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Capturing Illinois Landscapes with Larry Kanfer

Aug 02, 2018
3:30 pm
Japan House, 2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

Join us for a special Krannert Art Museum event at Japan House where we'll talk with local photographer Larry Kanfer about his work engaging the Illinois landscape. Bring your camera for a creative exploration of the Japan House gardens and University of Illinois Arboretum with opportunities to create new landscape photographs outdoors. Please visit https://kam.illinois.edu for more information. This event is free (donations accepted) and open to the public.

Opening Night: KAM Fest

Aug 30, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Kick off the new year and celebrate KAM’s new exhibitions with free food, local music, and exclusive KAM swag with the first annual KAM Fest. · Free MAIZE tacos · Live music · Screen-printing station (free t-shirt or tote!) · Student artist pop-up exhibition (Interested? Stay tuned for more information on submitting your own work) · New exhibition openings · Opportunities to stay connected and get involved — free stuff for new student members, too! Mingle in the galleries, eat great food, stay connected. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

SPEAK Café

Sep 06, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Espresso Royale Palette Café, Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign, Illinois 61820

SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, music, poetry, empowerment, and expression of the black experience at Illinois. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Voices of Community Healing

Sep 08, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Douglass Community Center Gymnasium, 512 E Grove St, Champaign, IL

Community Healing & Resistance Through Storytelling Music by HMR Productions, Feat. DJ Slim.  Food will be served. Joing us and participate in African American community healing through digital storytelling.

Erica Gressman: Limbs

Sep 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Debut performance of a new work by performance artist Erica Gressman followed by a conversation with the artist and Joshua Chambers-Letson, associate professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University; Fiona Ngô, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies; and Sandra Ruiz, assistant professor of Latina/Latino Studies and English.

Chamber Music Series

Sep 15, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Gelvin Noel Gallery

Professor Charlotte Mattax Moersch plays the third concert in the series “Saturdays with Sebastian.” She will play J. S. Bach’s Italian Concerto on harpsichord. This concert is free and open to all. http://kam.illinois.edu

Sudden Sound Concert: Renée Baker’s Quadtych

Sep 20, 2018
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Sudden Sound concerts feature leading artists in improvised music and the jazz avant-garde. Renée Baker's Quadtych—Renée Baker (violin, viola), Karl E. H. Siegfried (bass), William Porter (cello), and Bruce Nelson (vibes, percussion)—expresses the polystylistic stylings of Picasso, the moody brooding of Rothko, the impatience of Pollock, and the sensuous passion of Anaïs Nin. For this event, award-winning composer Renée Baker presents ICHOR BLACK for violin, cello, bass, and percussion, a comprovisation of composed structures, painted and graphic scores, and improvisation based on the opera THE BALDWIN CHRONICLES: NEGRO IDEOLOGIES. http://kam.illinois.edu

Tango at KAM

Sep 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Enjoy tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta (Dorothy Martirano, violin; Armand Beaudoin, bass/cello; Sam Gingher, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar). Sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts and School of Art + Design Visitors Committee This event is free, donations accepted, and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

SPEAK Café

Sep 06, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Espresso Royale Palette Café, Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign, Illinois 61820

SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, music, poetry, empowerment, and expression of the black experience at Illinois. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Voices of Community Healing

Sep 08, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Douglass Community Center Gymnasium, 512 E Grove St, Champaign, IL

Community Healing & Resistance Through Storytelling Music by HMR Productions, Feat. DJ Slim.  Food will be served. Joing us and participate in African American community healing through digital storytelling.

Erica Gressman: Limbs

Sep 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Debut performance of a new work by performance artist Erica Gressman followed by a conversation with the artist and Joshua Chambers-Letson, associate professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University; Fiona Ngô, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies; and Sandra Ruiz, assistant professor of Latina/Latino Studies and English.

Chamber Music Series

Sep 15, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Gelvin Noel Gallery

Professor Charlotte Mattax Moersch plays the third concert in the series “Saturdays with Sebastian.” She will play J. S. Bach’s Italian Concerto on harpsichord. This concert is free and open to all. http://kam.illinois.edu

Sudden Sound Concert: Renée Baker’s Quadtych

Sep 20, 2018
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Sudden Sound concerts feature leading artists in improvised music and the jazz avant-garde. Renée Baker's Quadtych—Renée Baker (violin, viola), Karl E. H. Siegfried (bass), William Porter (cello), and Bruce Nelson (vibes, percussion)—expresses the polystylistic stylings of Picasso, the moody brooding of Rothko, the impatience of Pollock, and the sensuous passion of Anaïs Nin. For this event, award-winning composer Renée Baker presents ICHOR BLACK for violin, cello, bass, and percussion, a comprovisation of composed structures, painted and graphic scores, and improvisation based on the opera THE BALDWIN CHRONICLES: NEGRO IDEOLOGIES. http://kam.illinois.edu

