blog postsKrannert Art Museum to open faculty exhibition Jan. 26; launch noontime lectures Jan. 30Jan 16, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The diverse talents of faculty artists at the University of Illinois will be showcased in the annual School of Art and Design Faculty Art Exhibition Jan. 26 through Feb. 24 at the Krannert Art Museum.Photographs, video installation and sculpture to open at I space Feb. 7Jan 27, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Photographs reflecting an architecture professor's field work in China, and a site-specific video installation and sculpture will be on view next month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Best recent African films to be shown during U. of I.-sponsored festivalFeb 4, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Champaign-Urbana audiences will have a rare opportunity to screen a half dozen of the best films originating from the African continent in the past few years.''Practical Planning' to be focus of yearly institute program at IllinoisFeb 15, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill.-- Extension specialists from Iowa State University will be coming to the 2006 Planning Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign March 2-3 with a couple of rather large props in tow. 'Planning Matters' institute set for March 7-8Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Thinking Outside the Box" is the title of the keynote talk at a two-day planning and zoning institute at the University of Illinois, but the featured speaker wont be the only one promoting innovative approaches to planning, according to organizers.New I space exhibitions feature sculpture, drawings and installation workFeb 24, 2005 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sculpture, drawings and installation work will be on view in two new exhibitions March 4 through April 2 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Landscapes take center stage in two new exhibitions at I spaceFeb 27, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Landscapes - with a twist - are the focus of two new, but very different, exhibitions on view March 5 through 27 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Focus to be on Greece during free piano recital at IllinoisFeb 27, 2012 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Pianist Konstantinos Papadakis will perform music by contemporary Greek composers and works inspired by Greek themes at a free recital March 13 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois.Paintings by UI graduate students to be featured at I spaceMar 6, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The work of eight University of Illinois graduate-student painters will be featured in a show March 13-17 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the UI at Urbana-Champaign.Top Latin American films to be showcased during April festivalMar 19, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Some of the best new films from Latin America will be screened locally during the second annual Latin American Film Festival April 4-10.Japan House event to include flower-arranging demonstrationsMar 30, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Demonstrations of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, will be among the activities celebrating Japanese culture that will be held during the annual Spring Open House at Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana.Japan House annual open house April 20Apr 11, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The welcome mat will be out on April 20, when the University of Illinois' Japan House invites the community inside and to experience Japanese arts and culture at its annual spring open house.Irish diplomat to be guest speaker on European Union Day at IllinoisApr 12, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Noel Fahey, the ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will be the guest speaker at this year's European Union Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 20.Works of contemporary artists on view at I space through May 27Apr 21, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions by contemporary artists will be on view April 28 through May 27 at I space, UIUC's Chicago gallery.Senior in music at U. of I. wins piano prize in national competitionApr 30, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Kris Becker, a senior in the University of Illinois School of Music, has won the piano prize in the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition, sponsored by the Yamaha Corporation of America.U. of I. architecture professor Jeffery S. Poss elected fellow in AIAMay 10, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jeffery S. Poss, a professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Poss was one of 134 AIA members to be elevated to fellowship by the 2010 Jury of Fellows.Piano Institute at Illinois offers master instruction and public concertsJun 3, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The second annual Summer Piano Institute will take place at the University of Illinois June 17-21.Russian and Eastern European Center hosting 30th annual summer labJun 4, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - When Ralph Fisher organized the first Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1973, communist rule in the region made it difficult for Western scholars to travel there to conduct research and exchange ideas with colleagues.Exhibition of works by U. of I. graduates shows commitment to fieldworkJun 29, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Works by the latest group of students receiving master of fine arts degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be on display July 10 through Aug. 8 in "Fieldwork," an exhibition at I space, the university's Chicago art gallery. Graduate students' exhibition to open Friday at I-spaceJul 8, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six graduate-student artists will exhibit their work July 12 through Aug. 10 at the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Se habla Espaol? U. of I. course offers Spanish to young childrenAug 9, 2011 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Parents considering enrolling their young children in after-school piano lessons, ballet classes, gymnastics or martial arts now have another option for enriching their future - a Spanish language course. Taught by native or near-native Spanish speakers, the curriculum presents Spanish to children ages 4 through 8 using games, crafts, stories and songs.Memorial event marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacksAug 28, 2008 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - This year's University of Illinois musical commemoration of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States will have a change of venue.U. of I. Music school to offer Sept. 11 memorial programSep 4, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As it has in past years, the University of Illinois School of Music will mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States with a short commemorative program on Tuesday (Sept. 11).Fall lineup of speakers announced for 2013 MillerComm seriesSep 5, 2013 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The fall 2013 Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm lectures begin Sept. 18 (Wednesday) with Gunther Schuller - musician, composer, conductor, educator, historian and publisher. He has won a Pulitzer Prize, a MacArthur Foundation "genius" award and three Grammy awards. Schuller, a George A. Miller Visiting Artist, has composed more than 180 works covering genres from symphonic to operatic to jazz, founded publishing and recording companies, and served as the president of the New England Conservatory for a decade. Instead of giving a lecture, Schuller will be interviewed at 7:30 p.m. by University of Illinois French horn professor