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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The exterior of the Block Museum.

Tsai Ming-Liang visits Block Museum for screening and discussion

October 2, 2022

Award-winning Malaysian-Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-Liang and actor Lee Kang-Sheng visited the Block Museum for a screening of the “Walker series” Friday.  Through the work Tsai depicts Lee, dressed...

Two people examine one of three paintings on the wall of the Block Museum of Art.

Block Museum exhibition ‘Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World’ redefines modernism

October 2, 2022

Two and a half years after its originally scheduled inauguration in spring 2020, “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s” has arrived at the Block Museum of Art. Students, faculty...

A theater full of people sitting in the dark watch a movie screen at the front of the room.

Block Museum hosts film screenings about Chicago neighborhoods

May 1, 2022

In her short film “Some Thingz Never Change: Monologues from a Stoop in Bronzeville,” artist Jazmine. set out to find a way for people to listen to others’ stories. In this case, the stories were...

Front entrance of the Block Museum of Art.

Block Cinema screening event of ‘No Ordinary Man’ explores trans histories, representation and archives

April 24, 2022

The Block Museum screened the documentary “No Ordinary Man” alongside a discussion and workshop with co-Director Chase Joynt on Thursday. The film tells the story of Billy Tipton, a transmasculine...

A Black man sits on a bench to the side of a brick wall on which white letters read, “Stop white people from killing us” and “action.” The image is in black and white.

“A Site of Struggle” brings historical context to anti-Black violence

January 30, 2022

Featuring about 65 works of art, Block Museum’s latest exhibit, “A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence” highlights depictions of anti-Black violence from the 1890s to 2013. The...

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