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“Stories From My Childhood” exhibition to open at NIU Art Museum

A group show based on a national call for entry, “Stories From My Childhood” explores both dark childhood experiences and somewhat humorous and quirky observations of life from a child’s perspective. Artists were asked to depict a transformative event that occurred...

NIU Art Museum to host in-person lectures with award-winning illustrator and author

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is pleased to present three in-person lectures related to their Children’s Illustrated Literature Exhibition Suite by award-winning illustrator of over 60 books, James E. Ransome. Ransome will be joined by his wife, author...

NIU Art Museum hosts virtual talks with internationally acclaimed historian Leonard S. Marcus

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is pleased to present three virtual lectures related to their Children’s Illustrated Literature Suite by internationally acclaimed historian on children’s books, Leonard S. Marcus. Marcus served as a co-curator for the...

Get On The Bus trips return to the NIU Art Museum

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum is pleased to announce its roster of bus excursions for fall 2022. The Get-On-The-Bus trips of the NIU Art Museum are great ways to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative...
NIU Art Museum Gallery Talk on the works of Ellen Roth Deutsch

NIU Art Museum Gallery Talk on the works of Ellen Roth Deutsch

The work of artist Ellen Roth Deutsch was the subject of an online gallery talk given by Jo Burke, director of the NIU Art Museum. In the presentation, "From the Mind of Ellen Roth Deutsch" Burke discussed the current exhibition in the NIU Art Museum and showed some...

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NIU Art Museum Artist Lecture – Landis Blair

NIU Art Museum Artist Lecture – Landis Blair

Artist Landis Blair gave an online artist lecture for the Northern Illinois University Art Museum titled: "Mirth and Mayhem: Landis Blair Selection of Drawings and Books." To view more of Blair's work visit his website at landisblair.com. Bio of Landis Blair: Author...

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Johns Fund provides annual support to NIU Art Museum

Johns Fund provides annual support to NIU Art Museum

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and the NIU Art Museum are thrilled to announce the Friends of NIU Art Museum Endowment Fund. This new Designated Fund provides annual financial support to the NIU Art Museum to further their mission of serving campus and...

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