Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois

Closed for Holidays: Tuesday, Dec 24 through Wednesday, Jan 1


Krannert Art Museum (KAM) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is the second-largest general fine arts museum in the state of Illinois.

KAM’s collection contains more than 10,000 works of art from around the globe, spanning six millennia, from 4,000 BCE to the present. Collection galleries, including our newest installation of modern and contemporary art, Art Since 1948, present the arts of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas to more than 100,000 visitors per year. KAM’s recently updated Education Center features touchable art and is accessible to visitors of all ages and abilities.

Beginning in January 2020, KAM presents HIVE, a yearlong site-specific sculpture and sound installation by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum. For more information on HIVE and the full calendar of events, please visit the museum website.

HIVE opening reception & artist talk: Jan 30, 2020, 5–8 pm


KAM is open six days per week, and admission is always free.

Free group tours are available by request.

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

For the full calendar of events, please visit the museum website.

Image: Art Since 1948, installation view at Krannert Art Museum, 2019. © Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

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