July 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016 to Friday, June 16, 2017

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

After the Sousa Band trombone section’s performance to record crowds during Chicago’s Columbian World’s Exhibition in 1893, Sousa’s exceptional trombonists Arthur Pryor, Marcus Lyons, and Edward Williams established a new showmanship standard for playing trombone solos that was emulated by many c

March 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

11:30 am

It’s the fifth anniversary of free mindful meditation practice at Spurlock. If you’ve heard good things about the benefits of mindfulness and have been wanting to learn more, this series offers a start.

September 2016

Friday, March 31, 2017

12:00 pm

In 1916, the UIUC Museum of European History acquired a remarkable set of high-quality reproductions of major monuments of early Irish metalwork art, including the Tara Brooch, Ardagh Chalice, the Cross of Cong, and the shrine of St. Lachtin's arm.