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“An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Crown of Thorns)” by Yasumasa Morimura
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 315 of Altgeld Hall. This lecture examines themes of appropriation in contemporary Eastern...
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“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 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Museum in Altgeld Hall. Co-curator and author...
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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 Altgeld Hall and runs through Friday, May 22. Artist Bidou Yamaguchi will be...
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Want to meet other art enthusiasts, see innovative exhibitions or be a part of the exciting art scene? The Northern Illinois University Art Museum has announced its Spring 2015 Get On the Bus schedule with exciting new destinations. Trips depart from the NIU School of Art parking lot on NIU’s DeKalb campus at the northeast...
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NIU continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums.
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Kristen Myers, a professor of sociology and director of Women’s Studies at Northern Illinois University, will present a multimedia lecture titled, “Mean Girls, Manly Boys: Anti-feminist Messages in Kids T.V.” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. Myers, a 2014 Presidential Teaching Professor, focuses her research on privileges and disadvantages,...
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The NIU Art Museum will present a public artist talk Tuesday, Oct. 14, by New York City artist Sean Fader. “Trade Pics? Photography as Interpersonal Space” is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall 315. Fader explores self and other by literally trying on another person’s body and demeanor. In his “I Want...
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Get-On-The-Bus trips through the NIU Art Museum are a great way to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking. Bus trips are planned to take advantage of the best visual art offerings in the region,...
Image of Kachin couple, anonymous, nd, watercolor on paper, from an ethnographic album, “Tribes of Burma”, circa 1900, h. 11 in. x w. 13 in, 2005 Purchase, Founders Memorial Library at NIU.
The NIU Art Museum and Center for Burma Studies, with support from the Allen Series Fund of the Division of Art History in the NIU School of Art and Design, extends an open invitation to a free public symposium, “Imaging the Others: The Art of Ethnography in Modern Burma,” scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, and...
Dressing Difference: Exploring Ethnicities in Modern Burma
The NIU Art Museum and the NIU Center for Burma Studies are hosting “Dressing Difference: Exploring Ethnicities in Modern Burma,” an exhibition on display at the museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. Questioning concepts of ethnicity and gender through costume and body adornment, the artwork has come from the Burma art collections at NIU and Denison...
“Chloe, Kim, and Era, at the piers, NYC,” photograph by Mariette Pathy Allen; early 1990s; from “The Gender Frontier,” 2003
“Manly Men, Girly Girls and Everybody in Between,” a group exhibition featuring work by 10 contemporary artists, is on display at the NIU Art Museum. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South Galleries of the NIU Art Museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. A public reception will be held from 4:30 to 6...
Mad Art Gallery: The Desire For ...
An upcoming exhibition at Mad Art Gallery in St. Louis will feature the work of photography students from the NIU School of Art. This exhibition – “The Desire For… ” – will run from Tuesday, June 3, through Saturday, June 21. A public reception will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 13....
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