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NIU’s Art Museum will present “INsideOUT,” a contemporary conceptual group exhibition metaphorically looking at fashion with all its implications: glamour, charm, distraction, absence, longing, memory, play, gender/class authority and technology/labor issues. The exhibition will be open from Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Dec. 4. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4:30 to...
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NIU’s Art Museum will present “Ghosted Bodies: Fashion, Fine Art and Symbolism,” a lecture by Suzanne Eberle from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in Room 102 of the Visual Arts Building. While the human figure has been a major subject in the history of art, the ghosted body — missing but suggested by empty...
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ARTLab is an interdisciplinary project initiated by the NIU School of Art investigating the in/visible as its overarching theme for 2010-2011. ARTLab shares an interest in making visible the invisible structures — social, disciplinary, physical, linguistic, conventional, ritual — that shape our experience, including the imperceptible, the subliminal, the imagined, the remembered, the overlooked, the erased,...
StAGEs of Transition
In conjunction with the NIU Art Museum exhibition “StAGEs of Transition,” poets and poetry enthusiasts will read their original or favorite poems about aging and stages of life during a poetry recital from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in Altgeld Hall Room 315. To register to read, call (815) 753-1936 or e-mail [email protected]
“The lands are lit with all the autumn blaze of golden-rod,” wrote Helen Hunt Jackson, a 19th century American journalist and novelist, “and everywhere the purple asters nod and bend and wave and flit.” Jackson’s quote — along with several others like it, all in celebration of fall — adorns a wall of the NIU...
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