Cliff Alexis, co-founder of NIU’s world-renowned steelpan studies program has passed away at 82. He was an invaluable part of the School of Music for more than 30 years even after his retirement from NIU in 2017.
Sam Dodd, a 2007 graduate of NIU’s Art History program will deliver the lecture, “All Eyes on Space: An architectural history of television,” Monday, February 4, at 5 p.m. in room 100 of Jack Arends Hall, as part of the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Alumni Scholars in Art History Series. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.
Art and Design alumnae Christine Woywod to lecture at NIU on transformative partnerships with community artists
Christine Woywod Veettill, chair of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is returning to her alma mater, Tuesday, February 19 for the lecture, “Art That Makes Communities Strong: Transformative Partnerships with Community Artists in K-12 Settings.” The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held on the Northern Illinois University main campus in room 103 of Jack Arends Hall, the visual arts building at 5 p.m. (more…)
The School of Theatre and Dance at NIU presents, The Revolutionists, with performances nightly from Wednesday, February 6 through Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. and with matinees at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 in the O’Connell Theatre. Tickets are available online or at the Stevens Building Box Office. (more…)
Dr. Thomas Bough, Professor of Music, Director of Bands, and Wind Symphony Conductor at Northern Illinois University is presenting six different sessions at state music education association events around the country early this year. (more…)