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Current Exhibitions

Our exhibition galleries are currently closed for the summer, but will open August 25th with our exhibition series highlighting artists whose work examines current socially relevant topics.

The Art Museum's administrative offices remain open, but we encourage you to make an appointment if you wish to meet with a member of the staff. Please phone 815-753-1936 to reach our administrative offices.

Art To Lend

Each summer, the museum makes selections from the permanent collection available for display in secure campus offices. An exhibition of this year's choices will be held from July 13 - 17, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Assistantship Position Open

Applications are now being accepted!

Exhibition/Collection Preparator and Curatorial Research Assistant

Position entails research for, curatorial aid, and installation of art exhibitions as a means of engaged learning in an art lab setting. Previous gallery experience is strongly preferred. Must be a Graduate student at NIU and have a valid driver's license. 10, 15, or 20 hours per week position. Tuition waiver available.

Graduate students who wish to submit their application for consideration may do so by following this link: Graduate Assistantship Job Description and Application Guidelines

Visit the 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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