The University of Illinois is monitoring developments related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and has established a central website with information about policies, impacts, health and information resources, and answers to frequently asked questions:

According to campus directives, Krannert Art Museum has canceled or postponed all events through the end of the semester. These include:

March 26: Art Talk Thursday with Maureen Warren

March 26: Artist Talk by Duane Slick, “A Human from Earth”

March 26: Sudden Sound Concert with Sam Newsome

April 2: SPEAK Café

April 2–4: Illinois Moms’ Weekend, both tours and the raffle

April 15: Mark Menjivar: Migration Stories

April 18: 2020 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition Opening Reception

April 23: Art Talk Thursday with Kasia Szremski

May 9: 2020 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Opening Reception


Yoga at KAM every Friday will be suspended until further notice.


In addition, we’re making a few changes in the galleries to promote health and safety for our visitors. Hand sanitizer stations are available at all entrances; daily cleaning protocols include high-touch surfaces such as door handles, bannisters, and elevators; interactive touchscreens have been temporarily disabled; and the Giertz Education Center “Art You Can Touch” will be closed until further notice.

KAM values wellness as a key component of our mission, and we will continue our work as a sanctuary, a welcoming learning environment, and a civic space.

The museum remains free and open to the public at this time. Our Spring Break hours will be Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.

We will communicate any future changes to hours or events via email, on our website, and via our social media accounts. If you have questions or comments, please email us at


Last updated: March 13, 2020