General Events

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019

    • 11:00 am
    • U. of I. Stock Pavilion 1402 W. Pennsylvania Ave, Urbana, IL

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Main Quad, University of Illinois

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Main Quad

    Come out for a day of learning about any and every Registered Student Organization on the Illinois campus. Campus offices and local organizations will also be lining the Main Quad for you to get a taste of how diverse the university is and what it has to offer. The Illini Union vendors will be there, along with the Rec Room, so you can see what we are all about!

Monday, August 26, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Museum closed for Labor Day! Have a great holiday.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Saturday, September 7, 2019

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Urbana's Market at the Square: Corner of Illinois and Vine St.

    This week, our popular "Ask a Scientist" booth features the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society and Staerkel Planetarium!

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • 9:00 am
    • Orchestra Rehearsal Room

    Stretch into the final day of ELLNORA 2019 with a refreshing morning yoga session from Lola Pittenger of GLOW by Lola, including live musical accompaniment.

    • 10:00 am

    Bassist Danny Weinkauf is a Grammy Award winner and longtime member of They Might Be Giants. Now with the Red Pants Band, Weinkauf packs his deliciously catchy tunes with pop beats and intelligent topics that reach kids with fun facts and life lessons.

    • 10:15 am

    Hear Wrembel’s arrangements of Django Reinhardt’s rare solo guitar works in this 30-minute set.

    • 11:00 am

    Emerging Korean guitarist Bokyung Byun enjoys a growing reputation sparked by her first-place finishes in international competitions and proven by her numerous performances across Asia and North America. NPR describes Grammy Award winner Jason Vieaux as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.”

    • 11:00 am

    Go up close with the craft of guitar making! Rhode Island-based French luthier Rachel Rosenkrantz is a contemporary luthier with a strong sense of instrument-making traditions.

    • 12:30 pm

    Ickes and Hensley are a Grammy-nominated duo made in bluegrass heaven. Together, Ickes and Hensley create a supercharged collaboration that Marty Stuart says affirms “that the real deal still exists.”

    • 1:30 pm
    • Stage 5

    Sávila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world, as well as the name of the cumbia/Latin/world/R&B-inspired ensemble of guitarist Fabi Reyna, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez, and percussionist Papi Fimbres. English and Spanish vocals mix in the hypnotizing music of this trio.

    • 2:30 pm

    • 2:30 pm

    As a young prodigy, Danilo Brito would play the bandolim, a Brazilian-style mandolin, alongside his elders at rodas de choro—informal gatherings of musicians that celebrated Brazil’s popular choro music style. He quickly earned comparisons to Brazil’s pioneering mandolin player Jacob do Bandolim, from whom the bandolim takes its name.

    • 4:00 pm

    As a young prodigy, Danilo Brito would play the bandolim, a Brazilian-style mandolin, alongside his elders at rodas de choro—informal gatherings of musicians that celebrated Brazil’s popular choro music style. He quickly earned comparisons to Brazil’s pioneering mandolin player Jacob do Bandolim, from whom the bandolim takes its name.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Experience a little sonic rejuvenation with this new offering at 5pm and 8pm that combines the wisdom of a spiritual leader with acoustic musical sets.

    • 5:00 pm

    These Austin-based rock and rollers own the stage with “irresistible swagger,” unforgettable melodies, and inflections of punk, pop, funk, and soul (The Austin Chronicle). The lineup includes Dominique Davalos (bass, lead vocals), Eve Monsees (guitar, vocals), Kathy Valentine (guitar, vocals—of The Go-Go's), and Christina Comley (drums).

    • 6:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Julia Toaspern's lilting, clear vocals and remarkable guitar and fiddle talents combine with Tony McManus’ signature style to create an evening of “breathtaking duets” ("Folker").

    • 7:15 pm

    With his embrace of electronica, jazz, rock, and multiple Indian and American musical influences, Rafiq Bhatia—a first-generation son of Muslim immigrants and the guitarist of the band Son Lux—“blows up all expectations about what can be done with the instrument and how it should sound” (The New York Times).

    • 8:00 pm

    Experience a little sonic rejuvenation with this new offering that combines the wisdom of spiritual leaders with acoustic musical sets.

    • 8:30 pm

    You might know guitar legend Buddy Guy from his eight Grammy wins, his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, 37 Blues Music Awards (yes, that’s the most ever!), a Kennedy Center Honor, a Presidential National Medal of Arts, Rolling Stone’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” or that occasion when he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    • 9:00 pm

    With his embrace of electronica, jazz, rock, and multiple Indian and American musical influences, Rafiq Bhatia—a first-generation son of Muslim immigrants and the guitarist of the band Son Lux—“blows up all expectations about what can be done with the instrument and how it should sound” (The New York Times).

    • 10:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    Come rock out to close out ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2019 with beloved local music educator and 40 North ACE Award winner Brandon T. Washington and friends.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

    • 2:00 - 9:00 pm
    • Arboretum

    Come celebrate our Fifth annual Matsuri!

