Lectures & Discussions

August 2014

Thursday, August 28· 5–7 pm
Public Opening Reception | Fall 2014 Exhibitions
Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome
to join us for an evening reception to open the museum's fall exhibitions:

  • Goya’s War: Los Desastres de la Guerra
  • La Grande Guerre: French Posters and Photographs from World War I
  • After the Front Line: Artists Who Served in the World Wars
  • With the Grain: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Postwar Years
  • School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition.

All Galleries [Map]



September 2014

Thursday, September 4 · 6–8 pm
"The Great War: Experiences, Representations, Effects"
Opening event and reception for the cross-campus initiative
commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I
Gelvin Noel Annex and Link Gallery [Map]


Wednesday, September 17 ·5:30 pm
Members' Night* | "Goya and War"
Featuring Robert G. LaFrance, director of the David Owlsley Museum of Art
at Ball State University and guest curator of the exhibition
Goya's War: Los Desastres de la Guerra
KAM Auditorium [Map]

*Members' Night is for museum members only; to RSVP please call Chris Schaede (217 244 0516) or contact us. by Friday, September 12. [Not a member? Learn how you can support Krannert Art Museum and participate in this and other member-exclusive events and programs.]



October 2014

Wednesday, October 1 · 5:30 pm
"The French Poster and World War I"
Scholar lecture featuring Ségolène Le Men,
professor at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense
KAM Auditorium [Map]


Thursday, October 2 · 5:30 pm
"The Creative Print Movement in Japan"
Gallery Conversation with Anne Burkus-Chasson, guest curator of With the Grain: Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Postwar Years and associate professor of Art History; Emmy Lingscheit, assistant professor in Printmaking; and Robert Tierney, associate professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative and World Literatures
Asian Gallery [Map]


Friday, October 3 · 12 pm
Fall Luncheon and Lecture*
"The Art of Creating What Has Never Been"
Featuring Ed Feser, Dean of the College of Fine + Applied Arts
Champaign Country Club

*Advance registration and payment are required. Please call 217 244 0516 or email kam@illinois.edu for more information.
Sponsored in part by Krannert Art Museum Council


Thursday, October 9 · 5:30 pm
"African Gallery Community Forum II:
Blackness, Gender, and Contemporary African Dance"

Gallery Conversation in Encounters: The Arts of Africa
Featuring C. Kemal Nance, lecturer in Dance; with Anne Lutomia, doctoral student in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership; Erik McDuffie, associate professor in African American Studies; and Sam Smith, engagement director of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts; Rory James, director, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center; and Allyson Purpura, Curator of African Art
African Gallery and Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]


November 2014

Tuesday, November 18 · 12:30 pm
"Interview with a Wolf"
Artist Performance, part of the School of Art + Design Lecture Series: Agency
Featuring Barry Lopez, author, essayist, and fiction writer;
and Deke Weaver, associate professor in New Media
KAM Auditorium [Map]



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