April 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015 to Sunday, June 21, 2015

(All day)

For over a century, the University of Illinois has played a leading role in the promotion of educational exchange with China. UI President Edmund James was a leader in the movement to open US universities to Chinese students in 1906, when US policy toward China was very restrictive in this area.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 to Sunday, June 26, 2016

(All day)

Pogo Studio was established in downtown Champaign, IL, in 1985 and quickly earned local, regional and national recognition for its finely crafted recordings and its owner’s easy-going nature.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 to Monday, August 3, 2015

(All day)

As war enveloped much of Western Europe in 1914 and 1915 our country struggled to justify its involvement in this conflict and our national leaders overwhelmingly favored peaceful negotiation as the only logical way to end Europe’s war.

(All day)

As war enveloped much of Western Europe in 1914 and 1915 our country struggled to justify its involvement in this conflict and our national leaders overwhelmingly favored peaceful negotiation as the only logical way to end Europe’s war.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 to Friday, September 25, 2015

(All day)

When World War I began in 1914 the United States proclaimed that it would follow a policy of strict neutrality “in thought and deed,” and President Wilson firmly believed that peace was the only course of action needed to resolve the European conflict.

Friday, April 10, 2015 to Saturday, August 1, 2015

(All day)

Quiltmaking is an integral and vital part of South Asian culture. Much the same as here in the West, quilts serve both functional and symbolic purposes.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 to Thursday, May 14, 2015

(All day)

Come and see the Exhibition “IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas” produced by the National Museum of the American Indian in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)

May 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015 to Sunday, May 3, 2015

(All day)

Champaign Urbana Ballet presents

Swan Lake

Saturday, May 2 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Virginia Theatre, Downtown Champaign

Saturday, May 2, 2015

11:00 am

Mark your calendars for the 23rd Annual Kids' Building Fair at the Orpheum Children's Science Museum, in Downtown Champaign. Visit different cities where your creations spring to life out of wood, nails, paint, tile, and metal.

7:30 pm

Champaign Urbana Ballet presents

Swan Lake

Saturday, May 2 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Virginia Theatre, Downtown Champaign

Monday, May 11, 2015 to Thursday, June 4, 2015

10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Graphic Design Student Juried Exhibition 2015
Mon, May 11 - Thur, Jun 4, 2015
View works in print, web, animation, motion design; includes May 13 reception and May 14 gallery talk
Parkland College Graphic Design Student Juried Exhibition

Monday, May 11, 2015

7:00 pm

Does copyright protect creative work? What impact does copyright have on censorship? And what would happen if we abolished copyright? Join us for a provocative conversation with two guests: artist and copyright abolitionist Nina Paley and UIUC law professor and activist Paul Heald.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

(All day)

Papercrete Class
With special guest Lee Coates – The Papercrete Potter

Come join us for a hands-on class where you will create a papercrete container! Special guest Lee Coates will help you every step of the way as mix and mold your very own container to take home.

Friday, May 29, 2015

7:30 pm

Enjoy festive organ and brass music featuring Michael Fisher, organist at Emmanuel Church.