School Tour at Krannert Art Museum

As part of its outreach programs, Krannert Art Museum invites children to tour a gallery, where they typically examine a handful of paintings and sharpen their observational skills and critical thinking. The museum also partners with local school systems for longer and deeper explorations of art.

Traffic Jam

Urban planners must consider the common modes of transportation already in use in a city before proposing alternatives and plotting efficient routes for a redevelopment project.

Checking for Rain

Stage manager Rick Mireles tests the rain distribution for the March 2016 Illinois Theatre production of The Grapes of Wrath in Krannert Center's Colwell Playhouse.

Photo by Darrell Hoemann.

The Merry Widow

In addition to their high-caliber singing and costumes constructed for period appropriateness, productions by Lyric Theatre @ Illinois often encompass expert dancing and scenery depicting expansive locales.

The Merry Widow, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, April 2015, photo by Darrell Hoemann.

Jennifer Monson in Live Dancing Archive

Combining scientific and movement research, Jennifer Monson leads iLAND (the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature, and Dance), creates site-specific pieces such as The Mahomet Aquifer Project, and investigates media and motion in works including Live Dancing Archive, which incorporates improvisations made at the seashore in response to migrating gray whales and birds.


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