38 things we love about Illinois: No. 16

Krannert Art Museum (Photo courtesty of UI Public Affairs)
From venerable agriculture to the computer revolution, rare books to Round Barns, Homecoming parades to tunnel walks, these are a few of our favorite things about our favorite institution of higher education.

16. Krannert Art Museum

Krannert Art Museum is a treasure trove of paintings, sculptures, photographs and crafts. Its permanent collection numbers no fewer than 10,000 pieces, their caliber evident in the names Childe Hassan, Winslow Homer, Mark Rothko, Max Beckman and more. Among Illinois museums, the Krannert is second only to the Art Institute of Chicago—and admission is free.

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