Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion Hours Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 5 pm Thursday 9 am – 9 pm Sunday 2 pm – 5 pm Closed Mondays 500 East Peabody Drive Champaign, IL 61820 217.333.1861 − www.kam.illinois.edu KAM is located next to Art + Design and across the street from the Law Building.
Exhibitions Opening Receptions Exhibitions Opening: OPENSTUDIO (The Speaker Project) Building a Modern Collection: A Look Back The Kangarok Epic iona rozeal brown Astral Convertible Stage Set January 27, 6 – 7 pm Music by the Robert E. Brown Center for World Music Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
Astral Convertible Stage Set January 28 – May 15, 2011 Rehearsal for Astral Convertible , 2010 Photo: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
IPRH Film Series Presented by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, this series is free and open to the public. February 3, 5:30 pm Rear Window (1954), directed by Alfred Hitchcock (112 min.) March 3, 5:30 pm After Hours (1985), directed by Martin Scorsese (97 min.) March 31, 5:30 pm Avalon (1990), directed by Barry Levinson (126 min.) Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
SPEAK Café SPEAK Café is an open-mic public space for hip-hop, activism, and Black Power expression. Co-sponsored by African American Studies, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 40 North/88 West, and Krannert Art Museum February 3, 7 – 11 pm Young, Gifted, and Black: Our Story Headliner: Malik Yusef Poets: Amira Davis, Brandon a.k.a. Xplicit, and Hip Hop Detoxx represented by Phenom and Awthentik DJ E-Dub on the tables and Brotha A-Dub as the host March 3, 7 – 9 pm Man Up! April 7, 7 – 9 pm Weaponize Your Poetry! Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
School of Art + Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition April 16 – May 1, 2011 Sponsored by John and Alice Pfeffer Photo: Installation view, 2010 Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion Film Screening, Artist Performance, and Gallery Conversation With Nora Chipaumire, OPENSTUDIO artist-in-residence March 17, 6 pm Film screening of NORA (USA/Zimbabwe/UK), directed by Alla Kovgan and David Hinton 7 pm Performance by Nora Chipaumire 8:15 pm Gallery Conversation with Nora Chipaumire and Alla Kovgan Photo: Don Rock
This annual two-day exhibition and museum fundraiser features innovative floral displays created by award-winning floral designers from across the Midwest. The floral arrangements are in response to works in KAM’s permanent collection. The exhibition is curated by Rick Orr, a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers. A perfect place to bring your Mom for Mom’s Weekend!!! April 9, 9 am – 5 pm Exhibition open to the public with docent-led tours 10 am – 4 pm April 10, 12 – 5 pm Exhibition open to the public Petals & Paintings Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
VOICE Reading Series The VOICE Reading Series showcases readings by fiction writers and poets from the Creative Writing MFA program. Co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and Krannert Art Museum. February 24, 7:30 pm March 31, 7:30 pm The VOICE Reading Series teams up with Ninth Letter , U of I’s award-winning literary/arts magazine, for an evening celebrating artistic collaboration. The event will showcase live music, video, graphic design, and a reading by one of Ninth Letter ’s featured writers. April 14, 7:30 pm Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Sponsored by John and Alice Pfeffer Photo: Installation view, 2010 May 8 – 15, 2011 Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion Artist Performance and Gallery Conversation With Marlon Griffith, OPENSTUDIO artist-in-residence Sponsored by the School of Art + Design Visitors Series and Krannert Art Museum February 17, 5:30 pm Public Procession Location TBD 7 pm Gallery Conversation KAM East Gallery Marlon Griffith, A Walk in the Night , Cape Biennale, 2009 Capetown, Western Cape, South Africa, Photo: Mark Wessels
Now Now April 3, 3 pm Throughout this dance performance, U of I professor of Dance Kirstie Simson will explore the full potential of the piece as an improvsational art. Rooted deeply in the human nature of dance and its relevance for our world today, Simson is joined by Tim O’Donnell, a dance artist currently living and working in NYC. Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion
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The Connections Console <ul><li>Connecting </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>The Library </li></ul><ul><li>Campus cultural resources </li></ul>For details about materials in this display, previous displays, or for information about submitting a display see http ://bit.ly/LCDigDisp or http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/lc/digitaldisplay.html