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Upcoming Public Events

February 2020

Opening Reception: 2020 Faculty Biennial

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening reception for the 2020 Faculty Biennial from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 28. The exhibition is on view from February 28 through March 22. Image: Installation view of 2018 Faculty Biennial. Alice J Lee & Ladan Bahmani, TRANSLATE: Move from one place or condition to another, 2017. Acrylic, paint, and vinyl.

Faculty Biennial Performance: Shoshin Trio

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Faculty Biennial Performance by Shoshin Trio on Friday, February 28 at 6:45 p.m. This performance will take place during the opening reception of the exhibition.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

Redbird Musical Adventures: The Story of Babar the Elephant

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Redbird Musical Adventures: The Story of Babar the Elephant. Geoffrey Duce on piano. Saturday, February 29, at 11 a.m.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, February 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

March 2020

Faculty Biennial Lecture: Jam Rohr

Date:
Tuesday, March 3rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Faculty Biennial Lecture by Jam Rohr on Tuesday, March 3 at 5 p.m.

Wonsook Kim School of Art Research Colloquium: James Mai

Date:
Wednesday, March 4th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wonsook Kim School of Art Research Colloquium lecture by James Mai. Wednesday at 12 p.m. Refreshments at 11:30 a.m. University Galleries are located in Uptown Normal at 11 Uptown Circle. All events are free and open to the public.

Tour and Workshop: Art Around You

Date:
Saturday, March 7th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Co-presented with the Children’s Discovery Museum. Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. (register at: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net)

Family Artmaking Workshop

Date:
Saturday, March 14th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Make a project inspired by the works on view. Family artmaking workshop: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 14. No registration required.

Stroller Tour

Date:
Monday, March 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Bring your youngest art lovers to visit the exhibitions before we open to the public.

Faculty Biennial Lecture: Saskia Beranek

Date:
Tuesday, March 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Faculty Biennial Lecture by Saskia Beranek on Tuesday, March 17 at noon.

Visiting Artist Lecture: Devin Mays

Date:
Wednesday, March 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Visiting Artist Lecture by Devin Mays. Artwork by Devin Mays               Devin Mays holds a Bachelor in International Business and Marketing from Howard University. After receiving his degree, he worked in advertising developing brand strategies for the better part of a decade. He returned to school to pursue a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Chicago where he graduated in 2016. There he began an auto-ethnographic interdisciplinary exploration of material, prospective and…

Image of Research Competition

Date:
Thursday, March 19th

The Image of Research at Illinois State competition invites Illinois State University student researchers to create or capture one compelling static image of their research to share with the public along with a brief narrative that explains how the image relates to their research. The competition gives students the opportunity to engage creatively with their research, share behind-the-scenes views of their research processes, or portray their scholarship in visual form. Image of Research Competition is sponsored by the Office of…

Redbird Musical Adventures: Bach for Babies

Date:
Saturday, March 21st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ISU faculty and guest artists will perform for this event on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m.

@ Salon Interdisciplinary Arts Event

Date:
Saturday, March 21st
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

@ Salon Interdisciplinary Arts Event is organized by Obsidian. Sponsored by the ISU Creative Writing Program and Department of English. Saturday, March 21 from 1 to 6 p.m.

Drop-Off Day For Student Annual Jurying

Date:
Wednesday, March 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Drop-off day for Student Annual Exhibition jurying.

April 2020

2020 Student Annual

Start:
Saturday, April 4th
End:
Sunday, May 10th

The Student Annual is a juried exhibition, which features work in a variety of mediums and styles, offers many students the first opportunity to have their work reviewed by professionals outside the University.

Marshall Dulaney Pitcher Award Exhibition and Reception

Date:
Saturday, April 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The award recipient is selected by a Wonsook Kim School of Art committee and is considered the most talented student in the program. All students that are full time majors are eligible, both undergraduate and graduate. Please join us in celebrating the achievements of the student selected. Free and open to the public.

Student Annual Opening Reception

Date:
Saturday, April 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Annual Opening Reception on April 4 from 3 - 5 p.m. Awards ceremony at 4 p.m. Image: Camila Marianela, Untitled, from the series Cah- mē-lah, 2019. Fabric and handmade book. 2019 Marshall Dulaney Pitcher Award Winner.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

Community Artmaking Workshop

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Make a project inspired by the works on view. Community artmaking workshop: 12-1 p.m. Saturday, April 11. No registration required.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, April 17th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 18th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, April 24th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, April 24th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

Tour and Workshop: Art Around You

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Co-presented with the Children’s Discovery Museum. Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. (register at: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net)

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, April 25th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

Matter Distinguished Artist Lecture: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Date:
Monday, April 27th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matter Distinguished Artist Lecture by Njideka Akunyili Crosby is sponsored by the Anne and Stephen Matter Family Lecture Fund. Co-organized by the Wonsook Kim School of Art and University Galleries. Monday at 7 p.m.

May 2020

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, May 1st
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, May 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, May 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, May 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Friday, May 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Friday, May 8th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents: From Earth to the Universe

Date:
Saturday, May 9th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is excited to present “From Earth to the Universe,” running weekends from February 22 – May 9. Show times are Saturdays at 2 PM. There are no shows March 7 – April 4.

Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Then experience the ferocity of the scorching Sun and journey to the various worlds in the Solar System. “From Earth to the Universe” then leaves our solar system, taking you to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars – as well as beyond the Milky Way, into the unimaginable immensity of the Universe.

The ISU Planetarium Presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe”

Date:
Saturday, May 9th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” running weekends from February 7 – May 9. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM. There are no shows March 6 – April 4.

The show examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.