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Art exhibit showcases faculty, staff artwork

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 16, 2020

DeKALB — Composed of several events, a month-long exhibit at the NIU Art Museum will feature lectures and presentations from art and design faculty and staff. At their individual events, the featured faculty and staff will showcase their artwork and...

Art exhibit to explore the uses of modern graffiti

By Jen Weddle | November 12, 2012

Graduate students of NIU’s award-winning museum studies program have been hard at work on the art exhibit Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti. The fall exhibit opened on Thursday and goes through Saturday. Tagged explores this question: In the ever-evolving...

History’s Foundation: Jack Arends Hall

By Olivia Willoughby | February 29, 2012

Jack Arends Hall, or the Visual Arts Building as it is more commonly known, holds two former faculty members at heart. Jack Arends, former head of the art department, was the reason for the Visual Arts Building’s existence, said Visual Resources librarian...

International art education professor discussed art, design

By Aurora Schnorr | November 16, 2010

DeKALB | Rachel Mason gave a lecture entitled “The Case for Integrating Art and Design” Tuesday night in room 110 of Jack Arends Hall. Mason, who is a professor of art education at Roehampton University in London, delivered her lecture to a room of...