Wednesday, June 19, 2019
2019 Bike To Work Challenge June 14 - June 28, 2019 Represent your organization Stay healthy and start a new habit Compete against co-workers, friends and other companies Help the environment Win prizes Have fun (the most important part!) Start a free online Bike Commuter Challenge team at your company, or join your team that's already been created.
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.
This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.
The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.
Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.
This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.
From writing on parchment with quills, to paper and pens, and all the way to the processors of the digital world, writing is an integral part of cultural communication. On display in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library are the highlights of this progression, featuring the typewriters of Hugh Hefner and Roger Ebert.