Current Exhibition

September 8, 2020
December 20, 2020

The Johnson Museum is open to Fall 2020 Cornell classes by appointment only. Contact Leah Sweet for more information or visit our page for University Faculty and Instructors. Information about curricular spaces at the Museum will be posted here throughout the semester.

Campus visitors are currently prohibited from entering any campus facility, including the Johnson Museum. More information for campus visitors can be found here.

In the Lecture Room

September 21–October 5
Nam June Paik: Pioneer of International TV and Video Art for “History Will Be Televised” (GERST 3410)

September 21–October 2
Installation for “Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia” (ARTH 4855, ASIAN 4487/6644, VISST 4855/6855)

Installation for “Introduction to Print Media” (ART 2301)


September 21–October 5
Installation for “Curatorial Practicum” (ARTH 4110/6010)


"Good Looking: Curricular Connections at the Johnson Museum" (ongoing)
installed from the collection for:

Art Histories: An Introduction (ARTH 1100, SHUM 1100)

Proseminar: Introduction to Methods (ARTH 4101, ARTH 6101, VISST 4101)

Writing the Environment: Conservation, Conservatories, Conservancies (ENG 1130)

Word and Image: Tender Queer Futures (ENG 1183)

Fashion, Art, and Design Thinking (FSAD 1250)

Grounding in Landscape Architecture I (LA 1410)

Sweetness: How Sugar Built the Modern World (ROMS 3010, ASRC 3010, LATA 3015, SHUM 3010)

Curating Fashion Exhibitions (SHUM 4651/6651, ARKEO 6651, VISST 4651/6651)

Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation II (SPAN 2095)

Advanced Spanish Writing Workshop (SPAN 2180)

Science, Technology, and Politics (STS 1101)

Curatorial Practicum (ARTH 4110/6010)

Environment and Sustainability Colloquium (ENVS2000)

Ways of Knowing: Indigenous and Place-Based Ecological Knowledge (AIIS/NTRES/AMST 3330 & NTRES 6330)

Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia (ARTH 4855, ASIAN 4487, ASIAN 6644 VISST 4855, VISST 6855)

Introduction to Painting (ART 2201)

Philosophy of the Arts (PHIL 2510)


Student installations in the Department of Art will be accessible on weekdays. Please note these spaces have limited capacity and are open to Cornell faculty and students only.


Updated September 25, 2020