Krannert Art Museum

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Hours | Contact Info | Parking | Directions
Giertz Education Center
How do I get to the KAM Auditorium?
Palette Café


Museum Hours

Monday–Saturday · 9–5 pm
Thursdays · "KAM After Hours" until 9 pm, while classes are in session
Closed Sunday

Please note: KAM is now be closed for renovation through mid-August. Information on the renovation is available on the KAM Blog.


2015 Holiday Closures

Winter Break · December 24, 2015 — January 3, 2016


2016 Holiday Closures

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day · Monday, January 18

Memorial Day · Monday, May 30

Independence Day (observed) · Monday, July 4

Labor Day · Monday, September 5

Thanksgiving Holiday · Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25

Winter Break · Saturday, December 24, 2016 — Monday, January 2, 2017

Free Admission
Donations are accepted and encouraged.

Gallery Guidelines
We hope you will enjoy your visit to the museum. For your convience, our printable gallery guidelines are available for download here.


Where to Find Us

KAM is located on the corner of Peabody Drive and Sixth Street, one block north and east of Memorial Stadium.

Street Address
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
500 East Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Map and Driving Directions

(217) 333-1861 (automated)
(217) 244-0516
kam@illinois.edu


Parking & Accessibility

Parking
Parking is available in the museum lot at the corner of Peabody Drive and Sixth Street. On weekends and every day after 6 pm, parking is free. Monday–Friday until 6 pm, parking is metered. Designated museum parking is also available at the front of the museum on Peabody Drive. When using these spaces, please request a window parking pass from the attendant in the lobby.

Accessibility
The Kinkead Pavilion entrance on Sixth Street is wheelchair accessible, with automated doors and a wheelchair available for visitors who need additional assistance. Seated walkers are also available for guests.

Disabled permit parking is available near the east entrance on Sixth Street.

Elevators are located both in the Kinkead Pavilion and in the lobby near the Peabody Street entrance. Accessible restrooms are located on the main level in the Kinkead Pavilion and on the far south side of the lower level.


Directions to Krannert Art Museum

See U of I campus map

From Interstate 57:
Exit at University Avenue and drive east to Mattis Avenue.
Turn right onto Mattis and drive south to Kirby Avenue.
Turn left onto Kirby and drive east to First Street.
Turn left onto First Street, just before State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium, and drive north one block to Peabody Drive.
Turn right onto Peabody Drive. Krannert Art Museum is two blocks down, on the north side of the street.

From Interstate 74:
Exit at Neil Street and drive south 2.4 miles to Kirby Avenue.
Turn left onto Kirby Avenue and drive east to First Street.
Turn left onto First Street, just before State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium, and drive north one block to Peabody Drive.
Turn right onto Peabody Drive. Krannert Art Museum is two blocks down on the north side of the street.




How do I get to the KAM Auditorium/KAM 62?

Peabody Entrance to KAM

First, come in the Peabody Street entrance of the museum.
It is the only entrance through which you can carry your backpack.
(If you come in through the Kinkead Pavilion on 6th street,
you'll have to stow your bookbag in a locker.)
Check out the campus map to find the Peabody entrance.


Lobby view, Room 62

Walk through the lobby, past the Palette Café.
Head toward the large installation of graffiti art by John "CRASH" Matos. (You can't miss it.)


Stairwell, Room 62

Head down the stairs to the lower level of the museum.
Once you're there, look for the KAM Auditorium (room 62) on your right.


Krannert Art Museum Auditorium, Room 62

If you walk in and the room looks like this, congratulations.
You made it to KAM 62!

Note: Students, faculty or guests with mobility issues, there is an accessible entrance on Sixth Street (the Kinkead Pavilion entrance) with an elevator in the Bow Gallery for your use. If you need help, please ask museum personnel. We're ready to assist you.



The Fred and Donna Giertz Education Center

September through May 15
Monday through Friday · 12–5 pm
Thursday · open late until 7 pm

May 16 through August
The Education Center will be closed during museum renovations.
Click for more information or call the center at 217-333-8218.




Palette Café

Offering baked goods, sandwiches, hot and cold beverages

Monday–Friday · 7:30 am–4 pm

Thursdays · open late until 7 pm

Saturday and Sunday · Closed

Image: U of I Reading Day, December 2013. Photo courtesy of Ben Woloszyn



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