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Visual Arts

Five film reels in storage

Block Museum’s ‘Araya’ showing kicks off Latin American women filmmaker cinema series

January 30, 2023

Moviegoers gathered Friday to watch “Araya,” the first of six films in the Block Museum of Art’s newest four-event Latin American women filmmaker series, “Working Images.” The evening event...

A collage of film photographs of campus landmarks like the Lakefill and The Arch.

Student film photographers use the medium to live in the moment

January 30, 2023

SESP freshman Tone Jackson uses film to find the beauty and liminality in common campus landmarks. “Film slows you down and forces you to really think about what you're shooting,” he said. “In...

A person with a gray suit, a colorful scarf, a beard, and glasses stands in front of two large canvas portraits, a yellow and orange one on the right and a predominantly green painting on the left.

Chicago artist David Geary’s exhibit ‘Experimental’ explores Black identity through colorful portraits

January 23, 2023

Chicago artist David Anthony Geary said he almost missed his life calling. While studying biology as a pre-med student at Xavier University of Louisiana, Geary was preparing to become a psychiatrist...

Block Museum Student Associates sitting in front of black and white artwork being presented by individuals at the Block Museum.

Block Museum Student Associates impact Northwestern’s art community with expanded roles and responsibilities

January 18, 2023

Before the last academic year, the Block Museum Student Associates, then known as student docents, had few responsibilities and roles at the museum.  Now, the associates lead tours, facilitate public...

An attendee in a black jacket holds up a handmade, textured paper book. In the background, a shell-like vase is to the left and a black and orange weaving is seen to the right.

Evanston Made artists showcase 3D and fiber art in exploratory series

January 8, 2023

Conversation flowed between artists and guests at 1100 Florence Ave. as they nestled sparkling wine in their hands. Upon first glance, one could have mistaken the art exhibition for a party.  Evanston...

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