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Throughout the school year and during the summer, Northeastern Illinois University offers a variety of events on campus. We would love for you to see a show, enjoy a performance, take a class or even host your own event.

Many of the campus events are free and open to the public. Click the links below for more information.

The Arts at Northeastern

We invite you to take part in the many exciting opportunities to enjoy a diverse lineup of international and local artists. The wide variety of programming includes the Jewel Box Series, Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series, Stage Center Theatre, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Films, Department of Music and Dance events and productions by Ensemble Español and the Ruth Page Dance Series.

Consider us your community venue—a place where you can count on outstanding cultural experiences all year long. We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Fine Arts

Through the Art + Design department, Northeastern Illinois University strives to increase art awareness among students and the community. Visit our gallery for the latest art pieces by our extraordinarily talented students.

Music and Dance

The University's Jewel Box Series and Department of Music and Dance strive to instill in each student a life-long appreciation for the musical arts. Visit the links below for more information on how you can join us for a spectacular performance or program.  


The Chicago Film Society presents a wide array of film screenings throughout the year. Immerse yourself in new cultures and stimulate your mind.


Revel in performances by our top-tier students and faculty. Northeastern is your guide to a calendar of spectacular performances throughout the entire school year. See the link below for calendar of events and ticket information.

For the Family and Community

Looking for fun activities this weekend? Visit our campus for events and entertainment fun for everyone. Check out the links below for family and community activities.

Continued Education

Take advantage of our resources, staff and faculty. We offer 50 graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. Whether you’re seeking a master’s degree or certification, our programs will meet your needs. Graduate programs are housed in Northeastern’s three Colleges:

Guest Lectures

We encourage you to join us as we welcome distinguished guest speakers for fascinating lectures and stimulating conversations throughout the school year. See the link below.

Host Your Event

Northeastern offers a full line of professional services to the University community and public. The Student Union, Event and Conference Services office provides complete event support. Visit the links below for more information.