Upcoming Public Events
2020 Faculty Biennial 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.
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 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 story of Babar the Elephant with ISU faculty artist Geoffrey Duce, piano. Recommended for preschool and elementary school aged children with their families.
Redbird Musical Adventures: The Story of Babar the Elephant. Geoffrey Duce on piano. Saturday, February 29, at 11 a.m.
Faculty Biennial Lecture by Jam Rohr on Tuesday, March 3 at 5 p.m.
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.
Co-presented with the Children’s Discovery Museum. Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. (register at: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net)
Make a project inspired by the works on view. Family artmaking workshop: 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 14. No registration required.
...And Friends present Circle of Fifths program featuring Lowry - Toccatina Americana, Brahms - Piano Quintet in F Minor Op. 34, and Schubert - String Quintet in C Major.
Bring your youngest art lovers to visit the exhibitions before we open to the public.
Faculty Biennial Lecture by Saskia Beranek on Tuesday, March 17 at noon.
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…
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…
Back for Babies with ISU faculty and guest artists. Recommended for sleeping, eating, fussing, crawling, walking, exploring babies and toddlers with their families!
ISU faculty and guest artists will perform for this event on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m.
@ 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.
A free public event, @Salon features renowned local and regional artists for an afternoon of conversation, poetry, performance, music, and visual arts.
Drop-off day for Student Annual Exhibition jurying.
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.
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.
Make a project inspired by the works on view. Community artmaking workshop: 12-1 p.m. Saturday, April 11. No registration required.
Co-presented with the Children’s Discovery Museum. Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m. (register at: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net)
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.