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Students sell ceramic work in Art Building

February 8, 2016

Students in the NIU Ceramic Arts Organization sold their ceramic work in the Visual Arts Building last week.Items for sale included serving bowls, mugs, platters, jewelry, cups, plates, small bowls, spoons and vases.Proceeds went to support the group’s...

Get on the Bus travels Midwest

By Lauren Iverson | January 22, 2014

Lauren IversonStaff WriterDeKalb | Even with their first visit canceled, Faculty and Art Museum members are still gearing up for this semester’s Get on the Bus trips.Get on the Bus attendees visits famous art museums and locations throughout the Midwest.The...

“Natural Selections” a sight to see at NIU Art Gallery

By Heather Skrip | September 27, 2010

Saturday will be the last opportunity to view "Natural Selections" by Judith Brotman at the NIU Art Museum's Hall Case Gallery. Leaves in various stages of life each fill one lit display circle in the halls of the Art Museum. However, the leaves are different...

NIU Alum Shirley Johnson, of Maple Park, Ill., views a piece from the exhibit The Autumn Leaves - A Century of Fall Fashion 1900-1999 Wednesday afternoon in the NIU Art Museum at Altgeld Hall.

Fashion does not fall short

By Jerene-Elise Nall | September 1, 2010

Autumn always leaves, but style stays around. "Autumn Leaves," an exhibit on fall fashions, will be running through Dec. 4 in the NIU Art Museum. The exhibit, according to museum director Jo Burke, uses "fashion as a metaphor" that explores "the connections...

Susan Willrett, of DeKalb, points out aspects of Karen Browns My Midnight Snake to Sally Castner, of Colorado, at the NIU Art Museum in Altgeld Hall Tuesday afternoon. The piece is part of a collection on display entitled StAGEs of Transition which will be running at the museum until Oct. 2.

Exhibit shows art of aging

By Chris Krapek | August 31, 2010

Age ain't nothing but a number. In an effort to examine the changes throughout our lives related to getting older, the NIU Art Museum is hosting "StAGES of Transition." The exhibit, located in the South Gallery in Altgeld Hall, features paintings, sculptures,...

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