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Claudia Brittenham, a specialist on Mayan art, will speak Tuesday, April 7, at NIU. Brittenham will talk at 5 p.m. in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Building as part of the NIU Art History Division‘s 2014-2015 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Series. The associate professor in the Department of Art History at...
Frances Whitehead
NIU will bestow an honorary doctoral degree this winter to Frances Whitehead, a civic practice artist and professor of sculpture and architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Whitehead will earn her honorary doctorate during the Graduate School commencement ceremony, scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the NIU Convocation Center....
Tammy Kordik is making art contagious with her students.
What’s in the water? Passersby have noticed that wooden arches have popped up in the Illinois and Michigan Canal near Ninth Street in Lockport. John Siblik, a Lemont native and alumnus of Northern Illinois University, banded branches together to make these 101 sculptures, which extend a half mile in the water as part of Lockport’s...
NIU Veterans Day cermony 2012
NIU’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) will conduct a commissioning ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, for its graduating seniors. The ceremony will take place at the Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center. As part of this ceremony, the ROTC will unveil the “Huskie Alumni Project,” designed to commemorate all of the NIU ROTC graduates...
It could be the opening scene of a new Indiana Jones blockbuster, complete with a storybook setting that is rich in both mystery and archaeological treasures. After all, more than 2,000 temples and shrines dot the landscape of Bagan, the ancient royal capital of Myanmar. It was here in 1988, amid the country’s political unrest,...
Taming Training Balance
“Taming Training Balance,” the traveling solo exhibition of the works of Siew Lian Lim, will be presented in DeKalb, Chicago, Aurora and St. Charles during the months of March, April and May. Lim is in her third year at NIU, where she is an MFA candidate in sculpture. In addition to her studio work, she...
A work by Jerry Bleem
The NIU Art Museum will host “Archiving Detritus,” a lecture by visiting artist Jerry Bleem at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Room 315 of Altgeld Hall. Bleem, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition “In The House: Sculpture for the Home” at the NIU Art Museum, is an artist, teacher, writer, Franciscan...
The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will host “Echoing Balance,” a solo exhibition of Siew Lian Lim, in its galleries from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Oct. 28. An artist’s reception, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16. Lim is in her final year...
The NIU Art Museum will host a fall sculpture exhibition suite from Tuesday, Aug. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 29. An opening reception will take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. The exhibitions celebrate wit, social commentary, process and technique in variously scaled contemporary sculpture. In the House: Sculpture for the Home While...