Aurora University

Press Room

Welcome to the Schingoethe Center press room. If you need photos, further information, or would like to schedule an interview with an artist or a museum staff person, please contact:

Natasha Ritsma (Director)



Press Releases


The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University presents the exhibition Figurism: Narrative and Fantastic Art from the Illinois State Museum Collection



All photos are jpeg files. Credit line: "Courtesy of the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University"

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 Between Two Camps

Image Credit: "Between Two Camps," (1948), Gertrude Abercrombie,

Illinois State Museum Collection