NIU Calendar of Events


Saturday, November 17

MAP-Works Fall Checkup Survey

MAP-Works Fall Checkup Survey

Northern Illinois University is proud to offer MAP-Works, a first year success program for new freshmen and transfer students. MAP-Works is a survey based...

Chicago Fine Chocolate Show

Chicago Fine Chocolate Show 9:09am

NIU Annuitants Association bus trip to Navy Pier, Chicago for this show. Depart from Barsema ALUMNI Center at 9am

Jonny Gifford, junior percussion recital

Jonny Gifford, junior percussion recital 11:00am

Libertango (2002) by Eric Sammut Rebonds B (1988) by Iannis Xenakis Kleine Studie No. 14, Op. 68 (1848) by Robert Schumann Octabones (1998) by Adi...

Music Building, Recital Hall  
Current Views and Actions: Photography and Performance Documentation from Phnom Penh

Current Views and Actions: Photography and... 12:00pm

Featuring contemporary work from young Cambodian Artists Khvay Samnang and Lim Sokchanlina

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Karen - A People on the Border

Karen - A People on the Border 12:00pm

Documentary photography by Robert Gerhardt. Running in conjunction with the Gerhardt exhibition are weekly video screenings of documentary films on Southeast...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Music for the Divine

Music for the Divine 12:00pm

Musical instruments and traditions of Burma from the court to the expression of identities in contemporary multi-ethnic Burmese cultures.Curated by Catherine...

Altgeld Hall, Art Museum  
Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact, Ephemera

Rarely Seen Southeast Asia: Art, Artifact,... 12:00pm

Curated by NIU Professor emeritus Richard Cooler

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit

Saving Endangered Species Exhibit 12:00pm

This exhibit focuses on the harmful environmental changes in the Midwest that have led to the decline in the biodiversity of the region. The exhibit...

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti

Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti 12:00pm

No one wants to wake up with profanity spray-painted across their garage door, but collectors would pay millions of dollars to own a chunk of wall that was...

Visual Arts Building, Gallery 214  
Water For… Life

Water For… Life 12:00pm

Using objects from the Anthropology Museums permanent collection, this exhibition explores the relationship between human societies and water.

Cole Hall, Anthropology Museum  
Kate Swope, graduate horn recital

Kate Swope, graduate horn recital 3:00pm

Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 by J. S. Bach Concerto in E flat, K. 495 by W. A. Mozart Nocturne, Op. 7 by Franz Strauss En Forêt, Op. 40 by Eugène...

Music Building, Recital Hall  
Phil Vassar & Back Country Roads

Phil Vassar & Back Country Roads 7:00pm

One of Nashville’s most prolific and versatile stars is coming to DeKalb County. Phil Vassar’s unbounded energy and limitless talent will be at the...

Convocation Center  
Mosaic of Spanish Dance

Mosaic of Spanish Dance 7:30pm

Mosaic of Spanish Dance will highlight choreography by worldrenowned Spanish dance performer and choreographer, Luis Montero with a performance of Bolero...

Stevens Building, O'Connell Theatre  
The Third Onion -- "An Infinite Ache," by David Schulner

The Third Onion -- "An Infinite... 10:00pm

An Intimate Look at Love over Time as the Third Onion Presents David Schulner’s Two-Character Play An Infinite Ache at NIU, November 16 through...

Stevens Building, Corner Theatre  

Saturday, November 17