Krannert Center builds community and helps ensure that everyone can access the arts through family-friendly performances, gatherings like Krannert Uncorked, and free music during ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival at Stage 5.
At celebrations and other special events, Japan House incorporates folk music featuring instruments such as the shakuhachi.
UI Wind Symphony in the Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center
Photo by Justine Bursoni
Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center
Japan House carefully documents the traditional clothing worn by presenters at Matsuri, a summer-ending festival. These Buddhist monks layer floral-patterned bags over their robes.
Lyric Theatre @ Illinois
Krannert Art Museum, October 2017
Dedicated to traditional aesthetics, Japan House offers classes and presentations on the tea ceremony, cooking, flower arranging, origami, and calligraphy by renowned practitioners such as Shozo Sato, the founding director.
Illinois Theatre, October 2018
Photo by Darrell Hoemann