Tango at KAM

Sep 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Enjoy tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta (Dorothy Martirano, violin; Armand Beaudoin, bass/cello; Sam Gingher, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar). Sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts and School of Art + Design Visitors Committee This event is free, donations accepted, and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Capturing Illinois Landscapes with Larry Kanfer

Aug 02, 2018
3:30 pm
Japan House, 2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

Join us for a special Krannert Art Museum event at Japan House where we'll talk with local photographer Larry Kanfer about his work engaging the Illinois landscape. Bring your camera for a creative exploration of the Japan House gardens and University of Illinois Arboretum with opportunities to create new landscape photographs outdoors. Please visit https://kam.illinois.edu for more information. This event is free (donations accepted) and open to the public.

Opening Night: KAM Fest

Aug 30, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Kick off the new year and celebrate KAM’s new exhibitions with free food, local music, and exclusive KAM swag with the first annual KAM Fest. · Free MAIZE tacos · Live music · Screen-printing station (free t-shirt or tote!) · Student artist pop-up exhibition (Interested? Stay tuned for more information on submitting your own work) · New exhibition openings · Opportunities to stay connected and get involved — free stuff for new student members, too! Mingle in the galleries, eat great food, stay connected. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Capturing Illinois Landscapes with Larry Kanfer

Aug 02, 2018
3:30 pm
Japan House, 2000 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

Join us for a special Krannert Art Museum event at Japan House where we'll talk with local photographer Larry Kanfer about his work engaging the Illinois landscape. Bring your camera for a creative exploration of the Japan House gardens and University of Illinois Arboretum with opportunities to create new landscape photographs outdoors. Please visit https://kam.illinois.edu for more information. This event is free (donations accepted) and open to the public.

Opening Night: KAM Fest

Aug 30, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Kick off the new year and celebrate KAM’s new exhibitions with free food, local music, and exclusive KAM swag with the first annual KAM Fest. · Free MAIZE tacos · Live music · Screen-printing station (free t-shirt or tote!) · Student artist pop-up exhibition (Interested? Stay tuned for more information on submitting your own work) · New exhibition openings · Opportunities to stay connected and get involved — free stuff for new student members, too! Mingle in the galleries, eat great food, stay connected. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

SPEAK Café

Sep 06, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Espresso Royale Palette Café, Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign, Illinois 61820

SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, music, poetry, empowerment, and expression of the black experience at Illinois. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Voices of Community Healing

Sep 08, 2018
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Douglass Community Center Gymnasium, 512 E Grove St, Champaign, IL

Community Healing & Resistance Through Storytelling Music by HMR Productions, Feat. DJ Slim.  Food will be served. Joing us and participate in African American community healing through digital storytelling.

Erica Gressman: Limbs

Sep 13, 2018
7:30 pm

Debut performance of a new work by performance artist Erica Gressman followed by a conversation with the artist and Joshua Chambers-Letson, associate professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University; Fiona Ngô, associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies; and Sandra Ruiz, assistant professor of Latina/Latino Studies and English.

Chamber Music Series

Sep 15, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Gelvin Noel Gallery

Professor Charlotte Mattax Moersch plays the third concert in the series “Saturdays with Sebastian.” She will play J. S. Bach’s Italian Concerto on harpsichord. This concert is free and open to all. http://kam.illinois.edu

Sudden Sound Concert: Renée Baker’s Quadtych

Sep 20, 2018
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Sudden Sound concerts feature leading artists in improvised music and the jazz avant-garde. Renée Baker's Quadtych—Renée Baker (violin, viola), Karl E. H. Siegfried (bass), William Porter (cello), and Bruce Nelson (vibes, percussion)—expresses the polystylistic stylings of Picasso, the moody brooding of Rothko, the impatience of Pollock, and the sensuous passion of Anaïs Nin. For this event, award-winning composer Renée Baker presents ICHOR BLACK for violin, cello, bass, and percussion, a comprovisation of composed structures, painted and graphic scores, and improvisation based on the opera THE BALDWIN CHRONICLES: NEGRO IDEOLOGIES. http://kam.illinois.edu

Tango at KAM

Sep 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive

Enjoy tango dancing in the galleries with live music by Tangotta (Dorothy Martirano, violin; Armand Beaudoin, bass/cello; Sam Gingher, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar). Sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts and School of Art + Design Visitors Committee This event is free, donations accepted, and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

SPEAK Café

Sep 06, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Espresso Royale Palette Café, Krannert Art Museum, 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign, Illinois 61820

SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, music, poetry, empowerment, and expression of the black experience at Illinois. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson. Free and open to the public. Please visit http://kam.illinois.edu for more information.

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