“An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Crown of Thorns)” by Yasumasa Morimura

Art Museum to examine ‘Afterlife of Appropriation’

A slide lecture titled “The Afterlife of Appropriation” is the next program in the NIU Art Museum’s spring educational series. Sarah Evans, assistant professor of contemporary art history at NIU, will speak from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Room

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Sounds of Austronesia

Founders Library presents ‘Sounds of Austronesia’

Founders Memorial Library presents “Sounds of Austronesia: Boat lutes, Zithers, and Bamboo Nose Flutes of Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and Oceania” through April 30. Austronesia is a region of the world based predominately on a linguistic and cultural framework. Encompassing much of

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Chicago World's Fair 1893

Historia Artis Art History Student Symposium planned April 14

NIU’s Historia Artis Art History Student Symposium begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. Schedule 2 p.m. Food and greetings 2:10 p.m. Melissa Csoke: “Economic Incentive for Government Support of the Arts” 2:30 p.m.

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An NIU student plays the snare drum.

NIU Percussion Ensemble plans April 7 concert

The NIU Percussion Ensemble will perform an energetic program of both new and classic works for percussion, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, featuring several student chamber ensembles and guest artist Jeremy Muller. Known for showcasing compositions and musical genres from around

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‘Amerimanga!’ exhibition turns pages of Manga-influenced comics

“Amerimanga! Convention and Expression,” which opens Tuesday, March 24, at the Northern Illinois University Art Museum, showcases the creation of American comics that have been aesthetically influenced by Japanese manga. A public reception for the exhibition is planned from 4:30 to 6

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Mona Lisas

NIU Art Museum explores ‘Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi’

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Traditions Transfigured: The Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi,” a national traveling exhibition organized by the University Art Museum at California State University Long Beach. Traditions Transfigured opens Tuesday, March 24, at the museum in

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