Krannert Art Museum Calendar

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Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Image of Krannert Art Museum's new exhibition Fake News & Lying Pictures curator Maureen Warren with curly hair wearing a pair of black and brown striped glasses as well as a black sweater with white horizontal lines.
    • 12:00 pm
    • iHotel Quad Room, 1900 First Street, Champaign

    Maureen Warren will present a talk titled, “What Can We Learn About the Fake News of today from KAM’s Exhibition, Fake News & Lying Pictures?” Reservation and advance payment is required.

Thursday, October 13, 2022

  • Image of Dr. Kelli Morgan smiling at the camera wearing a black blouse with floral mesh sleeves and a black beaded necklace paired with silver hoop earrings.
    • 6:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62), 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Join us for a talk by Dr. Kelli Morgan, Professor of the Practice and the inaugural Director of Curatorial Studies at Tufts University, presented as part of the Black on Black on Black on Black exhibition.

  • Image of one large speaker using their voice to speak as loudly as several famous speakers through a mic.
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Cafe, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Speak Café stands for Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge. It is an open-mic coffeehouse at Krannert Art Museum.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

  • image of sheets surrounding black chairs with a purple reflection.
    • 12:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Light Court, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Join us for an back to back DJ performance lecture by multidisciplinary artist Shenece Oretha and exhibiting artist Blair Ebony Smith (lovenloops), presented as part of the Black on Black on Black on Black exhibition.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022

Saturday, October 29, 2022

  • Image of Mai Sugimoto standing at the shore of a beach on a cloudless day with the sun shining onto her face.
    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62), 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Presented in collaboration with the CU Jazz Festival, the Chicago-based Mai Sugimoto will be leading an improvising quartet, playing alto saxophone and flute, with Fred Jackson Jr. on alto saxophone and soprano saxophone; Ethan Philion on bass; and Isaiah Spencer on drums.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

  • Image of one large speaker using their voice to speak as loudly as several famous speakers through a mic.
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Cafe, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Speak Café stands for Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge. It is an open-mic coffeehouse at Krannert Art Museum.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

  • torsos of two men holding hands. both wear skirts and are shirtless. A red string is draped around their necks and ties their hands. One holds an unmarked bottle of pills in his open hand. The other holds his opposite hand open, palm facing up. This is a still from a video presented as part of the 2022 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art.
    • All Day
    • 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign - Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62)

    Visual AIDS announces Being & Belonging, a program of seven short videos highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDS from the perspective of artists living with HIV across the world.

Friday, December 2, 2022

  • torsos of two men holding hands. both wear skirts and are shirtless. A red string is draped around their necks and ties their hands. One holds an unmarked bottle of pills in his open hand. The other holds his opposite hand open, palm facing up. This is a still from a video presented as part of the 2022 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art.
    • All Day
    • 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign - Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62)

    Visual AIDS announces Being & Belonging, a program of seven short videos highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDS from the perspective of artists living with HIV across the world.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

  • torsos of two men holding hands. both wear skirts and are shirtless. A red string is draped around their necks and ties their hands. One holds an unmarked bottle of pills in his open hand. The other holds his opposite hand open, palm facing up. This is a still from a video presented as part of the 2022 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art.
    • All Day
    • 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign - Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62)

    Visual AIDS announces Being & Belonging, a program of seven short videos highlighting under-told stories of HIV and AIDS from the perspective of artists living with HIV across the world.