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Whitecoat by Charlie Harper
September 3, 2021

If you are wild about mid-century modern art and keen on protecting the environment, the “Curious by Nature” exhibit featuring works by artists and conservationists Charley and Edie Harper at the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University is made for you. The exhibit opens Tuesday,...

Student looking at art exhibit
November 4, 2020

Are you interested in lowering your stress levels? What about improving your mood? The answer could be as simple as doing a bit of meditative coloring. Studies show that participating in artistic endeavors can have a positive impact on your health. The benefits from a wide range of creative...

Jacqueline Woodson
August 7, 2020

It is National Book Lovers Day on August 9, so what better day to ditch your smartphone and linger over a good book? We reached back into the spring issue of Aurora University Magazine to see what award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shared with AU students about the art of...

Schingoethe Center opens new exhibition on figurative art with Illinois State Museum
February 10, 2020

The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University opens its newest exhibition focusing on how Illinois artists have represented the human body with an eye to the narrative and fantastic. Curated by Douglas Stapleton, “Figurism: Narrative and Fantastic Art from the Illinois State Museum...