Spring 2019 Opening Night

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 5 – 7 pm

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Fine and Applied Arts
500 E Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820

Private Members’ Preview and Reception

The evening begins with a private preview and catered reception for museum members at 5 pm. To attend, please RSVP for this event by calling 217 244 0516 or email KAM by Friday, February 22.

Public Opening Reception

Art exhibitions will open to the public at 6pm with a brief welcome by Museum Director Jon Seydl.


Exhibitions opening include:

From Hand to Hand: Painting and the Animation of History in Northern India
Curated by Allyson Purpura, Senior Curator and Curator of Global African Art

Emphatic: American Painting from the Collection
Curated by Amy L. Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

Renaissance to Modern Remix: Highlights from the European & American Art Collection
Curated by Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art


Continuing exhibitions include:

Blue and White Ceramics: An Enduring Global Obsession
Curated by Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art

Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago
Curated by Kathryn Koca Polite, Assistant Curator


Image: Page from a Birha poem of separation and longing, showing Radha with her attendants in a grove, India, possibly Bundi or Kotah School, 17th century.