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Mona Lisas
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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Admit it: You’ve always wanted to be in a parade. You’ve wanted to be silly, dress up and decorate your dog. Or your bike. Or your best friend. Or yourself. Those opportunities, complete with the chance to show off your creative alter ego, will come Saturday, May 2, at the first Artigras celebration. Sponsored by...
Tereza Lee
Concert pianist Tereza Lee’s powerful story as an undocumented student inspired Sen. Dick Durbin to author the immigration legislation known as the DREAM Act. Lee is coming Tuesday, March 3, to the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center as part of a series of events to support undocumented students. Through music, spoken word, art...
Map of 19th century London
Art historian Pamela M. Fletcher, chair of the Department of Art and co-director of the Digital and Computational Studies Initiative at Bowdoin College, will speak Monday, March 2, at NIU. Fletcher will discuss “Mapping the Commercial Gallery System in Nineteenth-Century London; or, The Promise and Perils of Digital Art History” at 5 p.m. in Room...
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
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...
“Aveces” by Ruben Aguirre
NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery will host “Graffiti Imagery in Contemporary Art” from Friday, Jan. 16, through Thursday, Feb. 26. An opening reception and curator’s talk begins at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15. “Graffiti Imagery in Contemporary Art” explores how the aesthetics and processes of graffiti have been reinterpreted in the careers of professional artists. Chicagoans...
Frances Whitehead
NIU will bestow an honorary doctoral degree this winter to Frances Whitehead, a civic practice artist and professor of sculpture and architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Whitehead will earn her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the NIU Convocation Center....
Kristina Elmore’s “Huskie’s Holiday”
Kristina Elmore, a sophomore time arts/animation major from Kirkland, is the winner of the 2014 President’s Holiday Card Contest. Her card, “Huskie’s Holiday,” is among four that will serve this year as NIU President Doug Baker’s official holiday card, which is mailed to colleagues and constituents throughout Illinois and across the country. “My motto is,...
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Here’s a good way to stop shivering amid the late-autumn freeze: Start thinking spring. Better yet, start thinking ARTigras. ARTigras – rhymes with Mardi Gras – will make Saturday, May 2, a day for creative expression via the largest art festival DeKalb has ever seen. Thousands of energetic people are expected to come together in...
Alison Bastian
NIU continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums.
Kerry Freedman
Kerry Freedman, professor of art and education in the NIU School of Art and Design, enjoys those “a-ha” moments – those moments when complex understanding strikes students in her classes. For Freedman, that’s just one of many things she enjoys about teaching. The passion and dedication that Freedman exudes are good examples of why she...
Sean Fader
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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