Cultural & International

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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Friday, April 19, 2024

Saturday, April 20, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    This annual exhibition of work by graduate students in the School of Art & Design at Illinois includes Industrial Design, Photography, Studio Art, and Design for Responsible Innovation.

    • All Day

    Pronounced "Rezván," this annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days when Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. Elections for Baha’i institutions are generally held during the Festival of Riḍván. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

  • Bruce Hamana
    • 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • 2000 S Lincoln Ave Urbana, IL 61802

    Japan House's annual Spring Open House resumes on Saturday, April 20th featuring Bruce Sosei Hamana, professor of chado, and the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Urbana-Champaign Association.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Brecht’s 1941 satirical allegory of Hitler’s rise to power, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, follows the elevation of a 1930s Chicago mobster who works a corrupt political and economic system to his advantage.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Take a peek inside each of our theatres and learn more about Krannert Center.

Sunday, April 21, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day

    Pronounced "Rezván," this annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days when Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. Elections for Baha’i institutions are generally held during the Festival of Riḍván. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day

    Undergrads: Please remember to register for convocation!

Monday, April 22, 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Friday, April 26, 2024

Saturday, April 27, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day

    The Feast of Unleavened Bread. Celebrates the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt and making the exodus from Egypt to the holy land of Israel. Begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day. Work is often prohibited the first two days and the last two days. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First of Jamál (Beauty) begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. It is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • All Day

    Pronounced "Rezván," this annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days when Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. Elections for Baha’i institutions are generally held during the Festival of Riḍván. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. Some students or employees may

Sunday, April 28, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day

    The Feast of Unleavened Bread. Celebrates the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt and making the exodus from Egypt to the holy land of Israel. Begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day. Work is often prohibited the first two days and the last two days. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day

    Pronounced "Rezván," this annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days when Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. Elections for Baha’i institutions are generally held during the Festival of Riḍván. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. Some students or employees may

Monday, April 29, 2024

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day

    The Feast of Unleavened Bread. Celebrates the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt and making the exodus from Egypt to the holy land of Israel. Begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day. Work is often prohibited the first two days and the last two days. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • All Day

    Pronounced "Rezván," this annual Baha’i festival commemorates the 12 days when Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith, publicly proclaimed His mission as God’s messenger for this age. Elections for Baha’i institutions often occur during this period. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. Bahá'í students or employees observing the Twelft

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Friday, May 3, 2024

Saturday, May 4, 2024

    • All Day

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    This annual exhibition by graduating seniors demonstrates the School of Art & Design's commitment to excellence and innovation in the practice, study, and teaching of the arts and confirms the advantages of professional studio programs taught in conjunction with the interdisciplinary resources of a leading research university.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

    • All Day

    On this day, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead after 3 days in the grave (Holy Friday, Holy Saturday, and Pascha Sunday).

    • All Day

    Holocaust Memorial Day. Flags are lowered to half-mast, public places of entertainment are closed, national opening and closing ceremonies are performed, and sirens at 10:00 signal the start of two minutes of silence. This observance begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day.

Monday, May 6, 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    This annual exhibition by graduating seniors demonstrates the School of Art & Design's commitment to excellence and innovation in the practice, study, and teaching of the arts and confirms the advantages of professional studio programs taught in conjunction with the interdisciplinary resources of a leading research university.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Thursday, May 9, 2024

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    This annual exhibition by graduating seniors demonstrates the School of Art & Design's commitment to excellence and innovation in the practice, study, and teaching of the arts and confirms the advantages of professional studio programs taught in conjunction with the interdisciplinary resources of a leading research university.

    • All Day

    The 40th day of Easter and remembers the departure of Christ from Earth into the presence of God. It is a day of solemn observation in the Episcopal Church.

    • All Day
    • AACC Lounge

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Saturday, May 11, 2024

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    This annual exhibition by graduating seniors demonstrates the School of Art & Design's commitment to excellence and innovation in the practice, study, and teaching of the arts and confirms the advantages of professional studio programs taught in conjunction with the interdisciplinary resources of a leading research university.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Virginia Theater, Champaign, IL

    Students graduating with degrees in the following units are invited to participate: African American Studies Anthropology Asian American Studies Gender and Women’s Studies Latina/Latino Studies Sociology This ceremony is int

Monday, May 13, 2024

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Thursday, May 16, 2024

    • All Day

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First of ‘Azamat (Grandeur) begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. It is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Saturday, May 18, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Monday, May 20, 2024

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

    • All Day

    This Holy Day commemorates May 23, 1844, when the Báb, the herald of the Baha’i Faith, announced in Shiraz that He was the Herald of a new Messenger of God. It is one of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • All Day

    Second Passover. In Chassidic Judaism, a seder resembling a Passover seder may by conducted. This observance begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day.

Thursday, May 23, 2024

    • All Day

    This Holy Day commemorates May 23, 1844, when the Báb, the herald of the Baha’i Faith, announced in Shiraz that He was the Herald of a new Messenger of God. It is one of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

    • All Day

    Vesak is the birthday of the Buddha and the most important festival in Buddhism. On the first full moon day in May, Buddhists all over the world celebrate the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Friday, May 24, 2024

Saturday, May 25, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Sunday, May 26, 2024

    • All Day

    33rd Day of Counting the Omer. Celebrated for defeating a plague in Israel. Work is allowed. Celebrated by listening to music, bonfires, and family picnics. Lag BaOmer begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day.

    • All Day

    The first Sunday after Pentecost in the Western Christian liturgical calendar, and the Sunday of Pentecost in Eastern Christianity. Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, the three Persons of God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Monday, May 27, 2024

    • All Day

    Baha’is observe the anniversary of the death in exile of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith. It is one of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    • All Day

    Baha’is observe the anniversary of the death in exile of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Baha’i Faith. It is one of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Thursday, May 30, 2024

    • All Day

    The celebration of the Eucharist as the presence of Christ's body, blood, soul, and divinity by a divine act of God within the Mass. It is celebrated with a feast and a procession.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign | Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    Throughout her process, Jen Everett remixes images of herself in conversation with the materials she collects to talk about Black life, kinship, and collective gathering. Could you dim the lights? is her first solo museum presentation.

Friday, May 31, 2024