Cultural & International

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC.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 Sunday culminating the full, annual cycle of religious celebrations, marking the end of the liturgical year with a celebration of Jesus as King of all creation. Catholics celebrating the Solemnity of Christ the King usually do so with a feast. 

Monday, November 22, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC.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

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First Day of Qawl (Speech) begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. It is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

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

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 3:30 pm

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • All Day

    Sikhs observing the Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib gather to celebrate. At early morning there are hymns followed by an exposition of the Guru Granth Sahib. During the day there is food served, prayer, and joyous singing. Around sunset it is time for the evening prayers. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

    • All Day

    Whether you are a high school student, college student, working professional, or retiree, we invite you to engage with Butler’s award-winning novel Parable of the Sower through our Community Read this season!

  • 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

    Baha’is observe the anniversary of the death of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, son of Bahá’u’lláh and His appointed successor, on Nov 28, 1921 in Haifa, in what is now northern Israel. While this is not a day in which work and school should be suspended, some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.