General Events

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Monday, August 20, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 6:30 - 8:45 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse at 1904 East Main Street in Urbana

    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.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
    • Armory 428

    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to create a Compass2g space for your course! Topics include: how to request a Compass2g space, how to add content to your course and stay organized, managing your course roster and grade book, sending announcements and email via Compass2g, using Compass2g to grade assignments, and more!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 9:30 - 11:00 am
    • Armory 156, Conference Room G

    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to use i>clicker in your classroom! Topics include: how to run i>clicker instructor software, using i>clicker for more than just roll call, how to design effective i>clicker questions that generate discussion, how to sync your i>clicker scores with Compass2g, and more!

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • South side of Illini Union, on the Main Quad

    Thursdays 11 am to 4 pm. End of May through the end of October. The farm stand is located on the south side of the Illini Union on the Main Quad. Sign up for our weekly newsletter to get updates on seasonal produce, recipes and more!

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • Bevier Commons, 249 Bevier Hall (905 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana)

    Looking for a convenient weight management program during the noon hour? Weight Watchers has a weekly meeting on campus. Anyone on campus can attend.

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Armory 428

    In this "Special Topics" Workshop, learn all about how to use tools and techniques to manage your large class in Compass2g.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    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.

Friday, August 24, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 9:00 - 10:30 am
    • Armory 428

    In this 90 minute workshop, learn everything you need to know to create a Compass2g space for your course! Topics include: how to request a Compass2g space, how to add content to your course and stay organized, managing your course roster and grade book, sending announcements and email via Compass2g, using Compass2g to grade assignments, and more!

    • 10:00 am
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Drama Rehearsal Room

    Experience the fellowship of communal dance with instructor Laura Chiaramonte of Dance at Illinois. If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe, welcoming environment.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Market at the Square, Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

    For the 9th year, the U of I is bringing "Science at the Market" on most Saturday mornings to the Farmers Market at Lincoln Square mall in Urbana. The U of I and other experts will be on hand with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent, and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' discipline.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Join Kay Carnes, Master Gardener and Mid-American Gardener panelist, for a morning in Allerton’s Herb Garden.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Celebrate the end of summer with a Luau at Allerton Park! Since we can’t all make it out to Robert’s Hawaiian estate, we’re bringing Lawaii-Kai to Allerton Park & Retreat Center! Enjoy an on-site pig roast and full Hawaiian buffet while experiencing authentic Polynesian dancing and a fire performance. End the night around the bonfire with tropical beverages and entertai

Sunday, August 26, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • All Day
    • IHLC Reading Room, 324 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections (IHLC) presents “‘I Shall Never Be Able to Forget What I Saw’: A Brief History of Illinois Disasters,” an exhibit featuring materials on six tragedies from Illinois’s past.

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    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.

    • 1:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    The VojoDeyl Trio (Radim Vojtek, Martin Deyl and Karolina Magdelena Kupczyk) from the Czech Republic will be offering a sampling of Czech folk music from their homeland at several venues during an August visit to Illinois this year. A sample of their folk music can be found on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/i2Gr4nD2htQ.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Prairie Zen Center (515 S. Prospect, Champaign)

    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.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 16, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • 2:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum -- Knight Auditorium

    Improvisers Exchange is a two-year initiative deeply investigating the field of music improvisation. This program features performance and engagement residencies by leading artists representative of a wide spectrum of the practice, initiates a new performance course on improvisation for students, and promotes scholarly discourse through lectures and panel discussions.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Market at the Square, Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

    For the 9th year, the U of I is bringing "Science at the Market" on most Saturday mornings to the Farmers Market at Lincoln Square mall in Urbana. The U of I and other experts will be on hand with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent, and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' discipline.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre

    Every two years, the costume and prop shops clean house to make way for new items. Hundreds of pieces—including many one-of-a-kind treasures—will be available. Shop early for the best selection!

    • 11:30
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! Champaign Outdoors presents this hassle-free camping experience, providing families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Saunders Lounge, Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls

    Experimental Films of Renée Baker Renée Baker will present her experimental films and discuss the creative process in producing these works as set pieces and moving scores. Renée Baker is Improvisers Exchange Artist-in-Residence (September 18-26, 2018).

    • 9:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin, Urbana

    Dance the night away at Krannert Center! Come enjoy a FREE Latin Dance Night in the Krannert Center Lobby, co-sponsored by La Casa Cultural Latina.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

    • All Day
    • Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign

    While today’s growing social and political unrest throughout America may eventually give rise to a new generation of resistance songs, the Sousa Archives’ American Music Month exhibits this year offer signs of hope. Each exhibit shows that through revolutionary exchanges and revolutionary music, we may be able to foster a dialog between contrary viewpoints.

    • All Day
    • 2nd Floor Main Library (outside Reading Room)

    • 11:30
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Spend the weekend exploring Allerton’s Natural Areas with the whole family! Champaign Outdoors presents this hassle-free camping experience, providing families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature.

    • 3:00 pm

    The outstanding musicians in the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra excel at a wide range of musical styles and are committed to expanding band music's reaches as they undertake works for large or small groups, traditional pieces, and new compositions.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018