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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

    • 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.

    • 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.)

  • 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.

    • 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.)

    • 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.)