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Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

New Krannert Art Museum Director Kathleen Harleman at the Krannert Art Museum on September 28, 2015.
September 28, 2015

Kathleen Harleman, acting dean of FAA, said if she did not decline within the two minutes of Interim Provost Edward Feser asking her to serve as dean, she knew she’d have to say yes.“I have too much...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”
September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

Annual Boneyard Arts Festival launches on campus Thursday

Champaign's 40 North kicks off its annual Boneyard Arts Festival, which will be held April 9-12 throughout Champaign-Urbana.
April 8, 2015

Champaign’s 40 North will kick off its annual Boneyard Arts Festival on Thursday, with the University campus as its first stop before visiting the rest of Champaign county. The festival, which is presented...

Krannert Art Museum exhibits architectural designs and concepts

This 1967 residence in Urbana was designed by the late CU-based architect John Replinger, who was a 35 year employee at the University. The structure is the subject of Phillip Kalantzis-Cope's photos in the Krannert Art Museum's exhibit,
April 7, 2015

A range of theoretical ideas, fabrication processes and preserved architectural pieces are featured in Krannert Art Museum’s modernist-focused exhibit, “Speculative Visions of Pragmatic Architectures.” “You’ve...

Krannert Art Museum set to premier spring exhibits

January 29, 2015

Krannert Art Museum’s spring 2015 public opening reception will feature collections of art ranging from contemporary pieces to traditional Japanese art. The opening reception kicks off Thursday at 6...

Go: Organic Orchestra embodies music for the mind, body, spirit

The Go: Organic Orchestra finds itself comprised of an eclectic group of individuals including students, members of the community, and professional musicians. Here, they are rehearsing at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
January 29, 2015

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will host a night full of music that reveals an assortment of colors, textures, images and storytelling. The concert will be led by composer and percussionist...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

The 92s
September 25, 2014

With Chicago being known as the breeding ground for Midwest music, smaller towns, such as Champaign-Urbana, can be excluded from the Chicago spotlight.  Having received more notoriety in the late ‘80s...

The Great War Opening Event kicks off semester-long centennial initiative

September 4, 2014

Exactly 100 years ago in the late summer of 1914, World War I had just begun. Countries either banded together or were against each other, creating innovations in industry, warfare, propaganda and entertainment,...

Reading series gives a VOICE to creative writers

February 12, 2014

For hundreds of years, storytelling has been key to the cultural landscape of civilizations. Before there was written word, oral storytelling was how history was recorded, and the way a story was told...

Diverse spring exhibitions to open at Krannert Art Museum

In the exhibition “Auto-Graphics: Recent Drawings by Victor Ekpuk,” artist Victor Ekpuk showcases his recent bodies of work, including digital prints and large-scale drawings.
January 23, 2014

On Thursday, the Krannert Art Museum will introduce its visitors to the drawings, paintings and other works featured in its 2014 spring exhibitions. The four opening exhibitions range from activist art...

Philosopher to deliver lecture on phenomenology

Philosopher to deliver lecture on phenomenology
December 3, 2013

Artist, photographer and philosopher Dylan Trigg, a post-doctoral researcher at the University College Dublin focusing on the philosophical field of phenomenology, will deliver a lecture Tuesday at the...

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