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A Dynamic Center for Contemporary Art
Explore Talented Artists
In 2006, Nancy Miller and her family had a vision. They wanted to create a “center to display contemporary works of art for people to see what is going on in the current art world, to stretch minds, and to expand their interest in the visual arts” – and they wanted Urbana University to house this center.
With deep roots in Champaign County and a connection to the University, Nancy worked to develop this venue even though she was in failing health. Nancy did not live to see her art work on display in the newly renovated Browne Hall – but her legacy and memory lives on at Urbana.
The Miller Center for Visual Arts first opened its doors to the public in the summer of 2010. The first major art exhibition was 26 pieces, created over Nancy Miller’s lifetime. The artwork represented her talents in different mediums: oil and watercolor paintings, silk screen, computer generated and digital prints, cast paper and oPits.
Also included in the art exhibit were pieces by Mark Chepp, John Kortlander, Harry Schneider, Cynthia Durfey Smith, and R.W. Stokes.
The University continues the Miller family’s vision with fall and spring art exhibits.
View Nancy Miller's work.
Learn More About the Miller Center for Visual Arts
Miller Center for Visual Arts Spring Exhibit
Paintings and drawings oif artists John Kortlander and Julie Taggart will be on display and may be viewed on Thursday or Saturday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. from April 1, 2017 - April 22, 2017.
Members of the Urbana University community are welcome to attend an opening reception on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The Miller Center for the Visual Arts is located in Browne Hall on the campus of Urbana University. For more information, please visit our Events page.