Channing Murray Venue

Channing Murray Foundation

1209 W. Oregon St. Urbana, IL 61801

The Channing Murray Foundation provides an array of educational, artistic, religious and cultural programs designed to be radically inclusive, justice-centered, and spiritually alive. Located in the heart of the University of Illinois campus, at the corner of Mathews and Oregon, Channing-Murray is a campus-community center guided by Unitarian-Universalist values, celebrating and honoring a diversity of social identities and experiences through innovative programs, activism, and cultural learning.

Parking

Parking is permitted only at unmarked spots after 5pm on weekdays and all-day on weekends. University meters are usually free after 5pm on weekdays and all-day on weekends. Check for any enforcement rules before parking.

Street-side meters on Mathews Avenue, Oregon Street, and Nevada Street – Enforced Monday-Saturday until 5pm or 9pm, free on Sunday (Depending on the location you will need to check the meter before parking.) Krannert Center for the Performing Arts may be further away, but they have the most open spaces to park.

Mission

Channing-Murray Foundation is a campus-community center rooted in Unitarian-Universalist values providing educational, artistic, and cultural programs designed to be radically inclusive, social justice-centered, and spiritually alive.

Commitment to Diversity

Channing-Murray Foundation has a strong commitment to diversity, celebrating a multitude of worldviews, histories, and cultural knowledge across a range of social groups including race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, abilities, economic class, religion, and their intersections.