Spurlock Museum - Event
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Spurlock Book Club will be hosting a virtual discussion of Part 1 of the play Angels in America, "Millennium Approaches" on 11/30 at 7:30pm. One of the most honored plays of all time, Angels in America has won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous Tony Awards. It was recently revived on Broadway in 2018 to rave reviews.
Saturday, December 4, 2021
The School of Music and Spurlock Museum present student ensembles performing an eclectic mix of classical chamber music repertoire in an intimate gallery setting. Concert is free and open to the public. There will be seating available in our Central Core Gallery, or you may enjoy the music as you explore the Spurlock Museum Galleries.
We invite you to join us in solidarity to celebrate the Spurlock Museum exhibit Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, with a night of trivia designed to raise awareness, expand understanding, and spark joy and build community. Rounds will test your knowledge about HIV/AIDS and the history of AIDS activism, and we'll even delve into the confounding cures
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Exhibit coordinator Beth Watkins is offering a guided tour of the new exhibit Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois. Registration is required. To support Covid safety guidelines, attendance is limited to 15 people. Please register in advance.
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Wrap It Up in Stories, a free, family-friendly program focuses on two activities. First, participants will practice a variety of gift-wrapping styles, including furoshiki, a traditional Japanese method. Secondly, a Japanese/English bilingual storytelling session will be held.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Join local C-U trivia host Julie Laut for a night of fun and challenging online trivia in conjunction with the Spurlock Museum’s temporary exhibit Blues Dancing and Its African American Roots. Laut (CU Lockdown Trivia) will lead four rounds of trivia. Test your knowledge and spark some joy with this great community event!
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
The Spurlock Book Club will be hosting a virtual discussion of Part 2 of the play Angels in America, "Perestroika" on 1/18 at 7:30pm. One of the most honored plays of all time, Angels in America has won the Pulitzer Prize and numerous Tony Awards. It was recently revived on Broadway in 2018 to rave reviews.