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Cover of "The Essential New | Art Examiner"
The NIU Art Museum will present “The New Art Examiner, ‘Chicago’s Independent Voice of the Visual Arts,’ 1973-2002,” from Tuesday, Nov. 29, through Saturday, March 10, in the Hall Case Gallery. This didactic exhibition, exploring the history and significance of The New Art Examiner, was curated by NIU professor and art historian Barbara Jaffee. The...
NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The NIU Art Museum is the recipient of an IAM Award of Excellence for “Music to My Eyes: Musical Instruments as Visual Art.” It is the fourth consecutive year that the Museum Studies/NIU Art...
A work by Jerry Bleem
The NIU Art Museum will host “Archiving Detritus,” a lecture by visiting artist Jerry Bleem at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. Bleem, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition “In The House: Sculpture for the Home” at the NIU Art Museum, is an artist, teacher, writer, Franciscan...
The NIU Art Museum will host a fall sculpture exhibition suite from Tuesday, Aug. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 29. An opening reception will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. The exhibitions celebrate wit, social commentary, process and technique in variously scaled contemporary sculpture. In the House: Sculpture for the Home While...
Photo of a country road
One of the benefits of membership to the NIU Art Museum is having access to wonderful regional art and cultural sites and events. Enjoy the company of other enthusiasts and don’t worry about driving and parking. Details for all bus trips are available online. Summer trips include: Friday, July 22 (members only) “Warm Light, Cool Shadows, The...
Logo of the NIU Art Museum
Northern Illinois University lends art to campus offices through the NASCAR Program: NIU Art museum Summer Collection Art Rental. Since 2005, the NIU Art Museum has made selected pieces from the museum collection available for rental to secure campus offices at the university. During an exhibition of available artwork, interested NIU departments can “bid” on their...
NIU’s Art Musuem will host three exhibitions from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, May 14, which explore the sound of art. “Visual Art and Sound” features exhibitions and events that explore surprising interrelationships between visual art, music and sound, and highlight the artistic community of NIU. An opening reception for all three is scheduled from 4:30 to 6...
Poster for Notations 21
NIU’s School of Music will present a concert of “Visual Music” at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Music Building Recital Hall. The title of the program refers to the unconventional approaches to musical notation employed by the composers whose music will be featured: John Cage, Kyong Mee Choi, Robert Fleisher, Paul Paccione and Theresa Sauer....
Photo of "Exit Only" road sign
In addition to visiting current exhibitions “in/VISIBLE: Hiding in Plain Sight” and “Best Face Forward: The Presented View,” the campus community is invited to join the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Get-On-The-Bus Trips. The program provides art lovers the opportunity to visit various art and architecture sites such as historic homes, art galleries, museums, artists’ studios and art fairs while...
Photo of a rack of clothes on hangers
NIU’s Art Museum is ready to help teens and adults to revitalize their wardrobes and have fun doing it. Artist Erin Coleman-Cruz will lead a “Clothing Rebirth Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in Room 211 of the Stevens Building. Participants will learn how to customize or revitalize their clothing by mending,...
Photo of cemetery
NIU’s Art Museum is pleased to present a “Day of the Dead” artist invitational from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. NIU alumni and student artists have been invited to create Day of the Dead altar pieces in...
Photo of woman's silhouette against sunset
NIU’s Art Museum will present “Patty Carroll: Anonymous Women,” a contemporary photography exhibition from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to an opening reception at the museum from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21. Carroll will be one of several artists speaking about their work between 6 to 7 p.m. that...
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