Illinois State University’s Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce a selection of events to be presented during January and February 2022. Please note that events are subject to change, and details are tentative due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and adhering to recommended guidelines.

Wonsook Kim School of Art
and University Galleries 

Exhibition: echo
Last date on view: Sunday, January 23
Wonsook Kim School of Art Student Art Gallery
Central Illinois Regional Airport

Exhibition: 2022 Faculty Biennial
On view Monday, January 10, through Wednesday, February 23
University Galleries, Uptown Station

Exhibition: Making Mud Matter
On view: Monday, January 31 through Friday, April 29
Wonsook Kim School of Art Student Art Gallery
Central Illinois Regional Airport

Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Tuesdays at 1 p.m. via Zoom
February 1 Maria Carolina Baulo
February 15 Maria Gaspar

Image of Research at Illinois State Exhibit and Reception
new date 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, February 9
University Galleries, Uptown Station

Information about upcoming Transpace Gallery student exhibitions can be found on the Wonsook Kim School of Art website.

School of Music

To confirm scheduling and to purchase tickets, call the Center for the Performing Arts (CPA) Box Office at (309) 438-2535.

Concerto Aria Competition
7 p.m., Wednesday, January 19
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Band Concerto Competition
5 p.m., Sunday, January 23
Closed – Livestream only

Jury Recognition Recital
8 p.m., Monday, January 24
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

USAF Airlifter Brass Quintet
7 p.m., Tuesday, January 25
Closed – Livestream only

RedNote New Music Festival – Hub New Music
8 p.m., Sunday, February 6
Kemp Recital Hall

RedNote New Music Festival – h2 Saxophone Quartet
8 p.m., Monday, February 7
Kemp Recital Hall

RedNote New Music Festival – Composition Workshop Premieres
8 p.m., Tuesday, February 8
Kemp Recital Hall

RedNote New Music Festival – chamber music of Bright Sheng and Missy Mazzoli
8 p.m., Wednesday, February 9
Kemp Recital Hall

RedNote New Music Festival – works for wind ensemble and chorus by Bright Sheng and Missy Mazzoli
Performed by Illinois State University Wind Symphony and ISU Choirs
8 p.m., Thursday, February 10
Kemp Recital Hall

Symphonic Winds Concert
8 p.m., Friday, February 11
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Recital Celebrating Black History Month
3 p.m., Sunday, February 13
Kemp Recital Hall

Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Isaac Casal, cello
8 p.m., Monday, February 14
Kemp Recital Hall

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Rachel Hockenberry, horn
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 15
Kemp Recital Hall

Guest Artist Recital: Andy Harnsberger, marimba
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 16
Kemp Recital Hall

Walking with My Ancestors
7 p.m., Thursday, February, 17 through Saturday, February 19
Kemp Recital Hall
2/17/2022 Update – the Thursday, February 17 performance is canceled due to inclement weather

Choral Showcase
3 p.m., Sunday, February 20
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Jazz Ensemble I & II
8 p.m., Tuesday, February 22
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Symphonic Band Concert
8 p.m., Wednesday, February 23
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Guest Artist Recital: Ivana Francisci, piano
8 p.m., Thursday, February 24
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Matthew Vala, voice
8 p.m., Friday, February 25
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Symphony Orchestra Concert
3 p.m., Sunday, February 27
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Evening of Brass
7 p.m., Sunday, February 27
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

School of Theatre and Dance

Please call the Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (309) 438-2535 to purchase tickets.

Rhinoceros
by Eugène Ionesco
Directed by Sanhawich Meateanuwat
7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 17, through Saturday, February 19
2 p.m., Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, January 20
Westhoff Theatre
2/17/2022 Update – the Thursday, February 17 performance is canceled due to inclement weather

Legally Blonde The Musical
Music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
Directed by Britannia Howe with Dennis Gotkowski, music director
Matthew Clarke and Guilherme Rodrigues, conductors
7:30 p.m., Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26; Tuesday, March 1 through Thursday, March 3
2 p.m., Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27
Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre

Visit the full schedule of spring 2022 School of Theatre and Dance productions for information about upcoming performances.

Additional information regarding upcoming events in the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts can be found on the University’s events calendar. Follow Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts on social media, and keep up to date with Fine Arts News.