April 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In 1913, the University of Illinois co-sponsored a scientific expedition to Northern Greenland. Presented a century later, archival photographs and ethnographic artifacts document the intersection of the lives of the Polar Inuit and the American scientists.

May 2016

Saturday, May 28, 2016 to Monday, November 28, 2016

(All day)


Deadline: March 31, 2016

June 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016 to Thursday, August 4, 2016

10:00 am to 7:00 pm

“Travels: Works by Chung Chak and Travis Linville”
Exhibit: Monday, June 13–Thursday, August 4, 2016
Reception: Thursday, June 16, 5–7pm
Gallery Talk at 6:30pm
Music by Big Blue Stem
Artist Lectures:
Thursday, July 14 at 6:30pm by Chung Chak

July 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

(All day)

Thursday 7/28 - Sunday 7/31 10-5:30
Sunday 12-4

Saturday, July 30, 2016

8:15 pm

PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana is back! Join us for Volume 21, where you’ll hear eleven inspiring community members discussing an array of topics in concise talks illustrated by 20 slides displaying for 20 seconds each. It’s sure to be an informative, fast-paced, and captivating evening.

August 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Featuring local artists Hugh Bridgeford and Kelly Hieronymus

August 5 - 28, 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

September 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society under the stars for our monthly observatory open house! We utilize our 16-inch telescope to observe planets, star clusters, and the Moon. This event is free and open to all ages!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

5:30 pm

Crossings and Borderlands, a Krannert Art Museum Gallery Conversation, features Faranak Miraftab, Ellen Moodie, and Junaid Rana, moderated by Amy L. Powell and Terri Weissman.

5:30 pm

"Design for Local" presented by Paul Hatch, industrial designer and founder/president of TEAMS Design USA. Paul Hatch established TEAMS Design USA consultancy based in Chicago.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

7:30 am

Come to the first concert of this season's Sudden Sound Concert Series, which presents leading artists in the fields of improvised music and the jazz avant-garde.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

5:00 pm

Two music legends - incredible singer-songwriters Iain Matthews (founding member of Fairport Convention with Richard Thompson & Sandy Denny, Matthews' Southern Comfort) & Andy Roberts (Cat Stevens, Pink Floyd, and dozens of others) are celebrating 45 years of making music together as

Thursday, September 29, 2016

5:30 pm

Featuring designer, director, and artist Keetra Dixon, whose background in hybrid design and graphic design helps her to work at the intersection of of art, technology, and design

October 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

10:00 am

Come join us for Kids@Krannert, hands-on museum fun for the entire family. We'll be doing a variety of art projects, family tours, demonstrations, and other exciting events. This event is open to children ages 3-8 and their families. See you there!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

5:30 pm

Jen Hofer is a poet, translator, bookmaker, social justice interpreter, public letter-writer, knitter, and co-founder of Antena, the language justice and literary activism collaborative.

November 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

7:00 pm

SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for poetry, hip-hop, activism, and black empowerment. It is about seeking, finding and giving voice to your experience.

Come give a listen or find your own voice to SPEAK.

The series is organized and moderated by Shaya Robinson.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

5:30 pm

Scholar lecture by Maria Luisa Meneghetti, Department of Literary, Linguistics and Philology, University of Milan.