Cultural & International

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Sunday, May 22, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.

    • All Day

    This Holy Day commemorates May 23, 1844, when the Báb, the herald of the Baha’i Faith, announced in Shiraz that He was the Herald of a new Messenger of God. It is one of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day

    The 40th day of Easter and remembers the departure of Christ from Earth into the presence of God. It is a day of solemn observation in the Episcopal Church.

    • All Day

    The Christian holiday of Ascension Day, also known as the Feast of the Ascension, celebrates when Jesus ascended to heaven 40 days after Pascha (Easter). It is celebrated by Roman Catholic, Episcopal and Lutheran churches. Ascension Day is observed on a Thursday.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.

    • 1:00 - 4:30 pm
    • 1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana (Asian American Cultural Center)

Friday, May 27, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

Saturday, May 28, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory Street, Urbana

    Bodies in Crisis draws from our extensive collection of Ancient Mediterranean artifacts and modern reproductions. This new, temporary exhibit explores how ancient cultures navigated bodily crises through art. By representing the human body at important moments of change, ancient peoples investigated, remembered, mourned, celebrated, and protected themselves from harm.