Exhibitions Recently Closed
April 7 - May 20, 2016
Between the Wars: Contrasts, Parallels, Shifts and Patterns
Beyond Gatsby: Common Luxury
in American Art Deco
a Periodical of the Era
Deco and Art Moderne Architecture in Illinois
August 23 – November 19, 2016
Kaleidoscope of Burma
Celebrates 30 years of The Center for Burma Studies highlighting the most iconic pieces from the Burma Art Collection at NIU, and featuring paintings produced in Myanmar within the past decade from the Thukhuma Collection.
Please visit our events calendar to learn about our upcoming events. Many of the events are free and open to the public.
The NIU Art Museum’s excursion program, Get On The Bus, gives participants an opportunity to visit various art and architecture sites such as historic homes, art galleries, museums, artists’ studios and art fairs.
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Group visits and guided tours are available. Please view our helpful guidelines here. You may schedule your group's visit with our reservation form online or by contacting our Education Coordinator by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 815-753-1936.
Admission is always FREE!
Please note that many of our exhibitions explore challenging, contemporary subject matter and may not be suitable for all audiences. We recommend that visitors contact the museum before organizing visits with children.
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