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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.

August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December



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]


Thursday, August 28 · 4–5 pm
Yoga | Museum Members Only
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Friday, August 29 · 12–1 pm
Yoga | Free and Open to the Public
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [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]


Thursdays, September 4, 11, 18, 25 · 4–5 pm
Yoga | Museum Members Only
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Fridays, September 5, 12, 19, 26 · 12–1 pm
Yoga | Free and Open to the Public
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Thursday, September 11 · 7–9 pm
KAM After Hours | SPEAK Café
"Passion, Pleasure & Pain: The Making of a Poet"
Palette Café [Map]


Wednesday, September 17 · 5:30 pm
Members' Night | "Goya and War"
Featuring Robert G. La France, director of the David Owsley 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.]


Friday, September 20 · 1–4 pm
Tango at KAM
Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]



October 2014

Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 · 4–5 pm
Yoga | Museum Members Only
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Thursday, October 2 · 7:30 pm
KAM After Hours | VOICE Reading Series
New poetry and fiction by students in the Creative Writing MFA program
Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]


Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 · 12–1 pm
Yoga | Free and Open to the Public
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Thursday, October 9 · 7–9 pm
KAM After Hours | SPEAK Café
"Art's Task Is to Remove the Mask"
Palette Café


Saturday, October 11 · 10 am–12 noon
Kids@Krannert
Creative family fun
All Galleries


Saturday, October 11 · 1–4 pm
Tango at KAM
An afternoon of dance, open to the public
Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]



November 2014

Thursdays, November 6, 13, 20 · 4–5 pm
Yoga | Museum Members Only
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Thursday, November 6 · 7:30 pm
KAM After Hours | VOICE Reading Series
New poetry and fiction by students in the Creative Writing MFA program
Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]


Fridays, November 7, 14, 21 · 12–1 pm
Yoga | Free and Open to the Public
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Thursday, November 13 ·7–9 pm
KAM After Hours | SPEAK Café
"Art Changes the Season"
Palette Café



December 2014


Thursdays, December 4, 11, 18 · 4–5 pm
Yoga | Museum Members Only
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Fridays, December 5, 12, 19 · 12–1 pm
Yoga | Free and Open to the Public
KAM Lower Level
Classroom Studio B [Map]


Saturday, December 6 · 10 am–12 noon
Kids@Krannert
Creative family fun
All Galleries


Saturday, December 6 · 1–4 pm
Tango at KAM
An afternoon of dance, open to the public
Gelvin Noel Gallery [Map]



Kids@Krannert

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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.

 

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Members Night: "Goya and War"

 

*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 23nd annual museum fundraising gala, silent auction, and two-day exhibition will feature 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

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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

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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

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VOICE Reading Series

The VOICE Reading Series showcases readings by fiction writers and poets from
the Creative Writing MFA program.
Gelvin Noel Gallery
Sponsored in part by the Creative Writing Program and Krannert Art Museum


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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, Classroom Studio B [Map]

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Images:

"It's Fun to Hang out with Jay Ryan, Sometimes: Monotonous Lecture and Confusing Printing Demonstration," 2008
Staff Photo

Kids@Krannert, 2009
Staff photo