Strange Days

Turn on, tune in, drop – um – in to check out ‘Strange Days’

With its roots in San Francisco in the mid-1960s, the psychedelic movement marked a shift in social consciousness, music and art. The psychedelic movement emerged in American counterculture as a response to the political and sociological climate created by the Vietnam War

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“Aveces” by Ruben Aguirre

From the streets to the galleries

NIU’s Jack Olson Gallery will host “Graffiti Imagery in Contemporary Art” from Friday, Jan. 16, through Thursday, Feb. 26. An opening reception and curator’s talk begins at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15. “Graffiti Imagery in Contemporary Art” explores how the aesthetics and

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Out of Rubble

Jack Olson Gallery to explore aftermath of war

Each war leaves behind rubble that shapes today and tomorrow – physically, psychologically and spiritually. “Out of Rubble,” a reaction to the wake of war, its realities and its representations, is the current exhibition at the Jack Olson Gallery. International artists and

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NIU Museum Studies Program continues to win accolades from Illinois Association of Museums

NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The Jack Olson Gallery earned an IAM Superior Achievement Award in the exhibitions category for “Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art.”

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Illinois Association of Museums recognizes strength of NIU Museum Studies with awards

NIU’s Interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Studies continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM). The NIU Art Museum is the recipient of an IAM Award of Excellence for “Music to My Eyes: Musical Instruments as

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