September 2016

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. 

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

Oct 29

2:00pm

Music in the Museum: Japonisme

This concert will feature music by European composers influenced by Japan, as well as music by Japanese composers, in conjunction with Japonisme: The First Wave.

November 2016

Nov 5

10:00am - 12:00pm

Art-Full Family Day: Lots of Lines!

Go on a hunt for lines throughout the Museum then make your own art using mixed media. Free for Johnson Museum Members / $5 per family for nonmembers. 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Type

Family

Nov 10

5:15pm

For Members Only: JapanAmerica

Curator Nancy Green will give a special tour of JapanAmerica for Johnson Museum Members only. RSVP by November 1. 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

Nov 11

5:15pm

The Atkinson Symposium: Keynote

Christopher Reed, Penn State, will discuss “Bachelors’ Passions and Ladies’ Crazes: The Gender of Japanism.”

Place

Wing lecture room

Nov 11

8:00pm - 11:00pm

R&R for Students Only

Students can come to the Museum to relax and refocus with art activities, games, music, and refreshments. Hosted by the Museum Club.

Place

Throughout the Museum

Nov 12

9:30am - 3:30pm

The Atkinson Symposium: JapanAmerica

Explore topics found in JapanAmerica. Contact Elizabeth Saggese to reserve a free space by November 4.

Place

Wing lecture room

Nov 17

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Studio Thursday: Monotypes

Make a monotype print at this hands-on, drop-in workshop open to everyone! 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby

December 2016

Dec 1

5:15pm

Contemporary Conversation: Art & Disability

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

Place

Wing lecture room

Dec 18

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Gallery Walk: Being Human

See a broad range of understandings of creation and human origins, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to contemporary painting. 

Place

Meet in the Appel Lobby