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Krannert Art Museum invites students, faculty, families and visitors to experience the museum and café through catered receptions, cultural events, yoga classes, and family art activities.



January 2014

Thursday, January 23 · 5–6 pm
Private Opening Reception*
All Galleries
*This is event is for museum members only. Please RSVP to Chris Schaede
at 217 244 0516 or contact us by Friday, January 17.
If you are not currently a museum member, learn how you can support Krannert Art Museum by becoming a member.

Thursday, January 23 · 6–7 pm
Public Opening Reception
With opening comments by museum director Kathleen Harleman at 6 pm.
The museum will remain open until 9 pm.
All Galleries

Thursdays, January 23 & 30 · 4–5 pm
Members' Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Fridays, January 24 & 31, 12–1 pm
Open Public Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory



February 2014

Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27 · 4–5 pm
Members' Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Thursday, February 6 · 7–9 pm
SPEAK Café
"Black Like Me: My African Memoirs"
Palette Café

Fridays, February 7, 14, 21 & 28 · 12–1 pm
Public Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Friday, February 8 · 1–4 pm
Tango at KAM
Gelvin Noel Gallery



March 2014

Saturday, March 1 · 10 am–12 noon
Kids@Krannert
All Galleries

Thursdays, March 6, 13 & 20 · 4–5 pm
Members' Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Thursday, March 6 · 7–9 pm
SPEAK Café
"She said... Ain't I a Woman"
Palette Café

Fridays, March 7, 14 & 21 · 12–1 pm
Public Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Friday, March 8 · 1–4 pm
Tango at KAM
Gelvin Noel Gallery

Wednesday, March 19 · 5:30 pm
Members' Night
Third Annual "Members Get Members" Event*
KAM Auditorium (room 62)



April 2014

Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17 & 24 · 4–5 pm
Members' Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Fridays, April 4, 11, 18 & 25 · 12–1 pm
Public Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Friday, April 4 · 6:30–9 pm
Petals & Paintings
Spring fundraising gala and silent auction
All Galleries

Saturday, April 5 · 9 am–5 pm
Petals & Paintings
Exhibition open to the public with docent-led tours 10 am–4 pm
All Galleries

Sunday, April 6 · 12–5 pm
Petals & Paintings
Exhibition open to the public
All Galleries

Saturday, April 19 · 5–7 pm
School of Art+Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
Public Opening Reception



May 2014

Thursdays, May 1, 8 & 15 · 4–5 pm
Members' Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Friday, May 2 · 12 noon
Spring Luncheon and Lecture
"The Intersection of Arts and Higher Education: Delivering on the Promise of a Comprehensive Land-Grant University"
With Phyllis Wise, Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign Country Club
Sponsored in part by the Krannert Art Museum Council. For reservation information, please call Chris Schaede at 217 244 0516 or contact us.

Fridays, May 2, 9 & 16 · 12–1 pm
Public Yoga
KAM Lower Level
Collections Resource Laboratory

Saturday, May 3 · 10 am–12 noon
Kids@Krannert
All Galleries

Saturday, May 10 · 5–7 pm
School of Art+Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition
Public Opening Reception



Kids@Krannert

kids

Kids@Krannert opens the museum’s doors to hands-on art activities for the entire family. Join us for creative projects, family tours, art demonstrations, and other exciting events. For children ages 3–10 and their families.

March 1 · 10 am–12 noon
May 3 · 10 am–12 noon

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Members Night: Third Annual Members Get Members Event

Wednesday, March 19 · “Sneak Peek at What’s Coming”
5:30–6:15 pm
Enjoy an exclusive evening at Krannert Art Museum and get a sneak peek at what’s coming: building renovations, upcoming exhibitions, and education initiatives.

6:15–7 pm
Stay to enjoy the members' reception with catering by Michaels' Catering.
KAM Auditorium and Link Gallery

*This event is for museum members only, with a reception following; to RSVP please call Chris Schaede (217 244 0516) or contact us. by Friday, March 14.

Learn how you can support Krannert Art Museum by becoming a member.

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Petals & Paintings

The 22nd annual museum fundraising gala, silent auction, and two-day exhibition features innovative floral displays created by award-winning floral designers from across the Midwest. The floral arrangements are inspired by works in KAM’s permanent collection and are displayed throughout the museum. The exhibition is curated by Rick Orr, a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers.
All Galleries

April 4 · 6:30–9 pm
Petals & Paintings Gala
Celebrate the opening night with art, flowers, and music. The fundraising gala will feature a silent auction and hors d’oeuvres by Michaels’ Catering.
Please contact Chris Schaede at 217 244 0516 or email kam@illinois.edu for tickets.
Sponsor information can be found on our exhibition page.

April 5 · 9am–5pm
Exhibition open to the public with docent-led tours 10 am–4 pm

April 6 · 12–5 pm
Exhibition open to the public

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SPEAK Café

SPEAK (Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge) Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. It is about finding, exploring and perfecting your voice. SPEAK participants use the art of poetry and the spoken word to uplift themselves and others while challenging the status quo. Organized and moderated by Aaron Ammons.
Palette Café
Sponsored in part by African American Studies, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 40 North/88 West, and Krannert Art Museum

February 6 · 7–9 pm
Black Like Me: My African Memoirs

March 6 · 7–9 pm
She said... Ain't I a Woman

April 10 · 7–9 pm
A Brain Storm in Spring

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Tango at KAM

Enjoy tango dancing with live music by Tangotta (Armand Beaudoin, bass/cello; Dorothy Martirano, violin; Chris Reyman, keyboard and accordion; and George Turner, guitar). Organized by Melih Sener and Chantelle Hougland
Gelvin Noel Gallery

February 8 · 1–4 pm
March 8 · 12–4 pm

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Yoga Classes

KAM offers two free yoga classes each week: one for museum members and one that is open to the public.

Each class 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. Classes are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.

KAM Lower Level, Collections Resource Laboratory

Museum Members
4–5pm Thursdays, January 23 through May 15
No session on November 28

Open to the Public
12–1 Fridays, August 30 through December 20
No session on November 29

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Learn how you can support Krannert Art Museum by becoming a member.

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Images:

SPEAK Café, 2012
Photo by Lawrence McGown

Kids@Krannert, 2009
Staff photo