Visitors enjoy Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago at KAM Fest Opening Night Celebration, Krannert Art Museum, 2018. Photo by Julia Nucci Kelly
Mar 02, 2023 - 5–7pm
Main Level, All Galleries and Link

Join us for Opening Night at KAM.

Exhibitions opening include Pattern & Process, curated by Katie Koca Polite in the West Gallery and Light Court, and The Ink Wash Paintings of Shozo Sato, curated by Maureen Warren in the Contemporary Gallery. To kick off the evening, free 30-minute curator-led tours will begin in each gallery at 5 pm and 5:30 pm.

Music by DJ KamauMau and complimentary hors d'oeuvres will add to the festivities. Hope you can join us!


About DJ KamauMau

Kamau Grantham, known as DJ KamauMau, is a psychologist by day and multidisciplinary artist by night! He is one of the founders of Dance Music Therapy and Create and Chill with bla(CK)mau, both community projects that aim to promote the healing power of music and movement.

As a visual artist, Grantham is one half of BLACKMAU, the moniker of the collage and digital art collaboration between Grantham and Stacey Robinson of the University of Illinois' School of Art & Design. Grantham has been deejaying since 1988. After living in New York City for nineteen years, he is drawn to the power of sound systems to create cultural spaces in which communities can come together.