University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Krannert Art Museum (KAM) promotes a vibrant exchange of ideas in the visual arts. The museum’s rich permanent collection contains more than 10,000 works of art dating from the fourth millennium BCE to the present, representing a broad range of cultures and varied modes of artistic expression.
Located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, KAM is the second largest general fine arts museum in Illinois.
World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean is the first major traveling exhibition dedicated to the arts of the Swahili coast and their historically deep and enduring connections to eastern and central Africa, the port towns of the western Indian Ocean, and, given their circulation within imperial networks of trade and diplomacy, to Europe and the eastern seaboard of the United States.