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Join the NIU Art Museum for two events on Thursday, May 11. From noon to 1 p.m., Museum Assistant Director Peter Olson and Graduate Research Assistant Millicent Kennedy will give a curators’ talk about the design, installation and context surrounding the “Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda,...
Special guest Dr. Edward Lordan will present “The Evolution of Editorial Cartooning: Changes in Media and Messages” from 5-6 p.m., in Altgeld Hall 315, on Wednesday, April 19. Lordan is here as part of the Hand in Hand exhibition suite’s educational programming series supporting the student-curated exhibition, “A Tale of Donkeys and Elephants; Satire with...
Would you like to hear more about the NIU Art Museum’s current exhibition Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art from the person who organized it? Join us for a relaxed and personal conversation with curator Dr. Catherine Raymond, Professor Art History, NIU School of Art and Design and Director, Center for Burma Studies, as she discusses the...
This fall the NIU Art Museum, in collaboration with the Center for Burma Studies, opens a major exhibition suite running through Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Center for Burma Studies. Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art, a multiple exhibition series across campus, reflects Burmese art of the past and present and gives...
Josephine Burke. Woods at Oxbow. Oil on paper; (21 x 17 in.)
Artwork enriches NIU’s welcoming nature for students, faculty and staff while it brightens the experience for public visitors and provides daily enjoyment in the workplace. The NIU Art Museum’s annual Art to Lend on-campus artwork rental program returns Monday, July 18, with an exhibition of pieces from the museum’s permanent collection available for rental and...
The NIU Art Museum opens a major exhibition suite this spring that explores the exuberance and glamour of the Art Deco period with two full exhibitions and two smaller studies. “Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns” and “Beyond Gatsby: Common Luxury in American Art Deco chart the stylistic expressions and transitions that occur...
The Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s winter programs and events complement the bevy of work currently on view in the NIU School of Art and Design Faculty Biennial invitational exhibition. Many of the NIU Art Museum’s events and programs are free and open to the public. For  more information, call (815) 753-1936 or email [email protected]
Christine LoFaso: “Fifty Knots.” Linen cord, clay slip, installation detail.
The Northern Illinois University Art Museum and the Office of the President are celebrating NIU’s artistry and talent from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at a public reception in Altgeld Hall. Visitors will see recent work by faculty and teaching staff from the NIU School of Art and Design exhibited at the Art...
Brewing Identity: The Art of Craft Beer
The Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) continues to give critical acclaim and recognition to NIU museums, galleries and the university’s Museum Studies certificate of graduate study. Awards will come during the association’s annual Fall Conference, which begins Thursday, Sept. 24, in Springfield. This year marks the fourth year the association honors a graduate student in...
“You will have to sing. Paper won't hold the wound I leave.” by Devan Shimoyama, 2015. Oil, glitter and colored pencil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.
The NIU Art Museum will present “Unloaded,” a nationally traveling, multi-media, group exhibition that explores the historic and social issues surrounding the divisive nature of gun ownership Curated by Susanne Slavick, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University, the exhibition opens Tuesday, Aug. 25, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 24, at the...
NIU’s Art Museum will present “Embarrassment of Riches,” a group exhibition of six Midwest artists curated by Peter Olson, to explore themes of sustainability. The exhibition opens Tuesday, Aug. 25, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 24, at the museum’s Altgeld Hall galleries. A public reception is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10....
Throne of Blood
The NIU Art Museum will sponsor a screening and discussion of Japanese cinematographer Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 classic “Throne of Blood” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30. NIU history and language professors E. Taylor Atkins and John R. Bentley will moderate this re-interpretation of Macbeth at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. Doors open at...
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