Rich Holly, dean of the NIU College of Visual and Performing Arts, welcomes the workshop participants to DeKalb.

Illinois museum professionals talk modern cultural heritage dilemmas at NIU

Current and future Illinois museum leaders held a professional development workshop to consider 21st century cultural heritage dilemmas and their impact on the museum community. The workshop, held April 16 on the NIU campus and at the Ellwood House Museum, was organized

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Celeste Rapone’s “Pie Contest,” oil on canvas, 2012

Art Museum plans reception, exhibition programming

The NIU Art Museum will host a joint reception for its exhibitions “Hoarding, Amassing and Excess” and “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting … ” from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3. This event is free and open to the public. Several exhibiting artists

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“Death of Big Foot at Wounded Knee,” Jan. 1, 1891. Photo Source: Library of Congress

A murky provenance

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …,” an exhibition curated by students in the Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation class as a part of the Museum Studies graduate certificate program at NIU. “Looting, Hoarding, Collecting …” will be on

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