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Photo of a country road
One of the benefits of membership to the NIU Art Museum is having access to wonderful regional art and cultural sites and events. Enjoy the company of other enthusiasts and don’t worry about driving and parking. Details for all bus trips are available online. Summer trips include: Friday, July 22 (members only) “Warm Light, Cool Shadows, The...
Logo of the NIU Art Museum
Northern Illinois University lends art to campus offices through the NASCAR Program: NIU Art museum Summer Collection Art Rental. Since 2005, the NIU Art Museum has made selected pieces from the museum collection available for rental to secure campus offices at the university. During an exhibition of available artwork, interested NIU departments can “bid” on their...
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 of NIU. An opening reception for all three is scheduled from 4:30 to 6...
Poster for Notations 21
NIU’s School of Music will present a concert of “Visual Music” at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Music Building Recital Hall. The title of the program refers to the unconventional approaches to musical notation employed by the composers whose music will be featured: John Cage, Kyong Mee Choi, Robert Fleisher, Paul Paccione and Theresa Sauer....
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 from Thursday, April 7, through Sunday, April 10, that are sure to get...
A work by Ethan Jackson
NIU will welcome artist-in-residence Ethan Jackson for a series of events scheduled from Monday, Jan. 24, through Thursday, Jan. 27. Jackson, whose works are part of the inVISIBLE exhibition at the NIU Art Museum, will hold a public lecture at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building. He will...
Michelle Wasson, oil painting, "Ami de Buckethead"
The NIU Art Museum will presents “in/VISIBLE: Hiding in Plain Sight” from Tuesday, Jan. 25, through Friday, March 11. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday Jan. 27. Artist talks will follow at 6 p.m. in Altgeld 315. “In/VISIBLE: Hiding in Plain Sight” showcases the diverse work of Margot Balboni, Amy...
The NIU Art Museum will present “Best Face Forward: The Presented View,” a journey through studio portraiture, from Tuesday, Jan. 25, through Friday, March 11. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27.  “Best Face Forward: The Presented View” combines photographic studio portrait works by artists Dawoud Bey and Nora...
Photo of artwork by Jane Brucker
Artist-in-residence Jane Brucker will lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Room 103 of the Visual Arts Building. Bruckers’s work can be seen in the show “INsideOUT!” at the NIU Art Museum through Thursday, Dec. 9. She is a painter, sculptor, poet, video and installation artist interested in spiritual issues. In her work,...
Logo of the Illinois Association of Museums
Alumni and students of NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continue to receive awards from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM), bringing recognition to the program and their museums. The recognition came at the IAM’s annual conference, held in Naperville from Wednesday, Nov. 3, through Friday, Nov. 5, when the organization announced the...
IAM President David Becker (left) and Peter Van Ael
NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive awards from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The latest recognition came at the IAM’s annual conference, held from Wednesday, Nov.3, through Friday, Nov. 5, in Naperville, when the organization announced the winners of its 2010 awards for the state’s museums. An IAM...
Photo of a rack of clothes on hangers
NIU’s Art Museum is ready to help teens and adults to revitalize their wardrobes and have fun doing it. Artist Erin Coleman-Cruz will lead a “Clothing Rebirth Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in Room 211 of the Stevens Building. Participants will learn how to customize or revitalize their clothing by mending,...
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