visual arts

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

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:30pm, Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:30pm, Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Larry Kanfer Gallery, South Neil Street, 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

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Foellinger Auditorium (on the U of I quad)

A part of the world-wide Bahá’i Light of Unity Festival, this concert of original music will feature vocalist Wendy Marck and a composition for narrators and chamber orchestra that recounts the story of Bahá’u’lláh, Founder of the Bahá’i Faith. It was composed and will be directed by University of Illinois School of Music graduate Dr. Halim Beere.

This event is free of charge and is open to the public.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Staerkel Planetarium - Parkland College - 2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign

A part of the world-wide Bahá’i Light of Unity Festival, this event features a talk by Steve Sarowitz, tech entrepreneur (founder of Paylocity), philanthropist, and Executive Producer of the important new documentary film about the Báb, the Prophet Herald of the Bahá’í Faith. Mr. Sarowitz will show clips from his film on the planetarium dome as he tells the dynamic story of the making of the film and shares his motivation for its creation. The entire film will be aired on ABC in May. A full-dome sky show will precede the talk.

This event is free of charge and is open to the public.

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