Library Calendar

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery, 500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A beautiful exhibition of work from The Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Krannert Art Museum. "Coveting Nature" explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500–1800).

    • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Contemporary Gallery

    Coveting Nature explores the ways in which botanists and entomologists worked in tandem with artists and illustrators to record and disseminate knowledge in the early modern period (1500-1800).

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Main Library-Room 346

    This exhibition showcases the literary archives of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917–2000), Illinois Poet Laureate and the first black winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Illinois History & Lincoln Collections, 324 Main Library, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents "Home: Illinois Immigration Stories," an exhibit featuring archival documents from three families who immigrated to the United States and chose to make Illinois their home.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Main Library, Marshall Gallery, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Main Library, 1st Floor Corridor, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Stories of Service exhibit is the culmination of interviews with veterans, largely from Champaign County and including current students at Illinois, about their time in the service.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • All Day
    • International and Area Studies, 309 Main Library, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    The "Fascinating Culture of Books" collection is composed of materials from the Rare Book Collection of the National Central Library and contemporary publications in Taiwan. This exhibit will be open from November 14 through the month of December in the International and Area Studies Library room 309.