    • 4:00 - 7:00 pm
    • SDRP Multipurpose Room

    For twenty five years, students have been producing "Asiantation," a new student-welcoming program and resource handbook to introduce first year students, transfer students, as well as graduate and professional students to the Asian American campus community and resources.

Monday, September 9, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • 12:00 - 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!

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Siobhan Brady, PhD University of California, Davis; Department of Plant Biology "Transcriptional Regulation of Nitrogen Metabolism"

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Grove - Corner of Lincoln and Pennsylvania Avenue, Urbana IL 61801

    Are you looking for ways to eat a balanced diet, but don’t feel like spending all that money? Come learn how to use simple ingredients to achieve your lifestyle goals!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

    • 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
    • San Diego Mesa College

    The Office of Community College Research and Leadership is offering three institutes to provide regional professional development opportunities for community college faculty, student-affairs professionals, and academic-affairs administrators. This one will be held at San Diego Mesa College.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • 515 Old Timber Road Monticello IL 61856

    Learn something new this summer with the beautiful Allerton grounds as your classroom and inspiration!

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

    The Sustainable Student Farm sells their produce at their farm stand on the Quad every Thursday, 11am to 4pm, from May to end of October.

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

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 4:00 pm
    • 114 David Kinley Hall

    The Department of Asian American Studies presents the 12th Annual Balgopal Lecture, a yearly lecture event that brings distinguished scholars to campus to discuss the Asian American experience.

    • 4:00 pm
    • IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana) 

    Rebecca Garden is John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Executive Director, Consortium for Culture and Medicine, SUNY Upstate. With support from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities.

    • 5:30 pm
    • KAM lower level, Auditorium (room 62)

    Join us for a School of Art + Design Distinguished Alumni Lecture by pioneering gay conceptual photographer and U of I alumnus Hal Fischer.

    • 7:00 pm
    • The Art Theatre

    This new PBS documentary is being screened in anticipation of a public lecture on September 19 by Wang Dan, one of the main student organizers of the Tiananmen Square Protests.

Friday, September 13, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • All Day
    • Education Building

    • 12:00 pm
    • Room 210, Levis Faculty Center, Second Floor (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    Lunch and conversation with gender-fluid drag queen and visual artist Sasha Velour for undergraduate students.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum: Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Roussève and his nine-member ensemble powerfully explore the legendary music and complicated emotional truths of Billy Strayhorn, the gay, African-American jazz composer and civil rights activist best known as Duke Ellington’s main arranger and writing partner.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Urbana's Market at the Square: Corner of Illinois and Vine St.

    This week, our popular "Ask a Scientist" booth features the Illinois Geometry Lab! Come see what you can build using polygons and check out what we have 3D-printing! Learn more about IGL events in the community.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

    • 10:15 am
    • 141 Loomis Laboratory

    Paul Debevec, 2-time Academy Award winner and Senior Scientist at Google VR, will be presenting his work in film industry and how the world of physics applies to special effects found in today's blockbuster movies.

    • 2:30 - 3:30 pm
    • The Urbana Free Library, Megan's Reading Room. 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Since the release of his 2004 acclaimed CD "When I Fall In Love," trumpet phenom Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Sinfonia’s 36th season opens with a lush, virtuosic program featuring violinist Stefan Milenkovich performing the Bruch Violin Concerto in G Minor.

    • 8:00 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    "Smoke & Mirrors," Sasha Velour’s first one-queen show, is an effortless blend of drag, visual art, and magic.

    • 8:00 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse (Krannert Center for the Performing Arts)

Sunday, September 15, 2019

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 1:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL 61801

    Join us in shaping the future of K-​12 Computer Science Education for all Illinois students.

    • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Armory Building

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum: Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Intricate storytelling, a blending of traditional and contemporary song and dance, and a deep connection to traditional ecological knowledge form the heart of Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company, which will present a powerful, intriguing, and informative powwow dance exhibition.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre, Club-Style

    The Gunns invite you to pull up a chair for a charming living-room style cabaret, complete with a small band and filled with their own family stories as well as friends old and new singing and playing songs old and new (including numbers by the witty and wise Susan Werner).

    • 8:00 - 9:30 pm
    • Main Quad - 607 S Mathews Ave Urbana, Illinois 61801 United States

    Join us for the brightest 5k on campus! Come dressed in your best neon clothing and enjoy a night walk/run filled with free food, giveaways, music, and more.

    • 9:30 pm
    • Stage 5

    Join us after the performances by Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company and Nathan and Julie Gunn for a free Global Transfer Afterglow concert by Cheick Hamala Diabate and his ensemble at Stage 5.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Urbana's Market at the Square: Corner of Illinois and Vine St.

    This week, our popular "Ask a Scientist" booth features the UIUC Astronomy Department. They will focus on the hot and cold universe, solar observing telescopes, and something about star wars!

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • 3505 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana

    Get your hands dirty and experience harvesting, processing, and human-centered design at work. Ideate around the goal of improving farm operations, then present ideas for a chance to win prizes!

