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“Quid Pro Quo” by Michael Rea. Wood, wood-fill, polystyrene and rope (2013)
In conjunction with the NIU School of Art Faculty Exhibition, the NIU Art Museum has announced programming for the months of January and February. This exhibition will be on display until Saturday, Feb. 15. All events take place in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall, unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Jan. 15: 12:10 to 12:150 p.m. Cindy...
New art work and research by current full- and part-time faculty of the NIU School of Art is coming to the NIU Art Museum. The School of Art Faculty Biennial takes place from Tuesday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Feb. 15. An opening reception for the exhibition is scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov....
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
Want to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking? Then “Get on the Bus” and enjoy the ride! The NIU Art Museum schedules the trip, makes the itinerary and arrangements. Travelers need only sign up...
Rear Window movie poster
The NIU Art Museum will host a fall film series in conjunction with its exhibition, “On Watching and Being Seen.” “On Watching and Being Seen” is on display through Saturday, Oct. 19, in all four galleries of the Art Museum. A public reception is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. It explores...
Kathy Halper's "Spring Break" (2012). Image courtesy of the artist and Packer Schopf Gallery.
The NIU Art Museum will present “On Watching and Being Seen,” an exhibition featuring 28 artists from the Chicago area to around the globe. This show will be held in all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum from Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Saturday, Oct. 19, with a public reception planned from 4:30 to 6...
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In conjunction with the Mapping Exhibition Suite, the Northern Illinois University Art Museum has announced programming for the month of May continuing into June. Exhibitions from this suite will be on display until Friday, May 24. Rare Books – Map Viewing Thursday, May 2 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Founders Memorial Library, Fourth Floor Join us for...
Artist Andreas Cellarius’ “Ptolemaic World System,” on loan from the Joel Oppenheimer Gallery.
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” from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Altgeld Hall 315. This...
Artist Andreas Cellarius’ “Ptolemaic World System,” on loan from the Joel Oppenheimer Gallery.
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 curated by NIU Museum Studies students enrolled in ART 656 and will be...
Ben Rosecrans’ “Accipround.1,” 2012 (detail)
As a part of the NIU Art Museum’s upcoming Mapping Exhibition Suite, “OBJECTIVE / SUBJECTIVE: Mapping as Visual Language” features contemporary artists utilizing the visual and conceptual language of mapping to respond to real or imagined spaces. Museum staff Peter Olson and Heather Green will curate this exhibition in the North and Rotunda galleries of...
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
NIU’s Art Museum has announced the spring 2013 Get-on-the-Bus trips. Want to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking? Then Get-on-the-Bus and enjoy the ride! Museum staff members schedule the trips and make the itinerary...
Vice + Virtue poster
In conjunction with its “Vice + Virtue” exhibition, the Northern Illinois University Art Museum has announced additional programming. This exhibition is currently on display in all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum, and will run through Saturday, Feb. 23, with a public reception scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. Supplementary programming...
The Last Judgment (1979) by Warrington Colescott
The NIU Art Museum will present “Vice + Virtue,” an exhibition that explores the dynamics of the “deadly sins” and “heavenly virtues” with juxtaposed interpretations from a vast array of visual artists. Curated by NIU Art Museum Assistant Director Peter Olson, “Vice + Virtue” will occupy all four galleries of the NIU Art Museum from...
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