June 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017 to Wednesday, August 9, 2017

10:00 am to 7:00 pm

AROUND THE BLOCK II
June 19 to August 9, 2017
Giertz Gallery at Parkland College
Reception: Thursday, June 22, 5–7 p.m.; opening remarks with Lisa Costello, Kelly White, and juror Gisele Atterberry at 6 p.m., Music by El Guapo

Friday, June 30, 2017

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Show off your knowledge and support One People's Summer Arts Camp!

Join us at Guido's for a night of fun competition. All money raised at this event will go towards the One People Summer Arts Camp happening July 10-14.

July 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Let's help change our world through intentional kindness and make ceramic hanging wind chimes. Be Kind Illinois, which is part of the Ben's Bells Project, is calling on young artists to participate.

For children of all ages (7 and under with an adult).

August 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Join us on the giant sidewalks of Cherry Alley for sidewalk chalk fun. We'll channel our inner artists and create optical illusions with chalk and a digital camera!

For families.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

On August 21, 2017 the moon will pass in front of the Sun, causing a spectacular partial solar eclipse (93% coverage). Join us for this special project -- To build your own pinhole camera that can be used to safely view the eclipse.

For children of all ages.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017

(All day)

Came and see the 2017 Annual Faculty Exhibition, which will mark the 92nd year of longstanding collaboration between the School of Art + Design and Krannert Art Museum to showcase current work by studio faculty teaching in the School of Art + Design.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

6:00 pm

Join us in this public reception, celebrating the opening night of the new Fall 2017 exhibitions. There will be an opening welcome by Allyson Purpura, senior curator and curator of Global African Arts, and Prita Meier, assistant professor of Art History at New York University at 6pm.

September 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

7:00 pm

Explore culture and personal stories at SPEAK Café, an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

Friday, September 8, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

Friday, September 15, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

Friday, September 22, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

1:00 pm

Join us in the Krannert Art Museum West Gallery for a gallery conversation stemming from the exhibition "Propositions on Revolution." This exciting opportunity features Illinois faculty and is moderated by exhibition curator Kristin Romberg, assistant professor of Art History.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

7:30 pm

The VOICE Reading Series showcases fiction writers and poets from the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Illinois. These authors will present new work from a variety of genres. All are welcome to enjoy the talents of some of the most skilled writers on the campus.

Friday, September 29, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

Friday, October 6, 2017

12:00 pm

Join in on the Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes that introduce participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

October 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

5:30 pm

Join us for a scholar talk at the Krannert Museum. "Transmission: Jesse Aron Green & the History about to Happen" will be presented by Michael Jay McClure, associate professor of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

7:00 pm

Explore culture and personal stories at SPEAK Café, an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. It is free and open to all. Organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

Friday, October 6, 2017

12:00 pm

This event will be featuring Allyson Purpura, senior curator and curator of Global African Arts, who will talk about the exhibition World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

5:30 pm

You are invited to join Krannert Art Museum in the East Gallery for a stimulating gallery conversation featuring Mauro Nobili, assistant professor of History; Rini Mehta, assistant professor of Comparitive and World Literatures; and Jenny Perusi, doctoral student in Art history; moderated by Ally