Sponsors

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 Dean's Circle of the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

NIU Illinois Arts Council Agency Dean's Circle CVPA Friends of NIU Art Museum

 

Additional Spring exhibition support provided by

Northern Illinois University’s: Art History Division in the School of Art and Design; the Department of Communications; the Department of History; and the Interdisciplinary Certification of Graduate Study in Museum Studies and students in Art 656: Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation course with Instructor
Peter Van Ael.

Artwork and objects for the exhibitions are on loan from

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site; Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum; Colonel Robert R. McCormick Research Center at the First Division Museum; the Geneva History Museum; the Library of Congress; the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University; Midway Village Museum; Northern Illinois University Founders Memorial Library’s Regional History Center and University Archive Collections and the Rare Books and Special Collections; the NIU Art Museum Collection; and private lenders: Michael Barnes & Kryssi Staikidis; David & Sarojini Johnson; The Collection of Anthony J Mourek; Pete Olson & Janean Koebbe; Endi Poscovic; Peter Van Ael; and Jacqueline Vossler.

A Tale of Donkeys and Elephants; Satire with the Wink of a Fox

Northern Illinois University’s Interdisciplinary Certification of Graduate Study in Museum Studies students in Art 656: Museum Exhibitions and Interpretation curated this exhibition with Instructor Peter Van Ael. Students included: Zachary Bishop, Amy Caponigro, Millicent Kennedy, Victoria Likeum, Hannah Palsa, Zheng Zhong, and Anna-Marie Zurlinden.