Upcoming Events

Flash Tours!

Only have a minute to spare?

Drop-in and join us for a quick two minute art talk.

Tuesday 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m.
Thursday 5:15 p.m.

Except during other scheduled Art Museum events.

Gallery Hours

Free and open to the public
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon-7 p.m.
Sunday Noon-4 p.m.
By appointment for group tours.

Closed during the summer, between exhibitions and during university holidays.


The NIU Art Museum is located on the first floor, west end of Altgeld Hall, on the corner of College Avenue and Castle Drive on the main campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.

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