Sponsors & Partners


The exhibitions and programs of the NIU Art Museum are sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council Agency; the Friends of the NIU Art Museum; and the College of Visual and Performing Arts' Season Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media.

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Friends of the Art Museum
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Artwork and objects for the SWEET, Golden and Delicious and Imagery and Icons exhibitions are on loan from the individual artists and their families; The Art Box, DeKalb; private collectors; and the NIU Art Museum Collection.

Sustaining Members

Thank you to our Sustaining Members whose reliable support is essential for the Museum’s continued success. Thank you for your generous commitments!


Sponsor Members

Michael Barnes and Kryssi Staikidis
Rudolf and Ingeborg Bisanz
Peggy Burke and Ed Wietecha
Susan Carter and Robert Sabin
John and Nancy Castle
Edward and Donna Flanagan
Lesley Gilbert
Stephen and Deborah Haliczer
Janet Hathaway
Stuart Henn
Steven A. Johnson
Ronald G. Klein
Jerry and Miriam Meyer
Mrs. William Monat
James and Dianne Moss
Nicholas Noe
Mary B. Olson
Peter Olson
Patricia Perkins
Mary Quinlan-McGrath
Brian Reis and Mary E. LaClair
Maureen and Morley Russell
Dan and Virginia Seymour
Terri Smialek
Marian Swenson
Patricia S. Vary
Lynne M. Waldeland

Patron Members

Douglas Baker and Dana Stover
Michael and Elaine Bennett
Mary-Glynn and John Boies
Deborah and Colin Booth
Jo Burke
Natalie J. Calhoun
Norden Gilbert and Ben Thomas
Richard Grott
Anne C. Kaplan
Paul and Kit Kassel
Carol Luc
Beth and Harvey Plotnick
Darsha Primich and Robert Fleisher
Catherine Raymond and Alan Potkin
Sally Stevens
Promod and Anju Vohra
Christine Worley and Peter J. Hood

Benefactor Members

Richard and Thecla Cooler
Larry and Carmeda Gregory
Jerry and Annette Johns
Kathleen and Richard Katz
Barbara and John Peters

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Gallery Hours

Open to the public
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Noon - 7 p.m. Thursday
Noon - 4 p.m. Sunday

By appointment for group tours.
Closed during the summer, between exhibitions and during university holidays.