General Events

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

    • All Day

    Get ready for Bike Month! Several events will be scheduled, so you can bring your bike and bring your friends.

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Sunday, June 2, 2019

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

    • 7:00 am   3 pm
    • Alice Campbell Alumni Center - 601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL, 61801

    Join the 2019 Bike America Team as they depart campus for Kankakee! The team will be departing from the east side of Alice Campbell Alumni Center at 7:00am. The ride to Kankakee is approximately 70 miles. All riders wishing to ride alongside the team MUST have a helmet. Ride what you can, if that's 5 miles or all 70, come join the 2019 Bike America Team!

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum

    Blue and White explores the technological advances, trade networks, and shared aesthetics that sustain a global appetite for blue-and-white ceramics.

    • All Day
    • 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   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am
    • Champaign County Extension Auditorium, 801 N Country Fair Dr, Champaign

    KEYS FOR EMBRACING AGING is a free 11-part series designed to help adults develop strategies for taking care of themselves in order to age more gracefully. Register for one or as many classes as you plan to attend.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

    Ensure proper course alignment by choosing assessments that match your learning objectives.

    • 12:30 - 1:30 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

    Description: In this workshop, participants will identify the benefits of using a rubric (with an emphasis placed on analytic rubrics). Participants will then create a rubric that determines "the best type of pizza". Finally, participants will plan how to incorporate rubrics into their teaching.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Coble Hall (1st FL reception) 801 S Wright St

    FREE coffee and treats. You're invited to bring a friend, stop by and take a break!

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

    This two-part series offers tips on what you can do to increase your confidence as a teacher. Part 2 will focus on public speaking skills such as posture, movement, and responding to students' questions. For this workshop you will also present a 1-2 minute lesson in order to practice your newly learned skills.

    • 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.

    • 4:00 pm
    • 100 Noyes Lab

    A public lecture "Ramanujan -- The Ultimate Superhero," sponsored by the College of LAS, will be presented by Bruce Berndt (Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois). Srinivasa Ramanujan is perhaps the most enigmatic mathematician in the history of our subject.

    • 5:00 pm
    • Stage 5

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

Friday, June 7, 2019

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Sunday, June 9, 2019

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • All Day

    Join us June 9, 2019 through June 14, 2019 for our 17th annual Grand Illinois Bike Tour! Our 2019 loop will tour through beautiful Amish country and east central Illinois. We will start and stop in Tuscola, with overnights in Mattoon (one night), Effingham and Charleston (two nights each). Join us and invite your cycling friends (non-riding volunteers needed too).

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019

    • All Day

    2019 Bike To Work Challenge June 14 - June 28, 2019 Represent your organization Stay healthy and start a new habit Compete against co-workers, friends and other companies Help the environment Win prizes Have fun (the most important part!) Start a free online Bike Commuter Challenge team at your company, or join your team that's already been created.

    • 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 PRECS (Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students) from both UIUC and Parkland! Biology at the Market! Investigate plant samples using microscopes that attach to your cell phone, pick up some fun science-y give aways, and make some slime.

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • 8:30 am
    • Krannert Art Museum

    • 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, 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
    • 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   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

    • 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.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

    • All Day

    2019 Bike To Work Challenge June 14 - June 28, 2019 Represent your organization Stay healthy and start a new habit Compete against co-workers, friends and other companies Help the environment Win prizes Have fun (the most important part!) Start a free online Bike Commuter Challenge team at your company, or join your team that's already been created.

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Sunday, June 23, 2019

    • All Day

    2019 Bike To Work Challenge June 14 - June 28, 2019 Represent your organization Stay healthy and start a new habit Compete against co-workers, friends and other companies Help the environment Win prizes Have fun (the most important part!) Start a free online Bike Commuter Challenge team at your company, or join your team that's already been created.

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

    • 2:00 - 3:30 pm

    The guest community curator for this exhibit is local collector Philip Nyman, who has been collecting and studying mechanical puzzles since he was 7 years old. Join the curator for a brief talk and demonstrations at this public, family-friendly event.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Sunday, June 30, 2019

    • All Day

    The exhibit Chess: Gymnasium of the Mind features a variety of chess sets from around the world highlighting unique pieces, boards, and moves. This project is part of the second annual Spring Symposium held by Playful by Design, an interdisciplinary game studies consortium at the University of Illinois. On view during museum open hours April 4–July 7.

    • 9:00 am   5:00
    • Spurlock Museum

    This exhibit is a selection of the world’s most famous mechanical puzzles that are artistic, creative, and challenging. Enjoy their beauty—and try your hand at solving some of them. On view during museum open hours June 4–July 21.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Saturday, July 6, 2019