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“A Show of Hands: Recent Work by Ben Stone” on Display at NIU Art Museum

Ben Stone, sculptor and coordinator of 2D and 3D Foundations in NIU’s School of Art and Design, is showcasing new work in an installation in the North Gallery of the NIU Art Museum. According to Stone, “the work relates to several concurrent themes dealing with late...

Best in Show and Jurors’ Choice award recipients announced for NIU Art Museum’s “Stories From My Childhood”

Best in Show and four Jurors’ Choice Awards were announced during the Dec. 1 opening reception of “Stories From My Childhood,” at the Northern Illinois University Art Museum. "Stories From My Childhood" is a group show based on a national call for entry exploring both...

“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...
River Weaving walking tour rescheduled for Oct. 3 and 11

River Weaving walking tour rescheduled for Oct. 3 and 11

UPDATE: The River Weaving walking tour has been rescheduled for two dates, Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 11. Both will be held at 2 p.m. and attendees can pre-register for free at go.niu.edu/riverweaving. The walking tour and discussion will begin at the...

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