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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“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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‘Amerimanga!’ exhibition turns pages of Manga-influenced comics

“Amerimanga! Convention and Expression,” which opens Tuesday, March 24, at the Northern Illinois University Art Museum, showcases the creation of American comics that have been aesthetically influenced by Japanese manga. A public reception for the exhibition is planned from 4:30 to 6

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NIU Art Museum explores ‘Noh Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi’

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

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