Krannert Art Museum

500 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820


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The museum opened its doors in 1961, establishing a permanent home for the art collection of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The collection of more than 10,000 works of art is displayed in ten galleries, ranging from ancient Egyptian and Pre-columbian to contemporary art. 

The museum also presents 12-15 changing exhibitions each year, showcasing works of art from nationally and internationally museums and collections. 

The architecture of the museum building incorporates neo-Egyptian decorative elements in an overall post-Modernist design.