visual arts

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 5:30pm
Krannert Art Museum Main Level, Contemporary Gallery 500 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign, IL 61820

Join in this interactive event, with U of I faculty Jamie Jones (Dept of English), Maryam Kashani (Gender & Women’s Studies), and KAM curators Amy L. Powell and Allyson Purpura.

This event is free and open to the public. Please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Urbana Free Library - Lewis Auditorium

Third annual Lego building contest of the Urbana Free Library!

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Krannert Art Museum 500 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign, IL 61820

Join us to celebrate Opening Night and get a first look at KAM’s newest art exhibitions. Exhibitions will open to the public with a curator welcome at 6 pm.

Art exhibitions include:
World on the Horizon: Swahili Art Across the Indian Ocean (East Gallery),
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: And Yet My Mask is Powerful (West Gallery, Gelvin Noel Annex and Light Court), Allan deSouza: Through the Black Country (Contemporary Gallery), Postwar Printmaking in the United States, 1945-1955 (Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery), Provenance: A Forensic History of Art
(Kinkead Gallery)

The reception will be catered by Michaels’ Catering and hosted by Krannert Art Museum Council. All galleries will remain open until 9 pm.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:30pm
Krannert Art Museum Lower Level, Auditorium 500 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign, IL 61820

This lecture is titled “Jewish and Indigenous Looted Treasures: Comparing Legal and Ethical Frameworks for Research and Restitution.” Featuring Stacey Jessiman de Nanteuil, Co-chair, Advocacy Committee, Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, and president CHDR Consulting, Inc.

This event is sponsored in part by Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine + Applied Arts, School of Art + Design Visitors Committee, Program in Jewish Culture and Society, and Krannert Art Museum.

This event is free (donations accepted) and open to the public. Please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu for more information.

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, February 23, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm, Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Krannert Art Museum Lower Level, Classroom Studio 500 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign, IL 61820

A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces 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.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Mettler Center 2906 Crossing Court Champaign, IL

Holiday Art Market

Featuring the Artwork of
Jeannie Vansickle and Kathy Micek

Mettler Center
Wednesday, December 6, 4-7pm

Stop in and see the latest works by Jeannie and Kathy.

Enjoy a glass of wine
and do some Christmas shopping too.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Urbana Free Library Lewis Auditorium

Holiday paper-folding fun! Once again, Ailing and Yukimi, two local origami artists, will help you make holiday-themed creations to take home or give as gifts.

For children ages 5 and up (7 or under with an adult).

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Urbana Free Library Lewis Auditorium

Anne Newman returns with her magical puppets and captivating storytelling for this special First Fridays event. Come see this amazing performance of Jack and the Beanstalk, the suspenseful and fun tale of a poor boy and a mysterious beanstalk!

For all ages.

The Library will be open until 8:00 p.m. for this Imbibe Urbana event.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:30pm
500 E. Peabody Dr, Krannert Art Museum (Lower Level Room 62), Champaign 61820

Scholar Lecture by Stacey Jessiman de Nanteuil titled “Jewish and Indigenous Looted Treasures: Comparing Legal and Ethical Approaches to Provenance Research and Restitution."

Stacey Jessiman de Nanteuil is Co-chair of the Advocacy Committee for Lawyers Commitee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, a legal consultant for JFK Law Corporation, and president of CHDR Consulting, Inc.

Sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artist Fund/College of Fine + Applied Arts, School of Art + Design Visitors Committee, and Krannert Art Museum.

Please visit http://www.kam.illinois.edu for more information. This event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Larry Kanfer Gallery, South Neil St. Champaign

Winter Wonderland at the Larry Kanfer Gallery Holiday Open House November 16th – 19th.
Warm up with hot apple cider as you appreciate the vibrant infused aluminum Prairiescapes and downtown artwork!

Special Open House Hours: Thu–Sat 10:00-5:30, Sun 12-4
Now open Sundays through the holidays.

Larry Kanfer Gallery
South Neil St, Champaign
217-398-2000 gallery@kanfer.com

www.kanfer.com

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