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Upcoming Events

Info Session: Humanities Expo for Undergraduates

Aug 29, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Foreign Languages Building (707 S Mathews Ave, Urbana)

Information and resource fair for undergraduate students in the humanities.

Advancing IPRH Town Hall Meeting

Sep 05, 2019
12:00 pm
IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana)

The new campus strategic plan outlines several research-related activities, including an explicit recommendation to “Advance the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities to an Institute with additional infrastructure, staffing, and support for leadership.” Please make plans to attend this “Advancing IPRH” Town Hall meeting to join the conversation about how IPRH might better support and sustain the research ecosystem that we have created together, and how we can evolve for the future.

Medical Humanities Lecture | Rebecca Garden

Sep 12, 2019
4:00 pm
IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana) 

Rebecca Garden is John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Executive Director, Consortium for Culture and Medicine, SUNY Upstate. With support from the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the Presidential Initiative to Celebrate the Impact of the Arts and the Humanities.

Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Sep 12, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

Join us for a School of Art + Design Distinguished Alumni Lecture by pioneering gay conceptual photographer and U of I alumnus Hal Fischer. This event is free and open to the public. An award presentation and reception will follow.

Public Opening Night Reception

Sep 26, 2019
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

Celebrate opening night for KAM’s newest exhibitions, including “Art Since 1948,” “All this Beauty and Color: Highlights of the WPA,” and “Revealing Presence: Women in Architecture at the University of Illinois.”

Women's Reunion & Symposium: Illinois School of Architecture

Sep 27, 2019
9:00 am
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

The symposium aims to strengthen the alumni and bring further visibility to issues for women in architecture. For information on keynote speakers, discussion panels, and networking opportunities, visit arch.illinois.edu/arch-womens-symposium.

Dance Workshop: Movement as Means to Experience Art; Move to See/See to Move

Oct 03, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

This workshop with Jennifer Monson, Professor of Dance uses the framework of the iLANDing scores (Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature, and Dance) to research works of art in KAM’s collection. We will use these simple instructions to shift our modes of observation with the whole body, eyes touching, ears drawing, and weight coloring. No particular dance or movement training is necessary, and the workshop is accessible to all bodies.

Art + Design Visitors Series Lecture | Paul Ardenne

Oct 10, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

This marquee series of the Visitors Program is designed to showcase notable national and international artists, designers, and scholars whose work or point of view is engaging and topical. Paul Ardenne, art historian, critic, curator

Art + Design Visitors Series Lecture | Angela Washko

Oct 17, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

This marquee series of the Visitors Program is designed to showcase notable national and international artists, designers, and scholars whose work or point of view is engaging and topical. Angela Washko, new media artist

Art Talk Thursday | Maureen Warren

Oct 24, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

This month’s event will feature Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art, and will highlight the re-installation of the Bow and Trees Galleries. Reception to follow.

Public Opening Reception | A+D Faculty Exhibition

Oct 31, 2019
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

Celebrate Opening Night of the School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition.

Art Talk Thursday | Lilah Leopold

Nov 14, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

This month’s event will feature Lilah Leopold, curatorial intern and PhD student in Art History, and will highlight “Hot Spots: Radioactivity and the Landscape.” Reception to follow.

Visual AIDS presents Day With(out) Art 2019

Dec 02, 2019
12:00 am
Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

For the thirtieth anniversary of Day With(out) Art, Visual AIDS presents seven new videos responding to the ongoing urgencies of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Featuring work by Shanti Avirgan, Nguyen Tan Hoang, Carl George, Viva Ruiz, Iman Shervington, Jack Waters, and Derrick Woods-Morrow in collaboration with Patric McCoy.

Art + Design Visitors Series Lecture

Dec 05, 2019
5:30 pm
Krannert Art Museum |500 E Peabody Dr.

Andrew Shea, artist, critic