration, participants will learn the basics of acrylic painting. Email to register by April 14.

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Apr 24

8:00pm - 11:00pm

Movement and Mindfulness in the Museum

Express yourself at this special event, hosted by the Museum Club.

Place

Throughout the Museum

Apr 30

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Spring Open House for Families

Explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions through interactive activities geared toward elementary-aged students.

Place

Throughout the Museum

Type

Family

May 2020

May 2

10:00am - 1:00pm

Family Time @ The Johnson: Colin Tucker

Recommended for ages 4–10, this event will feature special guest Colin Tucker.

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby

Type

Family

May 14

5:00pm

Studio Thursday: Make a Monoprint

Create your own unique monoprint design. Email to register by May 12. 

Place

Meet in Appel Lobby