College of Fine and Applied Arts


Sunday, May 1, 2022

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    This is the final concert that directors Elizabeth B. Peterson and Stephen G. Peterson will present at the University of Illinois. A reception will follow in the Krannert Center lobby. Features both the University of Illinois Wind Orchestra and the University of Illinois Wind Symphony.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    This performance incorporates guest artists including the U of I Concert Jazz Band, narrators, and a community choir in McBride’s The Movement Revisited—A Musical Portrait of Four Icons, which pays tribute to Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, and Martin Luther King Jr. through music and words.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Students in these small jazz combos have the opportunity to hone their technique and work on tight arrangements. World-renowned faculty musicians lead them through classic charts by influential writers, such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie, plus current compositions.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Thursday, May 5, 2022

    • 12:30 pm
    • Zoom

  • Image of one large speaker using their voice to speak as loudly as several famous speakers through a mic.
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level, Former Café Space, 500 E Peabody Dr, Champaign, Illinois 61820

    Speak Café stands for Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge. It is an open-mic public performance space at Krannert Art Museum organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson. Speak Café is creative space to share your craft, express thoughts, recite poetry, rap, or even show artwork. Bring friends to the former café space in the KAM lobby to listen or share your art.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Saturday, May 21, 2022

  • Image of 2019 Acquired Taste Celebration, there can be seen a participant in all black with a teal jacked and her hair pulled back while looking at a display in front of here; in the background there is a blurred audience of which is comprised of other participants viewing art as well as musicians playing the bass, keyboard, and drums.
    • 7:00 pm
    • Siebel Center for Design, 1208 S. Fourth St., Champaign

    The Krannert Art Museum Council invites members, friends, and art lovers to come to celebrate the museum’s collection and to help it grow in new and exciting ways. This special event brings you behind the scenes to see how new works of art are selected for the museum. Exciting news for this year: Acquired Taste Celebration will be held at the Siebel Center for Design.

Monday, May 30, 2022