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre, Club-Style

    The Gunns invite you to pull up a chair for a charming living-room style cabaret, complete with a small band and filled with their own family stories as well as friends old and new singing and playing songs old and new (including numbers by the witty and wise Susan Werner).

Sunday, September 22, 2019

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • University Club Chicago, 76 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603

    Join the nation's foremost experts in human nutrition, obesity research, and child and family health at the Food and Family Conference 2019. Hosted by the Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Christopher Family Foundation. Registration and more information coming soon!

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    "Revealing Presence" illuminates the scale and breadth of architectural work by women and its enduring contribution to the built environment by focusing on the work of alumnae of the Illinois School of Architecture.

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Crane Bay of Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, 205 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana

    https://cee.illinois.edu/corporate/cee-job-fair

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

    The Sustainable Student Farm sells their produce at their farm stand on the Quad every Thursday, 11am to 4pm, from May to end of October.

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

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 1:30 - 6:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

    The ACES + LAS Career Fair is open to all students, but targeted to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • All Galleries

    Celebrate opening night for KAM’s newest exhibitions, including "Art Since 1948", "All this Beauty and Color: Highlights of the WPA", and "Revealing Presence: Women in Architecture at the University of Illinois".

    • 5:30 pm
    • Lobby and Theatres

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

    • 6:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, IL 61820

    Celebrate opening night for KAM’s newest exhibitions, including "Art Since 1948", "All this Beauty and Color: Highlights of the WPA", and "Revealing Presence: Women in Architecture at the University of Illinois." This event is free and open to the public.

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • All Galleries

    Celebrate opening night for KAM’s newest exhibitions, including "Art Since 1948", "All this Beauty and Color: Highlights of the WPA", and "Revealing Presence: Women in Architecture at the University of Illinois."

    • 6:00 pm
    • Amphitheatre

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Stage 5 (500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana)

    Known throughout the indie music world for her solo project, Japanese Breakfast, Michelle Zauner will read from her upcoming memoir, Crying in H-Mart.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Stage 5

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

    • 8:00 pm
    • TBA

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

Friday, September 27, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    "Revealing Presence" illuminates the scale and breadth of architectural work by women and its enduring contribution to the built environment by focusing on the work of alumnae of the Illinois School of Architecture.

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 9:00 am
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    Join us for this event organized in partnership with The UIUC School of Architecture.

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

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this exhibition, we bring together examples--many drawn from our own Rare Book & Manuscript Library--to show the dynamic practice of modern book & paper conservation.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum: Hood Classroom

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom, Krannert Art Museum

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga. Please bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Held in the Hood Classroom on the lower level of the museum. (No session Nov 29 or Dec 6)

    • 3:00 pm
    • Education Bldg Room 2

    The O’Leary Learning Center honors the family's lifelong commitment to education and learning with the establishment of a sophisticated 4,400 square foot laboratory space. It is designed to advance research and teaching in the college for enhanced collaboration of interdisciplinary research projects,an improved online learning space, and enriched STEM instruction.

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

    While contemporary conservators strive to apply innovative modern conservation treatments for our objects, we see the good, the bad, and the ugly of past repairs through the ages in our collections every day. In this lecture, Consuela Metzger, Head of the UCLA Library Conservation Center, will discuss modern book and paper conservation.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    HOME combines dance, illusion, live music, homespun engineering, and inventive audience interaction to compose a work that awakens its viewers to housing dilemmas both local and global while asking, “Where is home?”

    • 7:30 pm
    • TBA

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

    • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Urbana's Market at the Square: Corner of Illinois and Vine St.

    Ask a UIUC physicist your questions about the universe and how it works! Come see a super conductor make a magnet float! There are also singing magnets, florescence, wave propagation, reference frames, event horizons, and more!

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Kinkead Gallery

    This exhibition showcases a selection of paintings created by American artists who were employed as part of the New Deal Works Progress Administration. This art is on long term loan to Krannert Art Museum from the United States Government and is cared for as part of the museum collection.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Bow and Trees Galleries

    The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from the 1300s to 1950.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    "Revealing Presence" illuminates the scale and breadth of architectural work by women and its enduring contribution to the built environment by focusing on the work of alumnae of the Illinois School of Architecture.

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • 10:15 am
    • 141 Loomis Laboratory

    Professor Alan Nathan, a baseball enthusiast and world renowned expert in the physics of baseball will discuss how understanding the physics of the sport might give you an advantage when swinging for the stands.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    Join us for a free Saturday performance in the KAM Chamber Music Series by classical guitarist Guido Sanchez-Portuguez.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Stage 5 (500 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana)

    A reading by poets J. Allyn Rosser and Mark Halliday. Part of Pygmalion, September 26–28. Free and open to the public.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    As PYGMALION enters its 15th year, it remains one of the most culturally creative events in Champaign-Urbana and downstate Illinois. The ever-expanding offerings have grown to include music, technology, literature, food, and maker components.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    HOME combines dance, illusion, live music, homespun engineering, and inventive audience interaction to compose a work that awakens its viewers to housing dilemmas both local and global while asking, “Where is home?”

Sunday, September 29, 2019

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

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

Monday, September 30, 2019