Krannert Art Museum

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
  • Hours
    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. 

    Events Calendar



    Capturing Landscape

    Exhibition — through

    Krannert Art Museum


    Thursday, July 12


    Photo Chat and Workshop with Phillip Kalantzis-Cope

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion and Open Studio — 3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Krannert Art Museum

    Thursday, August 2

    Capturing Illinois Landscapes with Larry Kanfer

    Artist Talks & Panel Discussion and Open Studio — 3:30pm - 5:30pm

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    Thursday, August 30

    Thursday, October 4

    Thursday, November 1

    Thursday, February 28