Bernhard Scully, who is performing Schuller's Quintet for Horn and Strings the next night (Sept. 19) at the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello, Ill.Musical commemorative planned for Sept. 11Sep 6, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States with a short commemorative program on Monday (Sept. 11).Town meeting Sept. 26 to discuss national security challengesSep 11, 2000 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- "National Security Challenges for the 21st Century" will be the focus of a town meeting Sept. 26 at the University of Illinois.Tenth anniversary of IPRH film series to focus on films worth second lookSep 14, 2010 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The fall film series sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities will comprise a variety of films that have only one thing in common: They didn't attract large audiences during their initial showings early in the series' 10-year history and deserve second screenings, according to Christine Catanzarite, senior associate director at IPRH and organizer of the series.Annual fall open house at Japan HouseOct 3, 2002 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The annual fall open house at Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is planned for Oct. 19.I space presents two new exhibitions beginning FridayOct 6, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions open this month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both shows are on view Oct. 10 through Nov. 29.Japan House to host annual fall open house on Oct. 23Oct 7, 2004 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will host its annual fall open house on Oct. 23.Featured open house talk at U. of I.'s Japan House will focus on Edo cultureOct 10, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A presentation on Edo culture by a visiting speaker will be among the highlights at the annual fall open house at the Japan House at the University of Illinois from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 20.Japan House open house set for Oct. 25Oct 15, 2003 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Martial arts demonstrations are among the highlights of the annual fall open house at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Japan House on Oct. 25.Passes for the 15th annual 'Ebertfest' go on sale Nov.1Oct 15, 2012 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Those wanting to take in all of the next Roger Ebert's Film Festival, or "Ebertfest," can purchase festival passes starting Nov. 1.New exhibitions on view at I space Nov. 16Nov 8, 2001 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The built environment will be the focus of two new exhibitions on view Nov. 16 through Dec. 22 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Famed director kicks off MillerComm lecture series at IllinoisJan 9, 2012 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Francesca Zambello has directed stage productions everywhere from New York's Metropolitan Opera and Broadway to the Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, Covent Garden and Disneyland. On Jan. 19 (Thursday), she will speak at the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois on "What is American Opera Today?"Theatrical quilt sewn from seldom-seen Tennessee Williams worksFeb 2, 2004 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - From the recent Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to next summer's Kennedy Center festival featuring "Cat," "Streetcar Named Desire," "The Glass Menagerie" and other works, 20th century American playwright Tennessee Williams has once again become a hot property.Researchers suggest parks should adapt to better serve Latino trail usersFeb 4, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - By now, many people know that 30 minutes of daily exercise may go a long way toward extending their life expectancy. And among those who are taking the message to heart and actually becoming more physically active, the most commonly reported exercise of choice is walking.Exhibition explores 'argument' between abstraction and representationFeb 6, 2009 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new exhibition of drawings, paintings and collages will be on view Feb. 13 through March 14 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Designing for healthy lifestyle to be topic of this year's U. of I. Planning InstituteFeb 8, 2005 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - "Community Design for Healthy Lifestyles" is the theme of the 2005 Planning Institute set for March 3-4 at the University of Illinois.Architectural designs on limited view at Figure OneFeb 10, 2011 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new display of a very old assignment will open Friday Lunch hour lectures with an international focus to be offered at Illini Center in ChicagoFeb 14, 2001 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For a number of years, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has promoted thinking -- and acting -- globally in its strategic development of international programs and studies.One-day shows offer sampling of creative arts at IllinoisFeb 17, 2011 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Figure One - the exhibition space of the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois - is presenting a series of one-day shows designed to give the public a taste of what's cooking in the creative arts at Illinois.Two new exhibitions to go on view at I space March 3Feb 25, 2000 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions will be on view March 3 through April 8 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Art exhibition in Chicago to spotlight work by MFA students at IllinoisMar 8, 2011 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Twenty-three student artists working in media ranging from traditional oil paint and photography to raw sugar and crochet will share their progress toward Master of Fine Arts degrees with an exhibition at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S. Morgan St., in Chicago, March 25 through April 3.Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval MediterraneanMar 25, 2003 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Centuries of encounter and cultural interchange in the Mediterranean may reveal lessons that remain relevant for today's observers of that region, according to organizers of a symposium planned for April 4-5 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Current state of European union to be examined April 10-13Mar 28, 2003 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The current state of the European Union will be examined in-depth at a series of events planned April 10-13 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Japanese arts and culture to be featured in three eventsApr 1, 2003 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japanese arts and culture will be alive and thriving on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring.International Dance Day to be celebrated April 29Apr 19, 2001 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. The art of dance will be spotlighted all around town on April 29 as UI students celebrate International Dance Day.Course shows benefits of cooperative efforts among architects, plannersApr 20, 2004 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Although they typically function independently from each other, architects, landscape architects and urban planners sometimes cross paths while engaged in community development or urban renewal projects.Work by five artists featured in I space exhibition on artisitic processApr 25, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The artistic process - that mysterious zone between creative thinking and doing - will be explored in a new exhibition on view April 25 through May 31 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.