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Press Release: Celebrate National Women's Month, Mar. 01 - 31, 2022

Press Release: Virtual Visit Challenge, Jan. 17 - Feb. 7, 2021

"Inside Out" Column, News-Gazette

Oct. 11, 2020: Welcome back to the Anita Purves Nature Center

Oct. 4, 2020: Staerkel Planetarium can give you eyes in the sky

Sep. 27, 2020: Museum of the Grand Prairie's harvest programs producing fruit

Sep. 20, 2020: Pioneering prof’s ‘movable schools’ helped make science 'language of the home’

Sep. 13, 2020: Politics, dancing and COVID-19, oh my!

Sep. 6, 2020: Adding structure and diversity to your garden

Aug. 30 2020: Re-imagining how to help you connect with Earth at Homer Lake

Aug. 23, 2020: Champ. Co. Historical Archives no stranger to documenting racial, social justice

Aug. 16, 2020: A virtual festival like no other

Aug. 9, 2020: At Krannert Art Museum, a season for work and welcoming

Aug. 2, 2020: Another case of UI's hand in innovative tech

July 26, 2020: Lifelong volunteers make a difference at the museum

July 19, 2020: Busey Woods full of rich history

July 12, 2020: Staerkel Planetarium's doors closed, but skies are always open

July 5, 2020: 'We're ready to go, but slowly!'

June 28, 2020: A short history lesson on the Orpheum building

June 21, 2020: Spurlock Museum staff still hard at work despite closed doors

June 14, 2020: A beginner's guide to gardening

June 7, 2020: U.S., Yale, UI teamed up on tunnel-ventilation system

May 31, 2020: Urbana Free Library team brings local history home

May 24, 2020: Nature's treasures above and beyond at Homer Lake

May 17, 2020: Art in the time of a pandemic at Krannert Art Museum
May 10, 2020: Celebrating heroes past and present at UI's Sousa Archives

May 3, 2020: Champaign Co. History Museum made strides during time in Wilbur Mansion
Apr. 26, 2020: Sensory-friendly show set to return at Staerkel Planetarium

Apr. 19, 2020: Pandemic can teach us a lesson or two on climate change

Apr. 5, 2020: Maintaining Orpheum's presence during coronavirus pandemic

Mar. 29, 2020: Marianne Ferber: From Eastern Europe to the UI

Mar. 15, 2020: Annual WorldFest on tap for April at Spurlock Museum

Mar. 8, 2020: Start planning now for spring plantings

Mar. 1, 2020: Museum of Grand Prairie celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage

Feb. 23, 2020: Collections showcase records, family histories

Feb. 16, 2020: In winter, life is emerging and active at Homer Lake

Feb. 9, 2020: 'Goddesses' have arrived at Krannert Arm Museum’s temple to art

Feb. 2, 2020: Sousa Archives' new display on women’s orchestra worth checking out

Jan. 26, 2020: Champaign County History Museum exploring C-U stalwart McKinley

Jan. 19, 2020: Yearlong Earth Day celebration on tap at Anita Purves Nature Center

Jan. 12, 2020: Longer nights mean more chances to stargaze at Staerkel Planetarium

Jan. 5, 2020: Shorter hours, but just as busy at Museum of the Grand Prairie

Dec. 29, 2019: Snow Globe turns Orpheum into winter wonderland

Dec. 22, 2019: Exploring the roots of blues dancing at Spurlock

Dec. 15, 2019: Tuck in — it’s time to get ready for winter

Dec. 8, 2019: UI's Warm Air Heating Residence still a hot topic

Dec. 1, 2019: Plenty of stars on display on Parkland's campus

Nov. 24, 2019: No hibernating at Homer Lake Forest Preserve during the winter

Nov. 17, 2019: ‘Art You Can Touch’ expands Krannert Art Museum’s reach

Nov. 10, 2019: How UI Library came to be home to John Philip Sousa's legacy

Nov. 3, 2019: Champaign County History Museum gallery highlights Harris House robbery

Oct. 27, 2019: Anita Purves Nature Center carries on mission of local legend

Oct. 20, 2019: Urbana Free Library's Archives Bazaar offers wealth of information

Oct. 13, 2019: Mahomet's Museum of the Grand Prairie a short ride to lots of fun

Oct. 6, 2019: Orpheum Children’s Science Museum a place of joyful learning

Sept. 29, 2019: Spurlock exhibit takes a peek inside drag queen's closet

Sept. 22, 2019: All abuzz about UI Pollinatarium

Sept. 15, 2019: Morrow was not first to propose experimental plots

Sept. 8, 2019: Research help for aspiring historians, genealogists available locally

Sept. 1, 2019: Monarch butterflies connect us in many ways

Aug. 25, 2019: The making of a modern (and contemporary) art collection

Aug. 18, 2019: Performances aplenty at Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

Aug. 11, 2019: Museum highlights history of Champaign County

Aug. 4, 2019: Area museums serve as valuable resources

2018 Press Release

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