Northern Illinois University (NIU) Art Museum

Balancing Traditional and Contemporary Art.

Closed university holidays and between exhibitions.

Thru Oct 14: Things that seem needed… Dialogue (featuring work from Alan Cohen, Michael Coppage and Tonika Lewis Johnson) and The Remaining, Mourn… (featured artists include Selva Aparicio, Michael Chambers, April Dauscha, Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Millicent Kennedy, Allen Moore, Monika Plioplyte, Nirmal Raja and Anne Wilson)

Sept 7: Exhibition opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Informal curator and artist talk on The Remaining, Mourn… to begin at 5:45 p.m., Art Museum Galleries 

Sept 10: SoulCollage® Workshop for Survivors and Mourners, 1 to 4 p.m., Altgeld 125. Pre-registration required 

Sept 28: The Landscape of Loss – Navigating Gently and with Resilience, program with Jen Conley, Bereavement Coordinator with Northern Illinois Hospice, 6-7 p.m., Altgeld Hall 125 

Oct 15: Exhibition closing reception, 1-2:30 p.m. in the Art Museum Galleries. Dialogue artist presentation program to follow in Altgeld 125 

Beginning Nov. 14: Food for the Soul: Belief and Healing in Burma/Myanmar in the Age of COVID and What is for Supper? What is a Meal? 

Image: Artists share insights into the work on display in the NIU Art Museum galleries.


Northern Illinois University Altgeld Hall, 1st Floor, West End 595 College Ave. DeKalb, IL 60115
Jo Burke, Director
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