On View
Aug 25, 2006–Dec 31, 2006

CANVAS is a large, real-time, multimdimensional virtual reality laboratory and exhibition space open to all during museum hours.

CANVAS is a collaborative project with the Integrated Systems Laboratory at the Beckman Institute and the School of Art + Design at Illinois.

Select Programming

September 14, 7–8 pm: Open Class
Rose Marshack, Nicholas Duchnowski, and Abby Watt direct "How to Make Art for the CANVAS Without Knowing How to Program a Computer" to assist in the creation of virtual worlds through text files, common sound, and picture files.

October 26, 7–9 pm: Icons
The CANVAS presented three-dimensional immersive environments responding to the question "What is an icon?" created with Krannert Art Museum by artists and others from all over the world<.>