Thursday, April 25, 2019
The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.
The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.
Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.
This annual exhibition represents the culmination of artistic development for graduate students in studio art and design in the School of Art + Design at Illinois.
Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.
This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.
Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.
Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.
Hey Illini! Show your love for the libraries at Illinois during I Love Illinois Week (April 22-28). Participate in our photo booth in the UGL and get a special edition "I love Illinois" library sticker!
Equity, once viewed suspiciously as racially divisive and associated with the activism of social justice movements that academic purists disdain as “advocacy” work, is now being enthusiastically embraced within the academic scene.
Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.
2019 David Gottlieb Memorial Lecture Paul Jensen, PhD Professor, Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego "Natural Products and the Gene Cluster Revolution"
The history of western India becoming West Pakistan and Indian Punjab has been privileged in official Partition stories, academic research and popular culture. The eastern borderland of a broken, fragmented Bengal has largely been overlooked in mainstream discourses. Our panel hopes to contribute towards highlighting experiences of the communities along the Eastern borders
Bike into Spring! The Champaign-Urbana Bike Month Planning Team is coming to your neighborhood this spring to help neighbors get ready for C-U Bike Month 2019! WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 4:30-6:00 PM WHERE: Garden Hills Park, 1701 Bloomington Rd., Champaign
Join us for the opening reception of the IGB’s Art of Science 9.0, celebrating the common ground between science and art, comprising images from IGB’s research portfolio. This year’s exhibit takes place in a new venue and centers around a theme of comparisons.
Since Whiskey Shadows' debut in early 2017, audiences have been shakin' and jumpin' to their high energy stomp shuffles and rootsy rock sound.
In this informative session, you will learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle that will keep you riding smoothly and prolong your bike’s life. Note: This is a demonstration class; please do not bring your bike.
Internationally recognized scholar Cheryl Grills will discuss the applied community research she has conducted over the past three decades to decrease health disparities among African Americans. She will present community intervention efforts that have been proven to reduce distress and promote well-being in the face of racial stress. A CAS MillerComm Lecture.
These bands perform large ensemble works specifically focused on a variety of quality repertoire, unique/untraditional repertoire, and non-traditional collaborations.
This endearing, vivacious show features unforgettable songs from American music masters George and Ira Gershwin, including “Shall We Dance,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” and more.
The Meditation Student Organization (MSO) is a peer-led group offering students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois an open and non-judgmental space to practice meditation.
This group from the University of Illinois specializes in tunes from the Big Band era.