Pandemics as a Portal to Change: Writers Workshop and Discussion

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Pandemics as a Portal to Change: A Community Exhibition, May 21-Aug 28 at Krannert Art Museum. Design by Madison Wilcoxen
Aug 18, 2021 - 7-8 pm
Virtual event
Hosted by the Champaign Public Library in partnership with The Urbana Free Library and Krannert Art Museum; Pandemics as a Portal to Change is co-sponsored by Krannert Art Museum, Museum of the Grand Prairie, Urbana Arts and Culture Program, The Urbana Free Library, College of Fine and Applied Arts at Illinois, and Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center. Supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

Join us for a reading of poetry and creative writing featuring the work of local authors.

Participants in the community exhibition, Pandemics as a Portal to Change, explored our current struggles across a range of areas such as health and mental health, the environment, racial justice, and community-building. Come listen to local writers as they share their work, writing process, and how they found inspiration!


How to Participate

This event will be hosted by the Champaign Public Library via zoom | Register Online



Krannert Art Museum endeavors to be accessible to all. This virtual event will be in English and closed captioned. If you have questions or would like to request an accessibility accommodation, please email