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NIU Art Museum’s programs and events for the week of April 10

April 9, 2017

Be sure to mark your calendars this week and join us to view prints from the Art Museum’s collection and hear a special talk entitled, “Bite of the Print: A Medium Well Suited for Social Commentary,” with Museum Assistant Director Peter Olson. This talk will take place on Monday, April 10, from 2-3 p.m., at the Art Museum Galleries.

Also this week, on Wednesday, April 12, from 5-6 p.m., Altgeld Hall 315, will be a roundtable discussion with the Northern Star cartoonists. 

Several events will be taking place on Thursday, April 13. The first will be a docent tour with the student curators of “A Tale of Donkeys and Elephants,” from noon-1 p.m., at the Art Museum Galleries. Later that day, come hear History Ph.D. candidate Matt Maletz discuss Campesino politics as part of the ongoing (RE)PRESENTING GUATEMALA series of programs and events. That event will take place from 5-6 p.m., at the Latino Center. And finally, there will be a lecture on Daumier’s 19th century France as part of the Art Museum’s “Hand in Hand” exhibition suite from 6:15-7:30 p.m., in Altgeld Hall 315. The lecture, “Daumier’s France: Politics, Satire and Sociability,” will be presented by NIU’s History Department’s Assistant Professor Emma Kuby and Brian Sandberg, associate professor and associate dean of Research and Graduate Affairs for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.