Sponsors and Partners


The exhibitions and programs of the NIU Art Museum are sponsored in part by the Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts; the Friends of the NIU Art Museum; and the College of Visual and Performing Arts Season Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media.

Illinois Arts Agency
Friends of the Art Museum



Artwork and objects for the Aspects of War exhibition are on loan from the exhibiting artists; the Joiner History Room at the DeKalb County History Center, Sycamore; Elgin Area History Museum; Rockford Art Museum; St. Charles History Museum; Midway Village Museum, Rockford; the National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago; Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston; private collectors and the NIU Art Museum Collection.

Sustaining Members

Thank you to our Sustaining Members whose reliable support is essential for the Museum’s continued success. Thank you for your generous commitments!


Sponsor Members

Renie Adams
Rudolf and Ingeborg Bisanz
Peggy Burke and Ed Wietecha
Susan Carter and Robert Sabin
John and Nancy Castle
Edward and Donna Flanagan
Lesley Gilbert
Stephen and Deborah Haliczer
Kay Harned
Janet Hathaway
Steven A. Johnson
Thom and Carol Kapheim
Jerry and Donna Leonard
Jerry and Miriam Meyer
James and Dianne Moss
Nicholas Noe
Mary B. Olson
Peter Olson
Patricia Perkins
Brian Reis and Mary E. LaClair
Morley and Maureen Russell
Dan and Virginia Seymour
Terri Smialek
Marian Swenson
Lynne M. Waldeland

Patron Members

Michael and Elaine Bennett
Mary-Glynn and John Boies
Colin and Deborah Booth
Jo Burke
Natalie J. Calhoun
Norden Gilbert and Ben Thomas
Richard Grott
Ronald G. Klein
Carol Luc
Beth and Harvey Plotnick
Darsha Primich and Robert Fleisher
Catherine Raymond and Alan Potkin
Sally Stevens
Promod and Anju Vohra
Christine Worley and Peter J. Hood

Benefactor Members

Gerald and Cheryl Brauer
Richard and Thecla Cooler
Larry and Carmeda Gregory
Jerry and Annette Johns
Anne C. Kaplan
Paul and Katherine Kassel
Richard and Kathleen Katz

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Gallery Hours

Open to the public
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Noon - 7 p.m. Thursday
Noon - 4 p.m. Sunday

By appointment for group tours.
Closed during the summer, between exhibitions and during university holidays.