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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