College of Visual Performing Arts Events

Fall Open House

The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning...

SEEK Design Conference

SEEK is a one day design conference held on Monday November 12, 2018 at Morningstar Auditorium in Chicago. TED talk style presentations are limited to 20...

High School Invitational

The High School Invitational exhibition features work by high school students from northern Illinois. The exhibition is partially underwritten by Blick Art...

Jessica Labatte Exhibition: Shade Garden at Western Exhibitions

Labatte’s two interrelated series of color photographs explore photographic notions of the visible and invisible, the present and withdrawn as they champion...

NIU Percussion Ensemble

Gregory Beyer & Ben Wahlund, directors Yazz (2017)* by Alexandre Lunsqui Bright Light - Dark Shadows (2016)* by Caleb Pickering Root Beer Rag (2016) by...

Gibson + Recoder: Transparent Processes

Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder Artist Slide Presentation Image:Gibson + Recoder, Transparency, 2013. (20 x 18 x 18 inches) 16mm projector, textured...

Gibson + Recoder: Transparent Processes

Sandra Gibson and Luis Recoder Artist Slide Presentation

NIU Opera Theatre

Danko Drusko, Music Director Matthew Romriell, Stage Director The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart "Susanne or via surtite" L'incoronazione di Poppea,...

NIU Jazz Ensemble

Rodrigo Villanueva, director Brush Taps by Louie Bellson, arr. Mark Taylor All of Me by Seymour Simons & Gerald Marks, arr. Thad Jones RU Chicken by Kris...

Lynn Stockton: Art Education Alumni Series Speaker

Consistency, Conversation & Community in the High School Art Room