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Block Museum of Art

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 Visit Map
(847) 491-4000

The Block is a dynamic, imaginative, and innovative teaching and learning resource for Northwestern University and its surrounding communities, featuring a global exhibition program that crosses time periods and cultures and serves as a springboard for thought-provoking discussions relevant to our lives today. The museum also commissions new work by artists to foster connections between artists and the public through the creative process. Each year, the Block mounts exhibitions; organizes and hosts lectures, symposia, and workshops involving artists, scholars, curators, and critics; and screens classic and contemporary films at its in-house cinema. Approximately 5,000 works focuses primarily on prints, photography, and drawings. The Block is free and open to all.

The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto

January 26, 2022 - July 9, 2023
What do we owe to the memories of one another's hearts? For American artist Dari... MORE

For One and All: Prints from The Block’s Collection

September 20, 2023 - December 3, 2023
In its foundational years, The Block Museum of Art gained a reputation for presenting... MORE
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