General Events

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Sunday, March 24, 2019

    • All Day
    • Chicago

    Join TEC and Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Chicago May 13-15 for the Chicago Entrepreneurship Workshop. Apply at go.illinois.edu/CEW19 by Monday, March 25.

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • 2310 Everitt Lab

    Interested in learning how to create an Alexa skill? Attend Amazon Alexa Skills Workshop to learn how to create a simple Alexa skill and launch it on a device. We will build the skill together using Alexa online resources. Make sure to bring a laptop!

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 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, March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

    • All Day
    • Chicago, Illinois

    Join us for the 2019 CREA Conference: Intersectionality as Critical Inquiry, Method and Practice: Moving Beyond Nominal Categories and False Dichotomies in Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment. Pre-conference workshops led by Dr. Stafford Hood on March 26.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • 8:30 am
    • Levis Faculty Center

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This colloquium is the culmination of a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student IPRH research cluster, “Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE).” Keynote Speakers: Gabriela Currie, University of Minnesota (Music) and Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma (English).

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • 9:00 am
    • Online via Blackboard Ultra

    Join the Slavic Reference Service for this workshop intended to assist ILL librarians in working with foreign language materials.

    • All Day
    • 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.

    • 9:30 am - 5:45 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center

    Tired of getting flat tires on your bike? Come to this 1 hour informational hands-on class to learn how to solve one of the most common bicycle repair problems! We’ll cover the basics of removing a wheel and tire, replacing the tube, and reinstalling the wheel on the bicycle. All tools and parts will be provided.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • TechHub - Armory Room 151A

    CITL Innovation Spaces are hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: This workshop counts towards the Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching.)

    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • 1206 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3. Mary will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3.

    • 11:30 am
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    Classes introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note, yoga will not be held on March 8 or March 22.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Music & Performing Arts Library, 1312 Music Building, 1114 West Nevada Street, Urbana

    Join us for an after hours listening party celebrating the many women in music, and browse our large CD, DVD, and vinyl collections!

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Queen Elizabeth, Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised play, created with Tectonic Theater Company master teachers Barbara Pitts McAdams and playwright Mina Samuels and further developed with our students.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    In 2002, seven circus artists came together to found The 7 Fingers (Les 7 doigts) collective. At once unified and multifaceted, this Montreal troupe calls upon more than a collective century of performance experience to expand the horizons of movement and visual spectacle through imaginative, immersive, and athletic productions.

    • 9:30 pm

    Steven Sogo is a singer from the central African country of Burundi who sings about life, love, and peace in a style that mixes traditional Burundian music with jazz, blues, and pop.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

    • 8:30 am
    • Levis Faculty Center

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This colloquium is the culmination of a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student IPRH research cluster, “Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE).” Keynote Speakers: Gabriela Currie, University of Minnesota (Music) and Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma (English).

    • 9:30 am - 5:45 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center

    Everyone in Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding area is invited to celebrate youth literature at Community Day on March 30, which is free and open to the public. Author readings, book signings, all-day puppet shows, live music, art displays, and a variety of hands-on activities for children will all be part of the fun!

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • All Day
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • The I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign

    Champaign-Urbana and surrounding area families and community members are invited to celebrate youth literature at the Festival's Community Day Celebration, a free event, open to the public.

    • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • 7:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Brazilian music educator and scholar Juliana Cantarelli Vita presents a lecture-recital on Afro-Brazilian percussion genres. Her work deals with a number of different Afro-Brazilian musical genres from the northeast region of Brazil.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Queen Elizabeth, Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised play, created with Tectonic Theater Company master teachers Barbara Pitts McAdams and playwright Mina Samuels and further developed with our students.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    In 2002, seven circus artists came together to found The 7 Fingers (Les 7 doigts) collective. At once unified and multifaceted, this Montreal troupe calls upon more than a collective century of performance experience to expand the horizons of movement and visual spectacle through imaginative, immersive, and athletic productions.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Just as the finishing touches were being put on Krannert Center, another UI institution was being born—The Other Guys men’s a cappella group. For five decades now, they’ve charmed audiences with plenty of good humor (including a rather famous ode to the university’s Morrow Plots), catchy arrangements, nearly 20 recordings, and more—all in those iconic Illini sweaters.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

    • 8:30 am
    • Levis Faculty Center

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This colloquium is the culmination of a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student IPRH research cluster, “Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE).” Keynote Speakers: Gabriela Currie, University of Minnesota (Music) and Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma (English).

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 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 - 4:00 pm
    • Lake of the Woods pavilion

    Join us at Lake of the Woods pavilion for a mid-winter afternoon of bicycle riding, food, and board games. There will be an opportunity to ride your bike on road for a 10-mile loop out into the winter. There will also be a fat bike/mountain bike ride inside the park. All will return to the pavilion for hot soup, hot drinks, and board games in front of the fire.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    The premier orchestra at the University of Illinois will perform a variety of pieces conducted by Donald Schleicher.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Art Theater; 126 W Church St.; Champaign, IL 61820

Monday, April 1, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

    • All Day
    • Across campus, including the Spurlock Museum, the Armory Innovation Spaces, and the CU Community Fablab

    • All Day
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    The 2019 AERA Annual Meeting's theme is: Leveraging Education Research in a “Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence

    • All Day

    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.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • All Day
    • 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.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center

    Tired of getting flat tires on your bike? Come to this 1 hour informational hands-on class to learn how to solve one of the most common bicycle repair problems! We’ll cover the basics of removing a wheel and tire, replacing the tube, and reinstalling the wheel on the bicycle. All tools and parts will be provided.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3. Mary will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3.

