The Nicolaysen Art Museum’s blog brings you all the latest about art exhibitions and our other happenings. Dive into the stories behind the scenes as we work to collect, preserve, and exhibit the work of contemporary artists and present it to the community as a vital source of inspiration and education.
Interview with Nancy Madura about Colors of the Collection
Artist and teacher Nancy Madura once sat in a cherry tree and watched amber sap change color in the evening sun for what must have been two hours. That’s just
Seven new exhibitions at the Nic
The new printmaking exhibition “Nesting” by Nathan Abel tells the story of the artist and his wife through infertility, child loss, and adoption. “I want to show the hardships and
2023 at the NIC, new executive director, art, and more!
2023 at the NIC! New Director, art, and more! The NIC heads into 2023 with a new executive director and an exciting lineup of creative happenings throughout the year. Allison
Holiday Gifts at the NIC
Holiday Gifts at the NIC Creative holiday gifts at the Nic Original art, handmade jewelry, classes and free museum admission – the Nicolaysen offers these and many more unique and
Shelby Shadwell at the NIC
Shelby Shadwell at the NIC When you think of wildlife art, a gut pile probably isn’t the image that comes to mind. However, the parts of animals left from game
New Director, new era of reflection
New Director, New Era of Reflection The NIC’s next executive director will arrive at a time when the museum begins reflecting on the organization’s purpose and goals.The board of directors