• MARCH 26 - MAY 15
  • Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb
  • Every 1 week(s) between
    March 26, 2021 and May 15, 2021
  • Category: Art & Museum Exhibits

Event Details

  • Every 1 week(s) between
    March 26, 2021 and May 15, 2021
  • Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fridays, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Saturdays, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Free


  • Northern Illinois University Art Museum
  • Altgeld Hall 116, First Floor, West End
  • DeKalb, IL 60115
  • 815-753-1936
  • http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum

Event Description

“Very Well, Thank You”: The Arts as a Means to Well-being exhibition opens Friday, March 26, 2021 and runs through May 15, 2021. The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological and physical health and happiness. Artists were selected from a national call for entry and invited to participate because of their interest in presenting work that attempts to examine how the arts contribute to well-being through visual harmony, balance, color, humor, being in the moment and process. Featuring artists: Jan Bolander, Cynthia A. Boudreau, Zachary Cahill, Donna Castellanos, Whit Forrester, Jeanne Garrett, Maria Gedroc, Jessica Gondek, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Judith Joseph, Savannah Jubic, Cleo Krueger, Dean Krueger, Lim Sieu Lian (SLim), Christina Loraine, Julie A. Mars, Benjamin Merritt, Taweesak Molsawat, Alfred Stark, Linda Stein, Veronica Storc, Rhonda Wheatley and unidentified. A full calendar of events including a series of public virtual programs may be found by visiting http://go.niu.edu/wellbeingevents. Also on view: “Well Enough, Considering…” Artists take a mid-pandemic look at COVID-19. These exhibits are part of the CVPA program Rejuvenation: An Artistic Journey from Trauma to Recovery Art Heals. Visitors are welcome on campus, but we ask that you take the same precautions we ask our students, faculty and staff to protect yourself and others. Face masks are required whenever inside campus buildings; gallery capacity is currently limited to six people per gallery; timed entry can be scheduled online for your convenience and safety by visiting niu.edu/artmuseum; physical distancing is encouraged, please maintain six feet of distance from others; limited gallery hours remain in effect.

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