    • 11:30 am
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    Classes introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note, yoga will not be held on March 8 or March 22.

    • 1:30 pm
    • 819 Psychology

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Autumn Knight, performance artist; Amy L. Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art; and Sandra Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Latina/Latino Studies are featured in this conversation. They will discuss the recently published book Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal, the first comprehensive publication on the New York-based performance artist. This event is free (donations accep

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    Moms Weekend Spring Open House Books on display: new acquisitions & spring-themed rare book favorites Our curators will be on hand to answer questions. Students and parents interested in rare books and special collections are encouraged to stop by! Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Queen Elizabeth, Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised play, created with Tectonic Theater Company master teachers Barbara Pitts McAdams and playwright Mina Samuels and further developed with our students.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Sunday, April 7, 2019

    • All Day
    • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    The 2019 AERA Annual Meeting's theme is: Leveraging Education Research in a “Post-Truth” Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence

    • All Day

    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.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 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.

    • 12:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Join the Spurlock Museum in the celebration of its 14th annual WorldFest event. Enjoy performances from around the world in one afternoon…plus crafts for all ages! The afternoon features a variety of international music and storytelling. This family-friendly event is free and sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    What would Mary Stuart, Shakespeare’s Hermione, Medea, Queen Christina of Sweden, and other queens of stage and screen say and do if they were all together at a day spa? What would they change? Illinois Theatre is thrilled to premiere this devised piece; join us for a fast, funny, wicked take on femininity, power, and pleasure.

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

    With their “unbeatable blend of virtuosity, spontaneity, and humor,” Canadian Brass possesses a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences (Washington Post). Renowned for musical excellence, genre-bending versatility, and joyous performances for almost 50 years, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.”

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Toronto

    Join the College at our reception to reconnect with friends, meet students, and learn what's new in Champaign-Urbana. RSVP acceptances by April 1 to go.illinois.edu/AERA2019RSVP

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

    • All Day
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    This weekend is a time for friends old and new, near and far, to come together in reflection and revelry, celebrating all that has led to this moment in Krannert Center’s history.

    • All Day

    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.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, West Gallery

    Drawn from KAM’s collection and including artwork by Sue Coe, Louise Fishman, Leon Golub, Robert Indiana, Annette Lemieux, David Park, Mark Rothko, Hedda Sterne, and Purvis Young, this exhibition features works that offer resolute statements on the physical and emotional significance of painting.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court Gallery

    This exhibition features works from KAM’s collection of exquisite paintings predominantly from Rajasthan and the Punjab hills, in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent.

    • All Day
    • KAM Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    Visitors are invited to engage anew with European and American art in this special exhibition on view in the Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery.

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Undergraduate Library, room 251

    • All Day
    • 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.

    • All Day
    • Max L. Rowe Auditorium, Law Building

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • Armory building, room 428

    It’s actually pretty common to teach material that might be a bit of a stretch for you. Using ideas from Therese Huston’s excellent book Teaching What You Don’t Know, we’ll discover some strategies for comfortably and confidently teaching material that is not your specialty.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center

    Tired of getting flat tires on your bike? Come to this 1 hour informational hands-on class to learn how to solve one of the most common bicycle repair problems! We’ll cover the basics of removing a wheel and tire, replacing the tube, and reinstalling the wheel on the bicycle. All tools and parts will be provided.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3. Mary will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Fridays this spring, March 29 through May 3.

    • 11:30 am
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    Classes introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note, yoga will not be held on March 8 or March 22.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Spurlock Museum invites you to a Powwow Dance and Singing exhibition by Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company. Bizhiki engages audiences of all ages through intricate stories, traditional and contemporary dance and song, and demonstration of traditional ecological knowledge, guiding participates to a better understanding of cultural resiliency and revitalization.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum - 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, IL

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

    • All Day
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    This weekend is a time for friends old and new, near and far, to come together in reflection and revelry, celebrating all that has led to this moment in Krannert Center’s history.

    • All Day

    All are welcome!! Come one come all, from Indiana from Illinois from Wisconsin or from wherever you are... We'll be heading to the lovely Walnut Point State Park. Choose your adventure, by bike or auto (if that's your preference) Been hosting this delightful shebang for about 8 years now!

    • All Day

    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.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 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.

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

    Each Krannert Center Debut Artist is featured in an intimate atmosphere with audience members seated onstage with the performer. This powerful early career boost beautifully symbolizes Krannert Center’s threefold mission of education, research, and public engagement.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019

    • All Day

    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.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Dr. Koeli Goel, this exhibit features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

    • 8:30 am
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana, second floor balcony

    Breaking the Silence is a breaking and making mosaic project led by Susan Parenti, School for Designing a Society. Coordinated by Mad Creative, it was one of a series of events looking at bombardments of trauma news about sexual violence and other triggering topics around gender and power.

    • 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, April 22, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019