Members' Night: 2nd Annual Member Get Members Event!
February 20, 5:30 pm
"New Research on Old Masters II"
Enjoy an exclusive evening at Krannert Art Museum and hear Robert G. La France, curator of Pre-Modern Art, talk about recent research on art in the museum's collection. A wine and cheese reception will follow. Please RSVP to Chris Schaede (217 244 0516 or firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, February 15.
Petals & Paintings
The Krannert Art Museum Council, the museum's volunteer support group, is proud to host the 21st annual Petals & Paintings. This museum fundraiser and two-day exhibition features innovative floral displays created by award-winning floral designers from across the Midwest in response to selected works of art in the museum's permanent collection. The exhibition is curated by Rick Orr, a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers.
April 12, 6:30–9 pm
Museum Benefit Reception
Celebrate the opening night benefit
reception, featuring art, flowers, and
music, with hors d'oeuvres by
Michaels' Catering. The evening also
features the raffle of an original pastel
drawing by New York artist and U of I
alum, Tom Goldenberg, as well as a
silent auction of hand crafted vessels
filled with exotic flora.
Please contact Chris Schaede (217 244 0516 or email@example.com) for ticket information.
April 13, 9 am–5 pm
Exhibition open to the public with docent-led tours 10 am–4 pm
April 14, 12–5 pm
Exhibition open to the public
Image credit: Tom Goldenberg, Bend, 2012, Walnut ink, compressed charcoal, pastel, Courtesy of the artist © Tom Goldenberg, 2012
Pecha-Kucha Night Champaign-Urbana
May 18, 8:20 pm
20 slides, 20 seconds each
Possible mature content, ages 18+
Sponsored in part by CUDO and Krannert Art Museum
SPEAK (Song, Poetry, Expression, Art, and Knowledge) Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. Organized and moderated by Aaron Ammons
Sponsored in part by African American Studies, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 40 North/88 West, and Krannert Art Museum
February 14, 7–9 pm
No Struggle…No Progress: Honoring Frederick Douglass
March 14, 7–9 pm
Killing Me Softly
April 11, 7–9 pm
Poetry in Motion: SPEAK Café as an Institution
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
KAM Gelvin Noel Gallery
January 26, 12–4 pm
March 2, 1–4 pm
April 18, 6–9 pm
A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes 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 and are first-come, first-serve.
KAM Collections Resource Laboratory
Fridays, January 18 through May 10, 12–1 pm; no session March 22
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.