A drawing by Mark Fox

Who are you calling a packrat?

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum will present “Hoarding, Amassing and Excess,” a group exhibition featuring work by 17 contemporary artists. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, March 25, through

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Artist Andreas Cellarius’ “Ptolemaic World System,” on loan from the Joel Oppenheimer Gallery.

Art Museum to host ancient map expert for talk

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum and NIU Museum Studies students enrolled in ART 656 will host an informative talk by Gerald “Jerry” Brauer, a local expert on ancient maps. Brauer will present “Art a la carte: Decorative Imagery in Maps, 1500-1800”

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Artist Andreas Cellarius’ “Ptolemaic World System,” on loan from the Joel Oppenheimer Gallery.

Museum Studies students curate new exhibition to celebrate maps as navigational tools, artworks

As part of the Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s upcoming Mapping Exhibition Suite, “MAPPING: Measuring Across Place and Period; Information, Navigation and Geography” features the evolution of maps as both tools for navigation and beautiful works of art. This exhibition will be

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NIU Museum Studies Program continues to win accolades from Illinois Association of Museums

NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The Jack Olson Gallery earned an IAM Superior Achievement Award in the exhibitions category for “Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art.”

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Illinois Association of Museums recognizes strength of NIU Museum Studies with awards

NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The NIU Art Museum is the recipient of an IAM Award of Excellence for “Music to My Eyes: Musical Instruments as

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Music to my eyes: NIU Art Musuem to unveil three spring exhibitions concerned with sounds

NIU’s Art Musuem will host three exhibitions from Tuesday, March 29, through Saturday, May 14, which explore the sound of art. “Visual Art and Sound” features exhibitions and events that explore surprising interrelationships between visual art, music and sound, and highlight the artistic community

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Christopher Washburne

NIU Latin Jazz Ensemble presents ‘Latin Jazz Weekend Party’ with Christopher Washburne

NIU’s Latin Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of associate music professor Greg Beyer, will host New York City-based Columbia University ethnomusicologist, trombonist and bandleader Christopher Washburne and his ensemble, S.Y.O.T.O.S., for April’s Latin Jazz Weekend Party. Mark your calendars for an incredible series of events

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