Brewing Identity: The Art of Craft Beer

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The Illinois Association of Museums (IAM) continues to give critical acclaim and recognition to NIU museums, galleries and the university’s Museum Studies certificate of graduate study. Awards will come during the association’s annual Fall Conference, which begins Thursday, Sept. 24, in Springfield.

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“You will have to sing. Paper won't hold the wound I leave.” by Devan Shimoyama, 2015. Oil, glitter and colored pencil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

‘Unloaded’ art exhibition examines politics of firearms

The NIU Art Museum will present “Unloaded,” a nationally traveling, multi-media, group exhibition that explores the historic and social issues surrounding the divisive nature of gun ownership Curated by Susanne Slavick, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University, the

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Good Vibrations: July 23 STEM Café to explore physics of musical instruments

Snare drums snap, bells ting-a-ling and flutes whistle like birds. But why does one instrument sound any different than another? And how do objects produce sound in the first place? NIU alum Andrew Morrison has spent his career using physics to study

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“An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Crown of Thorns)” by Yasumasa Morimura

Art Museum to examine ‘Afterlife of Appropriation’

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

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Chicago World's Fair 1893

Historia Artis Art History Student Symposium planned April 14

NIU’s Historia Artis Art History Student Symposium begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. Schedule 2 p.m. Food and greetings 2:10 p.m. Melissa Csoke: “Economic Incentive for Government Support of the Arts” 2:30 p.m.

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