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Ruth E. Carter Virtual Visit

Interweaving Tradition & Imagination Through Costume Design

2024-03-20 19:00:00 2024-03-20 20:00:00 America/Chicago Ruth E. Carter Virtual Visit Urbana Free Library - Online

Wednesday, March 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-20 19:00:00 2024-03-20 20:00:00 America/Chicago Ruth E. Carter Virtual Visit Join us for a special online event with Ruth E. Carter, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer for Black Panther and Black Panther: Wakanda. Urbana Free Library - Online

Join us for a special online event with Ruth E. Carter, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer for Black Panther and Black Panther: Wakanda.

Join us for a special event with Ruth E. Carter, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer. Carter made history as the first Black person to win an Academy Award in Best Costume Design for the film, Black Panther. She received a second Academy Award in the same category for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Ruth E. Carter’s ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. Best known for turning the Black Panther superhero into an African king, Carter is the first Black woman to win multiple Academy Awards in any category and the first costume designer to win for the first film and its sequel. Carter is known for her research and diligence to the craft of costume design, specifically for her work on films such as Spike Lee’s Malcolm X, Steven Spielberg’s Amistad and Ava DuVernay’s Selma

In addition to Academy Award nominations and wins, Carter won accolades and recognition from the Costume Designers Guild, Black Reel Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, American Black Film Festival, San Diego Film Critics Society, among many others. She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ruth E. Carter will be joined in conversation with Aisha Harris, co-host of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour and author of Wannabe.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). 

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult |

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Urbana Free Library

Phone: 217-367-4057

Hours
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Tue, Apr 09 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 12 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 13 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 14 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Conveniently located at the corner of Race and Green in downtown Urbana.

Upcoming events

Sat, Apr 13, All day
Urbana Free Library - Library

Sat, Apr 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium
Registration is now closed

Sat, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Sat, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sun, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Mon, Apr 15, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Apr 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room

Wed, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Apr 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Online

Thu, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Apr 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Fri, Apr 19, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Library

Sat, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room

Sun, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room,Children's Area

Mon, Apr 22, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Mon, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Lincoln Square Mall

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Apr 25, 9:00am - 11:00am
Chesterbrook Academy

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Fri, Apr 26, 9:00am - 11:00am
Chesterbrook Academy

Fri, Apr 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
I-Hotel

Sat, Apr 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Mon, Apr 29, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 30, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Apr 30, 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Leal Elementary School

Wed, May 01, All day
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Wed, May 01, 9:00am - 11:00am
Bradley Learning Center

Wed, May 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Urbana High School

Wed, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Priarie Winds of Urbana

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, May 04, All day
Urbana Free Library - Library

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Cherry Alley

Sat, May 04, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room

Sat, May 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey-Mills Reading Room

Mon, May 06, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 10:25am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, May 07, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Online

Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, May 09, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, May 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, May 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Children's Area

Mon, May 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium