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September 2016


Thursday, September 8
“Celebrating the Ten Flowers of Burmese Art” Lecture by Dr. Catherine Raymond, Professor, Art History, NIU School of Art and Design and Director, Center for Burma Studies, NIU.
5-5:30 p.m., Altgeld 315

Thursday, September 8
Public Reception
5:30-7 p.m., NIU Art Museum

Thursday, September 15
Public Reception
4:30-6 p.m., Olson Gallery, NIU School of Art and Design

Thursday, September 15
“Is There Contemporary Art in Myanmar Today?” Gallery Talk by Dr. Catherine Raymond.
5 p.m., Olson Gallery, NIU School of Art and Design

Sunday, September 18
Member’s Private Event
By Invitation Only
1 p.m., NIU Art Museum

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October 2016


Saturday, October 1
“Buddhism in Practice: The Burmese Tradition of Meditation and Yoga” Dr. Catherine Raymond with Cher Ladford, NIU alumna, Yoga Instructor at Breathe, DeKalb
4-5:30 p.m., NIU Art Museum, Rotunda Gallery.
Pre-Registration Required. Limit 20.

Thursday, October 6
DeKalb/NIU Art Walk—Open Late!
5-8 p.m., Art Museum, Olson Gallery, and Founders Memorial Library with Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art.
Office of the President’s Galleries also open to the public with light refreshments.

Thursday, October 6
Reception
4:30-6 p.m., Olson Gallery
Gallery Talk by collector and curator of the Thukhuma Collection, Hong Kong, Dr. Ian Holliday, Professor of Political Science, Vice President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) at Hong Kong University.
5 p.m., Olson Gallery

Thursday, October 6-Sunday October 9
International Burma Studies Conference
Pre-Registration Required. Information on the International Burma Studies Conference is available at www.burmaconference2016.com 
or by calling 815-753-0512.

Wednesday, October 19
“The Art of Cartography in Ancient Burma” Dr. Tin Naing Win, Associate Professor in History, Mandalay University
7-8 p.m., Rare Books and Special Collections, 4th Floor, Founders Memorial Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the NIU Libraries.

EVENT CANCELLED
Sunday, October 23
“Beyond the Living: Ghosts and Spirits in Burmese Tradition”
Art making workshop and storytelling program for elementary and middle school age with Dr. Catherine Raymond and Julie Lamb, Former Outreach Coordinator CSEAS. Pre-Registration Required. Limit 15.
1-3 p.m., NIU Art Museum

Tuesday, October 25
"Identities that Hang by a Thread: The Art of Dress in Myanmar" Dr. Richard M. Cooler, Emeritus Professor Art History, NIU School of Art and Design and Emeritus Director, Center for Burma Studies, NIU.
6-7 p.m., Altgeld 315

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November 2016


Thursday, November 3
“From Paper to Skin: Tattoos in Burmese Cultures” Dr. Catherine Raymond
5-6 p.m., Altgeld 315

Friday, November 18
In conjunction with International Week
"Lahpet and Palata: Exploring Burmese Culinary Traditions" Come and taste a sample! Dr. Catherine Raymond with Sandar Wynn, Library Assistant, Founder's Memorial Library and May-Myo Khine, Art Undergraduate.
12-1 p.m., Altgeld 125

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For more information, questions or to register for the member’s event, children's workshop or meditation/yoga session at the Museum please phone 815-753-1936 or email the Education Coordinator at shenn1@niu.edu.