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Local Visions: Selections from Area Collections 

What motivates individuals to select and arrange art and objects in their private living spaces?

January 6 - February 21, 2015

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NIU Art Museum wins two Awards!

The Illinois Association of Museums recently bestowed an Award of Excellence for the recent exhibit On Watching and Being Seen, and an Award of Merit for Looting, Hoarding, Collecting - Repatriation and Museums, an exhibition produced by students in the  Museum Studies program.

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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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