Kristen Myers

Where are kids hearing anti-feminist messages?

Kristen Myers, a professor of sociology and director of Women’s Studies at Northern Illinois University, will present a multimedia lecture titled, “Mean Girls, Manly Boys: Anti-feminist Messages in Kids T.V.” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall.

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Dressing Difference: Exploring Ethnicities in Modern Burma

Fall exhibition explores ethnicities in modern Burma

The NIU Art Museum and the NIU Center for Burma Studies are hosting “Dressing Difference: Exploring Ethnicities in Modern Burma,” an exhibition on display at the museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. Questioning concepts of ethnicity and gender through costume and body adornment,

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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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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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