After a life on the road and on the West Coast, musician and painter Jerry Winters has found a community that has helped him process grief in small-town Arthur.
For Heather Sandy and Sarah Marjanovic, the pandemic offered a new perspective on their artwork and a new way to find comfort in it.
Upon entering the exhibition “Crip*” at Krannert Art Museum, you see three small brown mattresses resting on the floor connected by a tangle of wires. Each is braced around its middle, propping the inflatable bedding up like a body.
The Craft League of Champaign-Urbana is bringing back its annual juried art fair this weekend with 35 arts and crafts vendors and free admission.
Cleveland-based poet and 2020 UI graduate Aumaine Rose Smith is spending two weeks at Allerton Park and Retreat Center as its latest artist-in-residence. We caught up with her ahead of her Thursday reading.
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Krannert Art Museum's new exhibit, entitled entitled "A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing," involved years of work between Fishman, 1965 UI MFA graduate and curator Amy Powell. After Fishman's unexpected death in July, the gallery doubles as a sort of memorial for the well-known abstract painter.
In 2020, the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures and our community partners (40North, Urbana Park District, Champaign Park District and Urbana Arts and Culture) premiered The Great ARTdoors, a new public-art initiative.
The first live music at a campus venue since the pandemic began will be the Ellnora Guitar Festival from Sept. 17-18 at Krannert Center.
With temperatures rising (today’s high: 98), COVID-19 case counts falling (active in Champaign County: 67) and a loaded local entertainment lineup, this is the weekend to put off the yard work and get out of the house
Aush Knox is combining his barbering talents and his longtime interest in art all in one new place — Beard Culture Barber Shop and Gallery, opening June 1 in Lincoln Square, Urbana.
Writes curator Ian Wang: I'm eager to share with viewers what I have learned from curating an exhibition many years in the making — "150 Years: UI Art Creation and Major Art Movements of the World," which opens Thursday at the Illini Union Art Gallery.
The Champaign City Council will discuss the request Tuesday to designate West Clark Street between Prairie and Elm streets as Honorary Harry Breen Way
URBANA — As part of a rotating art-in-the-park exhibit, a sculpture in Meadowbrook Park is set to be loaned to a new sculpture garden in Peoria.
Located at the northeast corner of Washington and Neil streets, the tree rises 31 feet in the air and weighs 1.5 tons. It is made of 10,000 recycled bottles.
“The people I support in the arts are deeply struggling. They miss both the intrinsic rewards of creating for audiences and the vanishing infrastructures of support for what they do."
In a memo to the council, city staff said the Black Lives Matter mural would be considered “government speech,” so it wouldn’t be making the street a free-speech zone.
Ja Nelle Pleasure’s latest exhibit of recycled art is on display at Randolph Street Community Gardens as part of 40 North’s program, which involves 10 pieces being installed across Champaign-Urbana.