Get on the Bus

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. Get On The Bus provides a great way to explore cultural landmarks and to discover new and interesting sites and neighborhoods while avoiding the hassles of traffic, tolls, and parking. It is also a great way to meet new friends with a common interest in the arts! Get On The Bus remains one of the Art Museum's most popular programs.

Seats fill fast, so sign up to reserve one on our next upcoming trips. University buses or vans leave from the parking lot on the south side of the NIU Art Building in DeKalb with a pickup option in the Fox Valley. Payment may be made by check, cash or credit (Visa and Mastercard). Payment must be made in advance to guarantee your seat. Individuals who pay upon boarding the bus should pay with cash in the exact amount due (we cannot provide change), or with a check made out to NIU. Dates, prices and destinations are subject to change. Additional trips are added throughout the year and announced first in our membership newsletter, Museum Notes. NIU Art Museum members always receive a discount and early registration option on our Get On The Bus trips.