- Suburbs / Midwest
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Fine and Applied Arts
500 E Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
- 217-333-1861; Tours 217-333-8218
- Dir. Kathleen Harleman
- M-Sa 9-5 | Closed Sunday
Krannert Art Museum (KAM) is the second-largest general fine arts museum in the state of Illinois, hosting 15 temporary exhibitions every year and maintaining six permanent galleries to exhibit the university’s art collection.
KAM’s collection contains over 10,000 works of art from around the globe, spanning six millennia, from ca. 4,000 BCE to the present. Significant works of art by Frans Hals, Bartolomé Estebán Murillo, John Singleton Copley, Camille Pissarro, Winslow Homer, Berthe Morisot, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Gabriele Münter, Hans Hofmann, Berenice Abbott, Yves Tanguy, Mark Rothko, Walker Evans, Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Andy Warhol, Ed Paschke, Barbara Kruger, Wosene Worke Kosrof, William Kentridge, Huan Yan, Magdalene Odundo, and Carrie Mae Weems bring a breadth of artistic styles and modes of expression to students, faculty, and visitors.
Permanent galleries include:
• Encounters: The Arts of Africa
• Bow Gallery and Trees Gallery: European and American Art before 1950
• Moore Gallery of Decorative Arts
• Art of the Ancient Mediterranean
• Arts of Ancient Peru
Opening Night Receptions occur the third Thursday of January and August, 6pm. For the full calendar of events, please visit the museum website.
Image: Metamodern, installation view, 2015. Courtesy of Krannert Art Museum.