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  • blues dancing
    • All Day
      9/1/2020 - 5/23/2021
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

    Like other branches of African American vernacular dances such as Chicago Steppin’, Hip Hop, and Lindy Hop, the roots of Blues dance originated from African and African American dance traditions. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews.

  • debates decisions demands
    • All Day
      10/16/2020 - 7/25/2021
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

    Explore campaign memorabilia and learn about the Women's Suffrage Movement and Jim Crow voter suppression. Includes three poster exhibits: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, from the New-York Historical Society, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, from the National Archives, and Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence from the Smithsonian.

  • monotype print
    • All Day
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

    In his new work, A World Through Windows, Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad explores how the "pandemic has reduced our sense of space and our spheres of influence," even while it has "increased our connectivity around the world" (Mourad). Using a technique that uses monotype on fabric, ink drawing, and sculpture, Mourad has created an original and exciting experience.

  • flyer the great artdoors
    • All Day
      3/2/2021 - 5/16/2021
    • 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois

    Two sculptures from the Great ARTdoors Program 2020 are now on view in the front lobby of the Spurlock Museum. The pieces, Kinsey Fitzgerald’s Mother and Child and Ja Nelle Davenport-Pleasure’s Seeds of Injustice, were commissioned by the Great ARTdoors Program in 2020, as part of a collaboration between the Spurlock Museum, 40North, Urbana Arts and Culture, Urbana Park Di

    • All Day
      5/9/2021

    The Theatre Studies New Work Festival provides an opportunity for three teams of Illinois Theatre students serving as playwright, director, and dramaturg to collaborate in the development and production of a substantial piece of theatre.

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      5/12/2021
    • facebook.com/SpurlockMuseum/events

    Take a soothing lunch break and join Kim Sheahan Sanford, our assistant director of education and resident storyteller, for family-friendly stories from around the world every Wednesday afternoon. You can join the live event from our Facebook Page. (Past events are available for viewing here.)

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      5/19/2021
    • facebook.com/SpurlockMuseum/events

    Take a soothing lunch break and join Kim Sheahan Sanford, our assistant director of education and resident storyteller, for family-friendly stories from around the world every Wednesday afternoon. You can join the live event from our Facebook Page. (Past events are available for viewing here.)

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      5/26/2021
    • facebook.com/SpurlockMuseum/events

    Take a soothing lunch break and join Kim Sheahan Sanford, our assistant director of education and resident storyteller, for family-friendly stories from around the world every Wednesday afternoon. You can join the live event from our Facebook Page. (Past events are available for viewing here.)

    • All Day
      6/1/2021 - 6/15/2021

    Based on Henry James’ novel of the same name, The Turn of the Screw is a classic ghost story that touches on contemporary issues, including the loss of innocence amidst situations of anarchy. When premiered in 1954, the work’s disturbing nature was a novelty in the opera world, and it continues to be one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in English.

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
      6/4/2021

    Join the Rare Book & Manuscript Library for a virtual birthday celebration honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. You'll learn about the writings and impact of our former Illinois Poet Laureate through readings of her work and performances in her honor.

    • All Day
      6/26/2021

    RBML marks the 125th anniversary of the publication of the Kelmscott Press’s "The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer", a landmark volume in the history of fine printing. Tune in for a short video hosted by curators, and enjoy downloadable coloring pages of selected images from the volume!