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‘Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts’ opens August 27 at NIU Art Museum

‘Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts’ opens August 27 at NIU Art Museum

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s exhibition Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts tackles the complex relationship of art in the depiction of war. The exhibition opens Tuesday, August 27 and continues on view through October 18, 2019. Visitors are invited to a public reception on Thursday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. with Informal Artists’ Gallery Talks beginning at 6:30 p.m. launching a programming series expanding on the exhibition’s themes. Please check the NIU Art Museum’s website for the latest calendar of events at niu.edu/artmuseum. (more…)

Interpretive Dance in the NIU Art Museum, Feb. 7, 8 and 10

Interpretive Dance in the NIU Art Museum, Feb. 7, 8 and 10

Advanced dance students from the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will perform kinetic interpretations of select works of visual art in the galleries of the NIU Art Museum (first floor, Altgeld Hall). Students chose and choreographed their individual short responses to contemporary pieces in the Art Museum’s current exhibition,Transparent Factors (in Form and Content), now on display. (more…)