Our Spring 2017 "Adopt-A-Bus" crowdfunding campaign was a huge success, raising enough to cover costs for more than fifty school groups to be bussed to the Museum.

Our exhibition catalogue was awarded the 2018 Henry Allen Moe Prize for Catalogs of Distinction in the Arts, recognizing excellence in exhibitions- and collections-based publishing.

After nearly seven years of transformative work at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Stephanie Wiles is named the next director of the Yale Art Gallery. 

The Cornell University Library and the Johnson are partnering on a four-year initiative to create jointly developed exhibitions, teach, and develop systems to use our enormously rich photography collections more broadly. 

Cornell's WIRE project received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop tools that will enhance research into Rembrandt's practices.

A special installation by Eleanore Mikus (1927–2017) was on view in the Museum’s first-floor gallery for modern and contemporary art. 

New plantings and a new internships supported by Rebecca and James Morgan, both Class of 1960

Nari Ward’s Breathing Flag, part of Creative Time's Pledges of Allegiance project, will be on view through September 13. 

Empathy Academy: Social Practice and the Problem of Objects was organized in conjunction with a Cornell course and the students have conceived a new participatory installation, What is left is felt, as their culminating project. 

Cornell University Library and the Johnson Museum are collaborating on a four-year initiative engaging their photography collections and sharing staff and resources in new ways.