General Events

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

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.

    • 8:30 am
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • All Day
    • 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.

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Grainger Engineering Library, room 040D

    CITL's Information and Support Team will be onsite to provide assistance and consultation for instructors on topics related to Compass grade center issues. We are happy to consult on non gradebook matters relating to CITL services, as well.

    • 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 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.

    • All Day
    • 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery, Krannert Art Musuem

    Tango at KAM, organized by Melih Sener, is free and open to dancers of all abilities, with or without a dance partner. Tangotta is comprised of Armand Beaudoin on bass and cello, Dorothy Martirano on violin, Chris Reyman on keyboard and accordion, and George Turner on guitar.

    • 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.

    • All Day
    • 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

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

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 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.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Saturday, January 19, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 2:00 - 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.

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

    Born in Mexico and raised in New York City, Grammy Award-winner Arturo O'Farrill is Director of Jazz Studies at CUNY’s Brooklyn College and founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of Afro Latin jazz and supporting its performance for new audiences.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 5:30 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.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    With lithe movement, resplendent apparel, and mesmerizing tales, the more than 50 dancers of this esteemed Russian company—which has performed at Krannert Center since 1999— weave evenings of evergreen enchantment.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 7:00 pm
    • KAM Lower Level, Auditorium

    Join us for a screening of "Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists" (2014) at Krannert Art Museum. The film chronicles a group of 20th century Chicago artists, many of whose work is on view in the current exhibition "Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago."

Friday, January 25, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

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

    Tony Award-winning tap dancer Savion Glover is lauded as “the greatest tap virtuoso of our time, perhaps of all time.” Marcus Gilmore earned acclaim for his influential work as a third of the highly awarded Vijay Iyer Trio. Together, this duo connects the past and present of tap and jazz to create an evening of percussive fireworks.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

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

    Praised for playing with “supreme melodic control and total authority” and “decided dramatic impact,” the Argus Quartet has quickly emerged as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles. Its core mission is to connect with and build up a community of engaged listeners.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • 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
    • 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 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Siobhan Brady, PhD University of California, Davis, Department of Plant Biology

    • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

    Gies hosts a two-day fair in the fall semester and a one-day fair in the spring semester for all students seeking business related roles at a variety of organizations. The fall fair averages over 220 companies and 3500 students and the spring fair averages over 140 companies and 1800 students. Attend these events to connect with top talent each semester.

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theater (126 W Church St, Champaign)

    A screening of MISSISSIPPI MASALA (dir. Mira Nair, 1991) with discussion led by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta (Comparative and World Literature/Religion) to follow. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

    Engineering @ Illinois hosts over 400 companies and 6500 students at our fall fairs and over 250 companies with over 3,000 students in attendance at our spring fairs. One of the many reasons why you should attend the Engineering @ Illinois Career Fairs and connect with top talent at Illinois!

    • 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.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum Lower Level, Auditorium

    Please join us for a curator talk by Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.

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

    The Stonewall Riots, started during a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City in June 1969, are mythologized as the beginning of the contemporary gay rights movement. Playwright Ike Holter reimagines that night, bringing desire and frustration to sweaty, messy, sexy life.

    • 7:30 pm

    Described as having an “infinitely flexible sound, with many subtle colors,” Jonathan Keeble is among the leading performer/pedagogues of his generation. He is known for his rich tone, effervescent personality, and nuanced musicality.