General Events

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 8:00 am
    • Beckman Institute Auditorium, Room 1025 and Beckman Institute East and Center Atrium

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

    • 1:00 pm
    • Demirjian Park

    • 1:30 - 4:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Ice Arena - 406 E. Armory Ave. Champaign IL 61820

    Join us for the spookiest event on campus with friends and family! Enjoy a FREE skate rental when you wear a costume! Prizes will be awarded throughout the event.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Room

    Go behind the scenes with a pre-show conversation.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Part of August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, Illinois Theatre’s production is directed by long-time Wilson collaborator Chuck Smith and features a newly choreographed and composed City of Bones section in collaboration with Dance at Illinois.

    • 3:00 pm

    This group is made up of undergraduate music majors, graduate students, and other outstanding singers who unite for a wide range of choral works.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 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, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    This exhibition is an invitation to experience artworks, film, music, and photography, making the celebration of Black girlhood visible and felt in our local, national, and worldwide communities.

    • 9:00 am
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    "The Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis: How NIAMRRE Supports Solutions" Dr. Kristen Obbink, DVM, MPH Associate Director, National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), Iowa State University

    • 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.

    • 11:00 am
    • College of Education Room 4F

    In this talk, professors Nihad Bunar and Anna Lund (Stockholm University) will discuss challenges and opportunities associated with the arrival of over 100,000 migrant and asylum-seeking school-aged children and youth to Sweden since 2015.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Illini Union Bookstore Building, 4th Floor Lobby

    Go with Gratitude is a unique program that will help you discover how to enhance your overall quality of life through cultivating an attitude of gratitude. Research suggests that people who intentionally increase and sustain positive emotions such as gratitude and optimism are healthier, happier, and more resilient in coping with life’s challenges.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1 Hazelwood Dr. in Champaign (metered and bike parking available and yellow bus stops one block away)

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

    Londa Schiebinger is Professor of History of Science, Director, Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering and Environment Project, Stanford University.

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    Celebrate Opening Night of the School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 5:15 - 6:15 pm
    • Siebel Center for Computer Science - Rm 1214

    Prudential Pathways offers practical, down-to earth information that can help you and your family today, tomorrow, and beyond.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    One of Shakespeare’s earliest commercial successes, critics have sometimes dismissed the tragedy as a failure or as somehow “unShakespearean” for its abrupt tonal shifts and extreme violence.

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • All Day

    Do you have an interesting research idea and want to explore commercializing it?

    • 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, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

    • 8:30 am
    • University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.

    This fall, the University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. Join us as we celebrate the creativity, passion and impact of womxn working for progressive change.

    • 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 pm
    • Rm. 1005, Beckman Institute

    Deanna McDonagh, a professor of industrial design, will speak about “Design Thinking: From Invention to Innovation.”

    • 12:00 pm
    • Latzer Hall of the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign

    Let’s Stop Using Band-Aids for Bullet Wounds featuring Karen Crawford Simms, C-U Trauma and Resiliency Initiative

    • 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)

    • 1:30 pm
    • 819 Psychology

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

    Join us in The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, November 1 from 3 – 5pm for a Dad's Weekend Open House. Enjoy a relaxing Friday afternoon exploring newly-acquired rare books and other choice selections from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s collections. This event is free and open to the public; all are welcome.

    • 3:30 pm
    • 101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign, IL 61820

    • 4:30 - 6:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Urbana

    • 6:00 - 10:00 pm
    • Illini Union (Further details sent during the week of retreat to registrants)

    SKY Happiness Retreat, Nov 1st to 3rd, Illini Union

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Huff Hall

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Modern jazz legend Wynton Marsalis has led this remarkably versatile ensemble for over three decades—harmonizing a graceful blend of masterworks by Ellington, Basie, Monk, Mingus, Goodman, and more with original compositions, Lincoln Center-commissioned works, and rare historic pieces.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    One of Shakespeare’s earliest commercial successes, critics have sometimes dismissed the tragedy as a failure or as somehow “unShakespearean” for its abrupt tonal shifts and extreme violence.

