Published Date:August 26, 2015
Experiencing Nnenna Okore’s abstract sculptural pieces made from burlap is not so much about looking at them as it is being surrounded by them – walking around, between and underneath them, and looking through one to the next. A solo exhibition of the Chicago-based artist’s work, “Nkata: An Installation by Nnenna Okore,” opens Thursday at Krannert Art Museum.
August 26, 2015
Published Date:August 25, 2015
Dean’s List and Bronze Tablet honorees and graduates for the spring 2015 semester have been announced by the University of Illinois.
August 25, 2015
Published Date:August 24, 2015
If repairing an electronic device yourself sounds prohibitively complex and you aren’t sure where to start, help will soon be available on the University of Illinois campus.
The Illini Gadget Garage will open this semester. It will be a place for collaborative repair, modeled after the Campus Bike Center, only for electronics.
August 24, 2015
Published Date:August 20, 2015
Japan House will host its first Matsuri festival, celebrating Japanese culture, at the end of the month. The event is free and open to the public.
August 20, 2015
Published Date:August 19, 2015
Krannert Art Museum will exhibit a wide variety of works from its permanent collection – many of which have not been displayed publicly in a long time – as the museum opens its new season Aug. 27.
August 19, 2015
Published Date:August 11, 2015
Adults who have a passion for the outdoors – and are interested in sharing that with others – are needed statewide as volunteers in the University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalist program.
August 11, 2015
Published Date:July 24, 2015
A University of Illinois music professor and two U. of I. graduate students are among the 2015 fellowship recipients from the American Council of Learned Societies.
July 24, 2015
Published Date:July 21, 2015
An annual statewide conference that focuses on helping new teachers prepare students to compete in science, technology, engineering and math fields in the global economy is expanding this year to include the arts.
July 21, 2015