Reclaimed Baggage at the  NIU Art Museum Navigates Cultural Identity and Migration — On View March 27

Reclaimed Baggage at the NIU Art Museum Navigates Cultural Identity and Migration — On View March 27

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum opens Reclaimed Baggage, a group exhibition of seven South Asian American women artists that reveals layered, complex and powerful expressions of the self and their world. Their work addresses displacement, identity and agency. Guest-curated by interdisciplinary and conceptual artist Nirmal Raja, the show opens to the public March 27, 2018 with a public Reception on Thursday, March 29th from 5 to 6:30 p.m. that includes a Panel Discussion with artists from the show starting at 6:40 p.m. in Altgeld Hall 315. (more…)

Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History concludes with John Osborne on monuments of ancient Rome

Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History concludes with John Osborne on monuments of ancient Rome

John Osborne

John Osborne, Carleton University

The NIU School of Art and Design’s annual Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History series concludes, Wednesday, March 21 at 5 p.m., with John Osborne, emeritus faculty of Carleton University’s lecture “The Monuments of Ancient Rome in the Medieval Imagination.  The presentation will be held in Room 100 of Jack Arends Hall (Art Building) on NIU’s main campus in DeKalb. (more…)