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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

    • 10:00 am
      4/5/2021 - 4/24/2021
    • Main Level, West Gallery and Light Court

    The 95th 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.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      4/13/2021

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      4/14/2021
    • 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.)

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
      4/15/2021

    Homemade, with Love Studio Art Days will be space held and led by the curator for artists/people to skill share and make art and at-home art kits for local Black girls.

  • woman with camera
    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
      4/15/2021
    • Zoom and Facebook livestream

    Join photographic artist Sheila Pree Bright as she leads Daily Illini student photographers and journalists, Farrah Anderson, Salem Isaf, and Quentin Shaw, in conversation about the role of photography in capturing moments of civil unrest. This event is part of our Contemporary Conversations series.

    • 4:00 pm
      4/15/2021

    Krannert Art Museum and DREAM@UIUC hold regular curated screenings and critical discussions of films for DREAM members and other Registered Student Organizations. Discussions are focused on critical analysis considering disability and Crip concerns.

  • flyer for bystander intervention training
    • 2:00 pm
      4/16/2021
    • Zoom

    • 4:00 pm
      4/16/2021
    • Krannert Center Amphitheatre

    Set in New York City, Ordinary Days explores the day-to-day lives of four characters—two men and two women—to uncover the fascinating ways they intersect. Their personal stories of pursuing ambitious goals in work and education, along with forging meaningful friendships, are revealed in the show’s 21 relevant, witty songs.

    • 4:00 pm
      4/17/2021
    • Krannert Center Amphitheatre

    Set in New York City, Ordinary Days explores the day-to-day lives of four characters—two men and two women—to uncover the fascinating ways they intersect. Their personal stories of pursuing ambitious goals in work and education, along with forging meaningful friendships, are revealed in the show’s 21 relevant, witty songs.

  • Saori Kataoka (left) and Andrew J. Buckley (right)
    • 3:00 pm
      4/18/2021

    Each spring for nearly 40 years, Krannert Center and the School of Music have together chosen an outstanding student through audition who is then presented in recital at Krannert Center with a full professional contract.

    • 4:00 pm
      4/18/2021
    • Krannert Center Amphitheatre

    Set in New York City, Ordinary Days explores the day-to-day lives of four characters—two men and two women—to uncover the fascinating ways they intersect. Their personal stories of pursuing ambitious goals in work and education, along with forging meaningful friendships, are revealed in the show’s 21 relevant, witty songs.

    • All Day
      4/19/2021 - 4/23/2021

    Join the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Friends as we celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday with a week of virtual performances to be released daily on our social media.

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      4/21/2021
    • 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.)

  • kevork mourad
    • 7:00 pm
      4/21/2021
    • zoom

    In conversation with UIUC graduate student Helen Makhdoumian, Syrian-born Armenian artist Kevork Mourad will discuss how he conceptualizes migration, memory and place-making through his paintings and visual performances. Mourad depicts the Syrian refugee crisis and co-existence in cities like Qameshli, Aleppo, and Damascus.

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
      4/22/2021

    Homemade, with Love Studio Art Days will be space held and led by the curator for artists/people to skill share and make art and at-home art kits for local Black girls.

    • All Day
      4/23/2021

    Illinois Theatre’s Great Scenes from American Kitchen Sink Theatre is a live streamed production that presents scenes from four kitchen sink theatre plays, all set in America between the early 20th century to present with a diversity of playwrights, characters, actors, ethnicities, and genders.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/24/2021

    Few contemporary plays have been as widely performed and well-loved as Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters.

    • All Day
      4/24/2021

    Illinois Theatre’s Great Scenes from American Kitchen Sink Theatre is a live streamed production that presents scenes from four kitchen sink theatre plays, all set in America between the early 20th century to present with a diversity of playwrights, characters, actors, ethnicities, and genders.

    • 3:00 pm
      4/25/2021

    Few contemporary plays have been as widely performed and well-loved as Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters.

    • All Day
      4/25/2021

    Illinois Theatre’s Great Scenes from American Kitchen Sink Theatre is a live streamed production that presents scenes from four kitchen sink theatre plays, all set in America between the early 20th century to present with a diversity of playwrights, characters, actors, ethnicities, and genders.

    • 1:15 - 1:45 pm
      4/28/2021
    • 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.)

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
      4/29/2021

    Homemade, with Love Studio Art Days will be space held and led by the curator for artists/people to skill share and make art and at-home art kits for local Black girls.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/29/2021

    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.

  • Kaveh Akbar
    • 7:00 pm
      4/30/2021
    • zoom

    Poet Kaveh Akbar's work is exciting, beautiful, often disorienting, and urgent. Reflected in his poems are the many facets of his identity--he is Iranian-American, largely Midwestern, queer, Muslim, and in recovery. He is thereby situated in the new wave of poets drawing not only on technical mastery, but also on the immediacy of their lived experiences.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/30/2021

    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.

    • 7:30 pm
      5/1/2021

    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
      5/5/2021
    • 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.)

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
      5/6/2021

    Homemade, with Love Studio Art Days will be space held and led by the curator for artists/people to skill share and make art and at-home art kits for local Black girls.

    • 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.