Select thematic groups to browse the Museum's permanent collection of more than 35,000 works. Try other search options to identify objects created by your favorite artists or makers, or to seek out works that depict specific subject matter.

The Museum on CornellCast

Video archive of select Museum talks, lectures, and more.

Learn at Home

The Johnson can come to you! Zoom with a Museum educator for a Museum-themed lesson.

Explore a Han Dynasty Chinese Tomb

Explore a tomb like one that might have been built in ancient China, about two thousand years ago. Clues in the game will tell you which artifacts to find.

Buddhist Art in Asia audio tour

Learn about twelve Buddhist works of art in the Johnson's collection. This website explores the rich visual language that Asian cultures have used to convey Buddhist teachings and the history of Buddhism from its beginnings in India and its spread throughout East and Southeast Asia.

At the Museum, use your cell phone to call the numbers provided (Ithaca local call, your plan rates will apply) to learn about even more works on view.


Additional support for these resources was provided by

Susan E. Lynch, in memory of her husband, Ronald P. Lynch, Cornell Class of 1958
The New York State Council on the Arts
The J. M. McDonald Foundation, Inc.
The Triad Foundation