Explore Art in Urbana
You'll find a delightful array of art in Urbana, including sculptures, murals, festivals, art exhibitions, and more!
There are many sculptures to discover throughout Urbana. To find them, visit our Sculpture in Urbana page and download The Arts in Urbana guide! For a unique outdoor sculpture experience, visit the Urbana Park District's Wandell Sculpture Garden at Meadowbrook Park.
Murals on Glass
Murals on Glass is an eye-catching, large-scale display of artwork by Champaign County artists on windows in downtown Urbana. Learn more about Murals on Glass here.
Artist of the Corridor
Artist of the Corridor presents art exhibitions of talented Urbana artists in the Urbana City Building lobby at 400 S Vine Street. Learn more about about the program and see the work of the current Artist of the Corridor here.
Art in the Park
Art in the Park is a permanent public art installation designed by internationally-known artist John David Mooney on the corner of Vine and Green Streets in Urbana. Two sculptures are found within Art in the Park: Spirit Tree, a monumental steel light sculpture, and Falling Leaf, a fountain sculpture surrounded by decorative mounds. Mr. Mooney has completed public art commissions thoroughout the world, including large-scale pieces for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, the Vatican, and the University of Chicago.
Looking for local arts classes or resources?
Download the Urbana-Champaign Area Guide to Local Arts Classes and peruse attractions, community resources, galleries, and music and theatre venues.
Learn more here about the Urbana Public Arts Program, including free summer workshops for kids and adults, Urbana Arts Grants, and public art projects in progress.