College of Visual and Performing Arts

As part of the university’s response to the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) world-wide, cancelations, postponements and modifications to scheduled arts events at NIU are being made. View current event status updates.

NIU's College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) is comprised of three schools, each with award-winning educational programs, exciting performances and exhibits, and outstanding art studios, theatres, practice spaces, concert halls, and accomplished alumni. You'll have the opportunity to explore your creativity while receiving support and guidance from our world-renowned faculty.

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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Building
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Fax: 815-753-6296