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NIU’s Art Museum will present “Embarrassment of Riches,” a group exhibition of six Midwest artists curated by Peter Olson, to explore themes of sustainability. The exhibition opens Tuesday, Aug. 25, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 24, at the museum’s Altgeld Hall galleries. A public reception is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10....
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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...
Ken’ichiro Taniguchi’s “Brunnenstr.10, Entrance, Berlin #1 (street view),” 2012
In conjunction with the current Mapping Exhibition Suite, the NIU Art Museum has announce additional programming for the month of April. Exhibitions from this suite are on display through Friday, May 24, with a public reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4. Supplementary programming will be offered throughout the course of the exhibitions....
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...
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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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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...
Graphic Novels Exhibition Suite poster
In conjunction with the current Graphic Novel Exhibition Suite, the NIU Art Museum has announced two new exhibitions opening with a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and several upcoming events. The Golden Age of Wordless Novels and Artist Illustrated Books, 1917-1951, explores a peak revival period of relief printmaking which enabled...
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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...
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Even though Peter Olson didn’t launch the NIU Art Museum’s blog, the assistant director ultimately become responsible for its care and feeding. Turns out he’s doing an “awesome” job. Best Colleges Online applauded the NIU Art Museum this summer on its list of “50 Awesome Art Museum Blogs,” recognizing web-based vehicles that “give visitors an...