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The Daily Northwestern


Weinberg senior Ellie Lyons is one of two student curators for the Dittmar Gallery. She helps organize Dittmar’s community show each year, which features work from community members.

Dittmar student curators bring ‘risk-taking’ perspective to gallery

October 29, 2023

Among clerical work, research positions and front-desk jobs, curatorship has been a part-time work option for students for more than 20 years at Norris University Center’s Dittmar Gallery. Norris...

Cortez said he wanted to explore all facets of love in the exhibit, from explorations of the meaning of “I love you” to a “Love Steroid.”

‘I Love You. I Love You? I Love You!’ inspires introspection

September 24, 2023

A trail of rose petals led into Norris University Center’s Dittmar Gallery Thursday night for the artist reception of Matthew Cortez’s first solo exhibition, “I Love You. I Love You? I Love You!” The...

A close up of Weber Arch with a yellow lamp against leafless trees.

Congressional awards recognize five NU students for three scholarships

April 28, 2023

Congress honored five Northwestern undergraduates with scholarships for their dedication to public service, scientific research and environmental and Indigenous advocacy, NU announced Thursday. Every...

The photo showcases Dittmar Gallery’s new exhibit “Wordless Creatures”. Most of the work for the exhibit is included in the photo, including Matthew Cortez’s “A Weak Connection to the Former Self” on the left side of the image and Madison Gondreau’s “Reflections” on the right.

Dittmar Gallery’s “Wordless Creatures” allows artists to represent their identities through objects

April 6, 2022

A plastic lobster strapped to a pillow; a strip of clay bacon on a shattered plate; the remains of a Vietnamese Daily Calendar — these are just some of the 28 works of art featured in Dittmar Gallery’s...

A piece of art depicting a landscape with a holographic globe layered on top.

“Anthro-obscene” exhibition explores climate change data, human impact

November 17, 2021

The wreckage of homes lies littered on a desolate highway. Tall piles of wood and broken concrete obscure a stormy grey sky. Palm trees curl over from high winds.  This is the landscape artist Stefan...

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