General Events

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

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

    Since 2003, the Champaign Urbana Ballet has brought the season’s sparkle to Krannert Center stages. Join Clara, her princely Nutcracker, and the talented young cast of the Champaign Urbana Ballet as an ordinary gift transforms a festive holiday evening into an enchanted journey.

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

    The Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” They currently serve as the Yale School of Music’s fellowship quartet-in-residence.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Discovery Day is the feature program of the month. This program brings together a range of activities and experts for an in-depth exploration of this month's theme. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 3:00 pm

    A festive tradition, this concert joins choruses, instrumentalists, and audience members in a celebration of the winter season.

    • 3:00 pm

    This group from the University of Illinois specializes in tunes from the Big Band era.

    • 7:30 pm

    Jazz vocalists can perform a cappella, create their own vocal percussion, become entire orchestras unto themselves, or sing dense arrangements backed by rhythm musicians.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

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

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, West Gallery, Light Court, Gelvin Noel Annex

    A collaboration of Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, Kennedy Browne’s videos, workshops, and sculptural installations have probed common stories of global capital: the effects on workers of relocating companies, the visionary boyhood narratives of tech company founders, and struggles over privacy in the age of the internet.

    • All Day

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    By highlighting KAM’s strong holdings of work from artists practicing in Chicago during the 1930s through the 1980s, this exhibition considers the problematic nature of art historical categories and explores what other stories are missed by perpetuating a single narrative.

    • 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 - 4:00 pm

    Looking for a casual place to study on Reading Day from 11am-4pm? Krannert Center has got your back: plenty of seating with charging stations, delicious food and beverages available for purchase from Intermezzo cafe, 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.

    • 3:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Experience Allerton after dark! We are illuminating a Winter Wellness Walk, with the generous support of Kirby Medical Center.

    • 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.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Kai-Fu Lee Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures In this talk, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee will talk about the four waves of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how AI will permeate every part of our lives in the next decade. He will also talk about how this will be different from previous technology revolutions — it will be faster and driven by not one superpower, but two (US & Chin

Friday, December 14, 2018

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

    • All Day

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, West Gallery, Light Court, Gelvin Noel Annex

    A collaboration of Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, Kennedy Browne’s videos, workshops, and sculptural installations have probed common stories of global capital: the effects on workers of relocating companies, the visionary boyhood narratives of tech company founders, and struggles over privacy in the age of the internet.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 346

    This exhibition celebrates the history of the collection at the University of Illinois; its collector, Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana; and the extraordinary depth and breadth of the collection, newly accessible thanks to a Cataloging Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    By highlighting KAM’s strong holdings of work from artists practicing in Chicago during the 1930s through the 1980s, this exhibition considers the problematic nature of art historical categories and explores what other stories are missed by perpetuating a single narrative.

    • 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.

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

    • 10:00 am

    Experience the fellowship of communal dance with instructors Laura Chiaramonte and Kate Insolia 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.

    • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Simonds Pyatt Gallery of European Cultures, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Spurlock Museum will host Mindful Meditation sessions from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays this fall, October 29 to December 14 (the Friday after Thanksgiving is off). Leader Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips on how to engage mindfully.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces 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.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum Hood Classroom

    KAM offers a lunchtime yoga series on Fridays when classes are in session. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Experience Allerton after dark! We are illuminating a Winter Wellness Walk, with the generous support of Kirby Medical Center.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210, General Lounge

    Come de-stress and energize your body and mind with 1-hour session of mixed yoga and meditation. Yoga mats provided.

    • 6:00 pm
    • 608 E. Pennsylvania, Urbana

    Join local cyclists for a fun Friday ride.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

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

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, West Gallery, Light Court, Gelvin Noel Annex

    A collaboration of Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, Kennedy Browne’s videos, workshops, and sculptural installations have probed common stories of global capital: the effects on workers of relocating companies, the visionary boyhood narratives of tech company founders, and struggles over privacy in the age of the internet.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    By highlighting KAM’s strong holdings of work from artists practicing in Chicago during the 1930s through the 1980s, this exhibition considers the problematic nature of art historical categories and explores what other stories are missed by perpetuating a single narrative.

    • 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.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Gelvin Noel Gallery

    • 2:00 pm
    • 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802

    Join us for a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Chado, or the Way of Tea, is one of the most ancient and revered arts of Japan, and is at the very heart of Japan House. Learn the history behind this art, and enjoy a bowl of matcha tea and a traditional sweet. Experience a moment of peace.

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Experience Allerton after dark! We are illuminating a Winter Wellness Walk, with the generous support of Kirby Medical Center.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    This Artful Nature program offers visitors an opportunity to create a uniqe project inspired by the natural world. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

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

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Main Level, West Gallery, Light Court, Gelvin Noel Annex

    A collaboration of Irish artists Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, Kennedy Browne’s videos, workshops, and sculptural installations have probed common stories of global capital: the effects on workers of relocating companies, the visionary boyhood narratives of tech company founders, and struggles over privacy in the age of the internet.

    • 9:00 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    By highlighting KAM’s strong holdings of work from artists practicing in Chicago during the 1930s through the 1980s, this exhibition considers the problematic nature of art historical categories and explores what other stories are missed by perpetuating a single narrative.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Allerton Park, Monticello, IL

    Experience Allerton after dark! We are illuminating a Winter Wellness Walk, with the generous support of Kirby Medical Center.

    • 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, December 21, 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Sunday, December 23, 2018

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Monday, December 31, 2018