February 14, 5:30 pm
"The Refusal of the Artwork"
With exhibiting artist Graziela Kunsch
Sponsored in part by Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture on Modern Art Fund and Krannert Art Museum
February 21, 5:30 pm
With exhibiting artist Moshekwa Langa
Lectureship supported by the Lorado Taft Lectureship on Art Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Art + Design Ed Zagorski Visitors Series, and Krannert Art Museum
January 24, 4–5:30 pm
College of Law Auditorium
"Jacob Lawrence's Toussaint L'Ouverture Series: Historical & Art/Historical Contexts"
Barry Gaither, Executive Director, Museum of the National Center for Afro-American Artists, Boston, will discuss this important series by Jacob Lawrence, his inspirations and style—which he once described as "dynamic cubism"—and his important legacy for American and Afro-American art.
Sponsored in part by Office of the Chancellor; Office of the Provost; Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access; Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; and Krannert Art Museum
School of Art + Design Lecture Series
The School of Art + Design Lecture Series is the marquee series of the Visitors Program and is designed to showcase notable national and international artists, designers, and scholars whose work or point of view is engaging and topical. This year’s series has the theme of “Expiration.”
Sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts, the School of Art + Design Visitors Fund, and Krannert Art Museum
February 28, 5:30 pm
"A Clear Day and No Memories: Neurology, Philosophy, and Analogy in Kerry Tribe's H.M."
With Matthew Goulish
March 4, 5:30 pm
"The Imagined Chase"
With Joshua Hagler
March 8, 5:30 pm
"Redemptive Reification (Gathering and Gathering)"
With Bill Brown
Spring Luncheon and Lecture
May 3, 12 pm
"Concerning Little and a Lot: The Thorne Miniature Historic Period Rooms of the Art Institute of Chicago"
Talk by Lindsay Mican Morgan, Keeper of the Thorne Rooms
Every year, thousands of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago are captivated by the Thorne Miniature Rooms. The 68 period rooms are a visual history of architecture and decorative arts, the astounding workmanship of thousands of tiny accessories, and memories of childhood dollhouses. Lindsay Mican Morgan will discuss the history of these miniatures, their creator, and the role she plays in preserving and curating their place within the museum. Please contact Chris Schaede (217 244 0516 or email@example.com) for reservation information.
Champaign Country Club
Sponsored in part by the Krannert Art Museum Council
Krannert Art Museum hosts a variety of programs for college students and the general public, such as lectures, gallery conversations, concerts, films, and open critiques. To find out about upcoming events, sign up for Krannert Art Museum's weekly e-Newsletter or see the calendar.