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    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
      4/2/2018
    • Room 126 School of Information Sciences and online.

    Join us for this 90-minute moderated panel discussion with museum professionals. Please register to attend through Handshake.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      4/5/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    On Thursday, April 5, the Spurlock Museum opens the temporary exhibit Past Time Pastimes: Vintage Board Games. The exhibit features games from the collection of local game enthusiast Dan Cermak and is on display through July 8.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
      4/8/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The Spurlock Museum invites visitors of all ages to our 12th annual WorldFest celebration. Experience performing arts from around the world and hands-on crafts.

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
      4/12/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The Museum will be open late during the Boneyard Arts Festival for this special program for families with young children! Stop by on your way home from work or daycare to join our staff in some hands-on fun for little learners. Local artist and art educator Evelyne Tardy will lead visitors in a community art project and two take-home projects.

    • 1:30 - 3:00 pm
      4/15/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Join us on Sunday, April 15 to enjoy and learn about the importance of the Native Grass Dance, as well as the Grass Dance regalia on loan and on exhibit in the Spurlock Museum. Trickster Art Gallery and the Native Pride Dancers will present a cultural education program.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      4/19/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Adam Bleakney, UIUC Head Coach, Men's and Women's Track, Field, and Racing, and Stephanie Wheeler, UIUC Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, will discuss the program’s roots, its legacy, and its continuing leadership and success in wheelchair sports.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
      4/22/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This family-friendly event explores Ancient China with hands-on activities. Learn about calligraphy, painting, and the terra cotta soldiers of the first emperor's tomb.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      4/26/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The Spurlock Museum of World Cultures’ new series Contemporary Conversations instigates conversations about contemporary cultural issues, themes, and ideas relevant to the University of Illinois and the C-U community. This month, we continue a discussion of Cultural Stereotyping.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/6/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets & stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/13/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Looking for a new way to show Mom she’s special? Bring her to the Spurlock Museum’s free Arts Encounter on Mother’s Day afternoon. The program highlights the art of furoshiki, a traditional Japanese style of wrapping items in cloth for carrying or gift giving.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/13/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      5/17/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Who was Robert Allerton, the creator of the English-style country house, grounds, and sculpture park in central Illinois? Author Maureen Holtz will share insights about the life and estates of Robert Allerton, whose Monticello, Illinois estate is listed as one of the state’s Seven Wonders, and Kauai, Hawaii estate, Lawai-Kai, is now a botanical garden.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/20/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/27/2018

    Bring the family to come and play at the Spurlock Museum! Join Museum staff for an afternoon of games in celebration of two special exhibits. A selection of board games for all ages will be available in our Central Core Gallery, and we will feature indoor and outdoor games enjoyed by young and old from the 19th century when the University was founded.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      5/27/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      6/3/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets & stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      6/10/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      6/17/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 4:00 - 4:50 pm
      6/21/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The concept of “separation of church and state” has changed dramatically since the early days of the University. In the 19th century, chapel attendance was mandatory. Today, every major faith tradition in the world is represented by programming for and often by students on a pluralistic but secular campus. By retired Alumni Association vice president Joe Rank.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      6/24/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      7/1/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets & stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      7/8/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      7/15/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      7/19/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Join staff for guided tours of the temporary exhibit Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150. The exhibit traces the connections between the University of Illinois and people, places, and ideas near and far. While visiting, try your hand at some UIUC trivia questions. Part of the Museum’s Third Thursday series celebrating University history.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      7/22/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      7/29/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      8/5/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets & stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      8/12/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      8/16/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    Drawing on archival research and oral histories, Julie Laut will reflect on the challenges and successes of fulfilling President James’s vision for the University and the Press with particular focus on the people and the spaces that have created and sustained the Press since 1918.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      8/19/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      8/26/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    This summer, we’re exploring the natural world with three month-long series of programs on precious metals (June), planets and stars (July), and plants (August). We’ll look at the ways different cultures have used natural resources, explained natural phenomena, and found inspiration in the world around them.

    • 1:00 pm
      8/26/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The VojoDeyl Trio (Radim Vojtek, Martin Deyl and Karolina Magdelena Kupczyk) from the Czech Republic will be offering a sampling of Czech folk music from their homeland at several venues during an August visit to Illinois this year. A sample of their folk music can be found on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/i2Gr4nD2htQ.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      9/2/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Culture Lab programs feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this month is: Water.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      9/9/2018
    • 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Discovery Day is our feature Sunday program of the month. This program brings together a range of activities and experts for an in-depth exploration of this month's theme. The theme this month is: Water.

    • 7:00 pm
      9/13/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    A film by Brad Bennett, Jonah Guelzo, Austin Journey, Paul Ufema. 2016. 71 minutes. In English and Japanese with English subtitles.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      9/16/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    This Artful Nature program offers visitors an opportunity to create a uniqe project inspired by the natural world. The theme this month is: Water.

    • 2:00 pm
      9/16/2018
    • Spurlock Museum

    The Spurlock Museum, Center for Advanced Study and Robert E. Brown Center for World Music celebrate 2018 Welcoming Week with a free performance by music trio Karuna. This performance is presented as part of Improvisers Exchange, the annual CAS Initiative for 2018-19 broadly exploring the field of music improvisation.

    • 2:30 - 3:45 pm
      9/20/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The history of the University of Illinois is filled with stories of innovation and inspiration. Join the Spurlock Museum for an afternoon highlighting some of these stories.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      9/20/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    The history of the University of Illinois is filled with stories of innovation and inspiration. Join the Spurlock Museum for an afternoon highlighting some of these stories. At 2:30, we will screen 3 short documentaries about students, artists, researchers, and educators, followed by a 4:00 talk on Project 500 by Stan West.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      9/23/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this month is: Water.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      9/30/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this month is: Water.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
      10/18/2018
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    Featuring comments from longtime University of Illinois workers and labor activists, as well as labor historians, this discussion will examine the history of labor on the University campus. The panel is coordinated by Daniel Gilbert, Assistant Professor in the School of Labor and Employment Relations.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      11/4/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Rocks and Minerals. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      11/11/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Discovery Day is the feature program of the month. This program brings together a range of activities and experts for an in-depth exploration of this month's theme. The theme this week is: Rocks and Minerals. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      11/18/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    This Artful Nature program offers visitors an opportunity to create a uniqe project inspired by the natural world. The theme this week is: Rocks and Minerals. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      11/25/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Rocks and Minerals. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      12/2/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      12/9/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Discovery Day is the feature program of the month. This program brings together a range of activities and experts for an in-depth exploration of this month's theme. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      12/16/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    This Artful Nature program offers visitors an opportunity to create a uniqe project inspired by the natural world. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

    • 1:00 - 3:30 pm
      12/23/2018
    • 600 S. Gregory Street

    Culture Lab programs like this one feature drop-in activities led by our museum guides. Activities include mini-tours, scavenger hunts, and touchable artifacts. The theme this week is: Ice and Snow. Admission to the event is free. Drop in anytime between 1 and 3:30 p.m.