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Current Exhibitions:

Gender Exhibition Suite

August 26th - November 15th, 2014

Manly Men, Girly Girls and Everybody in Between

Explores expressions of the sex/gender continuum in the arts. Photos

Dressing Difference: Exploring Ethnicities in Modern Burma

Questioning concepts of ethnicity and gender through costume and body adornment from the Burmese art collections at Denison University and NIU.

(Re)Defining Womanhood in American Popular Culture

Features selections from NIU’s Rare Books and Special Collections curated by Lynne M. Thomas.






Upcoming Events:

Film Series! As part of our current Gender exhibitions, there are films playing at the museum every day! Download a schedule. Note: the schedule was updated on Oct. 1, 2014.

Tuesday, October 28: Screening of Dallas Buyer's Club followed by a discussion with Randy Caspersen and Lara Stache of the NIU Communications dept. 7:15-10 p.m.; Terwilliger Auditorium, Montgomery Hall

Wednesday, October 29: Poetry Reading & Recitation Night; Local poets and poetryphiles are invited to share poems related to gender and identity. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Altgeld 315

Tuesday, November 4: Mean Girls, Manly Boys, and Anti-feminist Messages in Kid’s T.V.; Kristen Myers, Director/Professor Women’s Studies & Sociology; 5-6:30 p.m.; Altgeld 315




Upcoming Bus Trips:

Nov 13-16 Four-day trip to Indiana

Vist the Art Museum: Follow these links for more information about visiting the museum and coordinating large group visits or tours of our exhibitions.

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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