Campus Museums, Galleries & Collections

  • Jack Olson Gallery
    Complemented by an extensive visiting artists and scholars lecture series, the Olson Gallery and nearby Gallery 214 serve as a cultural center for the visual arts that serves the campus community and the region.
  • NIU Art Museum
    The dual roles of the NIU Art Museum are to contribute to the university’s educational curriculum and to provide opportunities for art education and cultural enrichment throughout the community.
  • Center for Burma Studies
    Exhibits from the Burma Art Collection are displayed regularly in various campus museums.
  • Anthropology Museum
    The Anthropology Museum, located in the Stevens Buildling, exhibits both permanent and special exhibits.
  • Historic Scenic Collection
    The School of Theatre and Dance administrates this collection of opera scenic materials.
  • Blackwell History of Education Museum and Research Collection
    This collection of books and artifacts representing the history of American education is affiated
    with the College of Education.