October is National Arts and Humanities Month
In case you missed our post earlier this month, check out all the ways you can celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month. From free access to online resources to special events hosted both on campus and in the Springfield community, there is something for everyone!
Brookens Library is proud to offer a robust online collection of arts resources:
BBC Shakespeare Plays
This collection provides access to the 37 Shakespeare plays produced by the BBC between 1978 and 1985.
Ethnographic Sound Archives Online
Ethnographic Sound Archives Online brings together over 2,000 hours of previously unpublished historic field recordings from around the world, alongside their supporting field notes and ethnographers’ metadata, opening new paths for the study of music in its cultural context.
Ethnographic Video Online
Ethnographic Video Online is a comprehensive online resource for the study of human culture, behavior and society around the world. The collections contain over 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Sound files of traditional music from around the world, plus notes, images, video, and lesson plans. Search by culture, genre, instrument, year, etc.
Theatre in Video
Contains streaming video performances of major plays along with film documentaries. Includes important actors, directors and playwrights.
The Bibliography of the History of Art
Saskia Art Images
Oxford Music Online
Brookens Library also has a large collection of print art resources located in the N section of the library on the 4th floor.
For National Arts and Humanities Month, we’d like to encourage you to support the arts at UIS and in the greater Springfield area. Here is a list of art shows and venues in the area:
Let the fancy
Curated by Jeff Robinson and Allison Lacher
September 27 – October 18
Love You Bro
Artist Stephanie Graham
October 25 – November 15
Reception November 1, 6:30-8pm
Tempestt Hazel & Stephanie Graham – Spielberg, Diddy, and Me
Nov 1, 5:30pm, Brookens Auditorium
Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson
Performances: October 19 – 27
UIS Sangamon Auditorium:
Whose Live Anyway?
October 6, 8pm
Bicentennial Celebration – Illinois Symphony Orchestra
October 20, 7:30pm
Straight No Chaser – One Shot Tour
October 28, 7pm
Bonnie and Clyde
October 12 – 21
Rocky Horror Show – Live!
October 25 – 27
Halloween Spooktacular Symphony Concert
The Mother Road
September 22 – October 22
Gallery is open Fridays and Saturdays 12 – 6pm
Open Studio – Draw, Sketch, Paint
Tuesdays 6:30 – 9:30pm
Sangamon Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition
Reception Friday, October 12, 5:30 – 7:30pm
6X6 Art Raffle
October 18, 6-8pm