discover a world of art
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art houses one of the finest collections of art in upstate New York, with breathtaking views of Cayuga Lake, the Ithaca landscape, and Cornell from the panoramic windows of I. M. Pei's landmark building.
There are new special exhibitions every year, plus selections from a global permanent collection, displayed on six public floors. The collection includes art from throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, graphic arts, medallic art, and Tiffany glass, ranging from the ancient to the contemporary.
Join us for our free Art for Lunch tours of exhibitions, or come for visiting artist talks and lectures. Download the HFJArtGuide app to learn about over 1,000 works on view in the new visible storage gallery, or pick up an Art Trek pack for families and explore the Museum at your own pace. In 2011, the Museum was expanded to include new gallery and event space and a Japanese garden.
During the academic year, visit the Two Naked Guys cafe in the lobby on weekdays for coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and more--Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.