Bronze drum (Burma/Mayanmar), NIU Burma Art Collection

‘Music for the Divine’ spotlights traditions, musical instruments of Burma, Buddhists

As a part of the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Music for the Divine” showcases Burmese traditions and musical instruments ranging from those used in Buddhist rituals, traditional royal court ceremonies and contemporary multi-ethnic expressions. This exhibition will run

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Robert Gerhardt’s “Young Girl in the Market, Mae Sot, Thailand” (2006)

Art exhibition chronicles lives of Karen people as they struggle to survive Thai-Burma border

Offered in conjunction with the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Karen: A People on the Border” chronicles the lives of the Karen people as they have struggled to survive on the Thai-Burma border since 1962 and cope with the

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Khvay Samnang’s “Human Nature Series” (2011)

Art Museum to showcase contemporary works from young Cambodian artists in ‘Phnom Penh’

As a part of the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Southeast Asian Exhibition Suite, “Current Views and Actions: Photography and Performance Documentation from Phnom Penh” showcases contemporary work from young Cambodian artists Khvay Samnang and Lim Sokchanlina. This exhibition will be held from

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Overwhelmed: Salon-Style Picture Hangs and the Limits of our Historical Imagination

Art historian to talk modern exhibition practices in Amercian art museums during April 2 lecture

Esteemed art historian Kristina Wilson will visit NIU to speak at 5 p.m. Monday, April 2, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. In a presentation titled, “Overwhelmed: Salon-Style Picture Hangs and the Limits of our Historical Imagination,” Wilson will discuss modern

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Cover of "The Essential New | Art Examiner"

Museum, College of Visual and Performing Arts will host symposium on ‘New Art Examiner’

“Re-Examining the New Art Examiner” is a symposium exploring the controversial history and unsettled significance of the most widely read art magazine ever published in Chicago. Born out of seismic cultural shifts in the early 1970s, coming of age in the hyper-inflated

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