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  • Lipofsky Glass

    Fifty Years: Contemporary American Glass from Illinois Collections (January 27–April 29, 2012)

    Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion is honored to present Fifty Years: Contemporary American Glass from Illinois Collections...

  • Encounters: The Arts of Africa (Photo by Chris Brown)

    KAM Opens Renovated, "Reimagined" African Gallery

    Krannert Art Museum opens its newly designed gallery devoted to the arts of Africa. Encounters: The Ats of Africa is a thematically organized installation inspired by the idea that art objects can "tell multiple stories."

  • Kathleen Harleman

    Kathleen Harleman Wins 2013 Ace Award for Arts Advocacy

    The Champaign County Arts Council 40 North/88 West awarded Krannert Art Museum Director Kathleen Harleman an ACE award for her arts advocacy work in Champaign-Urbana and the state of Illinois.

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    Krannert Art Museum Wins AAMC Award for Excellence

    Krannert Art Museum (KAM, http://kam.illinois.edu) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign was the recipient of a 2013 Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC, http://www.artcurators.org) Award for Excellence for its permanent collection installation, Encounters: The Arts of Africa, curated by Allyson Purpura. The installation was awarded co-First Prize in the annual AAMC Awards of Excellence for exhibitions organized by museums with operating budgets of under $4 million. The AAMC Awards of Excellence were formally announced on May 5, 2014 at the AAMC annual conference at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

  • Jackie Wilson conserves Yves Klein Venus Bleue, 1962/1982

    Conservation | Yves Klein

    Conservator Jackie Wilson of Wilson Conservation, Brooklyn, NY, was recently onsite at KAM to conserve an Yves Klein sculpture in the permanent collection...