Family Activities at KAM

Family Activities

Krannert Art Museum welcomes families and children to experience the museum and café anytime the museum is open. KAM also welcomes families to participate in concerts, tours, and special activities designed just for them.

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January 2016

Saturday, October 1 · 2pm
KAM Chamber Music Series | Lyric Theatre
Presenting scenes from the upcoming production of Poppea.
The KAM Chamber Music Series fuses the performing and visual arts by providing the opportunity to experience performances by School of Music faculty and students in the galleries at KAM.
Location: KAM Lower Level, Classroom Studio B (formerly CRL Gallery) | Map


Saturday, October 15 · 10am–12 noon
Kids @ Krannert
Join us for a Saturday fo creative fun for the whole family. We'll have art projects, demonstrations, and scavenger hunts for children ages 3–8 and their families.
Location: KAM Lower Level, Hood Classroom | Map


Thursday, November 10 · 6–9pm
Grand Opening Event
Join us as KAM opens the doors to our newly renovated galleries and kicks off three brand new exhibitions:
Zina Saro-Wiwa: Did You Know We Taught Them How to Dance?
Making and Breaking Medieval Manuscripts
School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition

Private Members' Reception and Preview · 5–6pm
This catered event is for museum members and their families only. To attend, please RSVP to kam@illinois.edu by Friday, November 4.
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Public Opening Reception · 6–7pm
With opening welcome at 6pm by Kathleen Harleman, Museum Director and Acting Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts.
Cash bar by Michaels' Catering with refreshments provided by Krannert Art Museum Council
All galleries will remain open until 9pm.


Saturday, December 3 · 1–3pm
Family Walk & Talk
Bring your family and explore the museum at your own pace. Family Walk & Talk is an open house event for parents and children. We'll have helpers ready to meet you in the lobby, and activity books to help you along the way. Choose your adventure, walk, and talk about what you see!
Location: All Galleries (Meet first in the lobby near the café) | Map


February 2016

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March 2016

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