    • 8:00 pm
    • State Farm Center

Saturday, November 2, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • 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, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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 - 5:30 pm
    • Illini Union (Further details sent during the week of retreat to registrants)

    SKY Happiness Retreat, Nov 1st to 3rd, Illini Union

    • 2:30 pm
    • Memorial Stadium

    • 7:00 pm
    • Huff Hall

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    One of Shakespeare’s earliest commercial successes, critics have sometimes dismissed the tragedy as a failure or as somehow “unShakespearean” for its abrupt tonal shifts and extreme violence.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Varsity Men's Glee Club at the University of Illinois presents its annual Dad's Day concert.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

    • All Day
    • Main Library, room 324

    The Illinois History and Lincoln Collections is pleased to present “The Iron Horse of the Prairie State,” an exhibit that explores the evolution of the railroad in Illinois’s history. The exhibit showcases the IHLC’s holdings related to railroads, from their inception when railroad fever struck Illinois in the 1830s to today.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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 - 5:30 pm
    • Illini Union (Further details sent during the week of retreat to registrants)

    SKY Happiness Retreat, Nov 1st to 3rd, Illini Union

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Japan House

    Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Sumi-e, or Japanese Black Ink Painting. Explore the practice of sumi-e as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy, and learn about black ink painting from the vision of a Tea Master.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Make a wearable art project inspired by one of the garments in this year's exhibit In Her Closet—How to Make a Drag Queen. All ages welcome. Drop in any time.

    • 3:00 pm

    The Best Band in the Land" heads indoors for this Dads Weekend concert featuring its signature tunes, highlights of the season, and some exciting extras.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    One of Shakespeare’s earliest commercial successes, critics have sometimes dismissed the tragedy as a failure or as somehow “unShakespearean” for its abrupt tonal shifts and extreme violence.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019

    • All Day
    • 1104 NCSA

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Salon-Style

    Chinese pianist Yi-Nuo Wang was selected as First Prize winner of the 2018 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, which is just the latest in a series of impressive first-prize performances, along with the 2017 Wideman International Piano Competition.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    • 9:00 am
    • Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801

    This year the FREE festivities take place November 11-15 in the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (100 Main Library). The giveaway will be going on during all hours that SSHEL is open.

    • 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, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center- 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Team up to save lives! Every day, approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed in the U.S. There are more than 40,000 students at ILLINOIS, and we need you to help bring hope to the millions of people that are in need of blood.

    • 10:30 - 11:30 am
    • Room 101, Natural Resources Building, 615 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign

    The Myanmar water sector faces challenges, including rapid socioeconomic development, uneven rainfall, flooding and drought due to climate change, and lack of coordination among agencies. The talk will focus on Myanmar's water potential, water use and challenges, opportunities and threats in water resources development, water quality protection & government actions.

    • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    • 10:30 am
    • Beckman East Atrium

    • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • South Entrance - Illini Union/ Wintergarden - ARC/ East Atrium - Beckman Institute

    "Quit the Nic!" is an event that provides support, encouragement and information to individuals looking to quit nicotine. It also aims to inform more members of the campus community about our Smoke & Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    Food for Thought, part of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relation's Lunch on Us series, is a weekly noontime discussion focused on topics relevant to the Asian American community. Past discussions include topics such as nutrition, mental health, sexual health, and issues of queer Asian Americans.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge; 707 S. Mathews Ave.; Urbana

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada, Urbana

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) - 1210 W. Nevada St.

    Join OIIR for a noontime discussion, and learn something new.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
    • Everitt Laboratory - Room 1306

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation.

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

    THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER "Intestinal epithelial cell functions at the host-microbiome interface" Maayan Levy-Thaiss, PhD University of Pennsylvania; Assistant Professor, Department of microbiology in the Perlman School of Medicine

    • 12:30 - 1:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    “Let’s Have a Kiki” is a series of half hour informal gallery talks during the run of the exhibit In Her Closet—How to Make a Drag Queen. Exhibit participants talk about their drag practice and exhibit-related themes, concepts, and materials.

    • 12:30 - 1:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    During each 30–minute session, Mary Wolters of Green Yoga Spa will help participants bring a focus to their breathing and share tips for how to engage mindfully. No registration or special equipment is necessary, and participants may attend as many or few sessions as they like.

    • 12:30 - 1:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    The Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters (Green Yoga Spa) in Mindful Meditation on Tuesdays this fall, October 8 through November 12.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Have you ever seen the open air markets in Morocco? The smells of this cooking class will make you think you’ve traveled there already. Join us to enjoy delicious roasted eggplant and couscous, a Moroccan staple.

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

    The University Library, the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and the Spurlock Museum invite you to a presentation by Scott Schwartz of the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, and Barry Houser, Director of the Marching Illini.

