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

February 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 to Tuesday, March 28, 2017

10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Award-winning Parkland College Alumna Presents Solo Exhibit

September 2016

Sunday, March 26, 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.

Tuesday, March 28, 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.

Wednesday, March 29, 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.

Thursday, March 30, 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.

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.

Saturday, April 1, 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.

Sunday, April 2, 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.

March 2017

Sunday, March 26, 2017

1:00 pm

The Cultural Celebration Series is a joyful, continuing recognition of the diversity of cultures and types of music, dance, and storytelling available in our area. Our March performance will be by Samba Soul. 

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.

Friday, April 7, 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.

April 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Around April 1st, bibliophiles, book artists, and food lovers around the world gather to celebrate the book arts and the (literal!) ingestion of culture.

12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

A whole afternoon of performances! During WorldFest, the Museum celebrates the wonderful variety of performance arts practiced around the world and offers hands-on activities for everyone. The event is held from 12:30-4:00 PM.
Suggested donation: $5.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to Saturday, April 15, 2017

9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Urbana elementary school students will be displaying their creative art in Children's Services from April 4 - 15. Come see what these young artists have been working on.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 to Friday, April 21, 2017

(All day)

From the vibrant hustle and architectural patterns of the Hong Kong cityscapes to the colorful, rural waterways of Tai O, the intensity and depth of this Larry Kanfer photographic artwork collection can be enjoyed from April 6th to April 21st.

Friday, April 7, 2017

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cunningham Children’s Home’s Festival of Quilts joins the Boneyard Arts Festival this spring as one of more than 90 galleries showcasing the arts in Central Illinois.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

10:00 am

This is your opportunity to learn one of the world’s oldest skills, spinning yarn. Join members of the C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild as you learn the wonders of the drop spindle. Fee: $15 (includes the cost of the spindle and fibers). Bring a friend and save money while you double the fun.

11:15 am to 11:45 am

Bones Jugs presents an eclectic spin on American styles from bluegrass to ragtime. The band may feature xylophone, banjo, guitar, upright bass, jug, bones, clarinet, kazoos, whistles, horns, and washboard.... Good for listening, dancing, and foot tapping!

Sunday, April 9, 2017

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cunningham Children’s Home’s Festival of Quilts joins the Boneyard Arts Festival this spring as one of more than 90 galleries showcasing the arts in Central Illinois.