    • 7:00 - 8:15 pm
    • Women's Resources Center (WRC)

    Counseling Center Paraprofessionals are a group of undergraduate students who work to assist other students in embracing wellness. Each semester they hold weekly workshops on wellness topics that are relevant to our campus.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Neuroscientist Kate Jeffery collaborated with director Guillaume Pigé for this London company’s moving exploration of the countless dimensions of memory and amnesia, linking science with real-life experiences in a captivating style that embraces mime, theatre, and live music.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Sunday, November 17, 2019

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Japan House

    Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Sumi-e, or Japanese Black Ink Painting. Explore the practice of sumi-e as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy, and learn about black ink painting from the vision of a Tea Master.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Room

    Enjoy a pre-performance discussion with members of the artistic team.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This enchanting children’s story, filled with beautiful music and the sounds of nature, portrays a family-friendly, fantastic journey, exploring the relationship between humans and animals and the renewal that the natural world offers.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Widely considered one of the world’s finest, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra maintains its commitment to artistic excellence, educational impact, and community connections—all in service to its mission of enriching lives through the power of music.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 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 - 12:50 pm
    • Illini Union Bookstore Building, 4th Floor Lobby

    Go with Gratitude is a unique program that will help you discover how to enhance your overall quality of life through cultivating an attitude of gratitude. Research suggests that people who intentionally increase and sustain positive emotions such as gratitude and optimism are healthier, happier, and more resilient in coping with life’s challenges.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • La Casa Cultural Latina - 1203 W. Nevada St.

    Join OIIR for a noontime discussion, and learn something new.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Japan House

    Join us for Ryūrei, a traditional table-style Japanese tea ceremony!

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio

    Join us to explore pre-production and preparation for a 360 degree video shoot, field production best practices for a point and shoot 360 degree capture, and post-production with GoPro Fusion Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro and GoPro VR Plugins.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    In 1873 John J. Bird became the first African-American member of the University’s Board of Trustees. Who was this young man, and how did he receive such a position just eight years after the end of the Civil War? This talk will look at Bird’s life and his extraordinary achievements as one of the most prominent Black leaders in Illinois during the late 19th century.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Stage 5

    At Krannert Uncorked, Stage 5 is the crossroads to gather, make connections, and try a new wine.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    In the professional dance world, Tere O’Connor is known as a foremost choreographer, mentor, and award winner. At the University of Illinois, he is a Center for advanced Studies professor in Dance at Illinois. For their first-ever performance at Krannert Center, Tere O’Connor Dance will present "Long Run."

Friday, November 22, 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 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.

    • 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Ice Arena - 406 E. Armory Ave. Champaign IL 61820

    Come on by after your Black Friday shopping or to burn off some turkey from the day before! Friday, November 22: 11:30 am-2 pm, 7:30-9:30 pm Regular Admission Rates apply.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Women's Resource Center - 616 E. Green St., Suite 202

    Join OIIR for a noontime discussion, and learn something new.

    • 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)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    This lightly staged production of Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore" will include Sinfonia da Camera seated onstage and immersed in the action.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

    • All Day
    • State Farm Center

    • 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, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • All Day

    • 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    Enjoy an afternoon of Tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta. Tango at KAM is free and open to dancers of all abilities, with or without a dance partner. Everyone is welcome.

    • 12:30 - 3:30 pm
    • Main Level, East Gallery - 500 East Peabody Drive

    Enjoy an afternoon of Tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Monday, November 25, 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • 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.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Undergrad Library, Reflection Room Lower Level

    Schedule your study break to stop by and enjoy a relaxation technique facilitated by McKinley's Stress Management Peers. Pick up some stress related materials and resources.

Tuesday, November 26, 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • 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 - 12:50 pm
    • Everitt Laboratory - Room 1306

    This beginner-friendly course will introduce the concept of mindful meditation.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Beckman 1005

    Heidi Imker, the director of Research Data Service at Illinois, will talk about research data sharing, specifically about new National Institutes of Health policies that are now becoming part of grant applications. This talk will be of particular interest to people doing human subjects research with NIH funding (aging, cognition, neuroscience, psychology, etc).  Lunch will

    • 7:00 pm
    • State Farm Center

Wednesday, November 27, 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
    • Main Level, East Gallery

    The 94th annual Faculty Exhibition highlights current work by School of Art + Design faculty in studio arts, art education, craft, new media, and design disciplines. The exhibition represents excellence in arts research and practice, as well as the collaborative relationship between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

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

    The work of Czech artist Joža Uprka (1861–1940) documents the folk life of Southern Moravia (now in the eastern half of the Czech Republic). This selection of paintings, on loan from American collector George Drost, accompanies the production of Leoš Janáček's opera "The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears" at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

    • All Day

    For more information visit https://citl.illinois.edu/photo/contest-details.

    • 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.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Huff Hall

Thursday, November 28, 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
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday.

    • All Day

    The Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, and Spurlock Museum of World Cultures are proud to present the latest installment of the City of Urbana’s Artist of the Corridor exhibition series. BELONGING(S) is a collection of photography and short stories from local immigrants exploring identity, artifact, memory, and the meaning of home.

    • 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.

Friday, November 29, 2019