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Block Museum receives gift of Edward Steichen photographs

Amelia Langas, Reporter

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art received a gift of 44 Edward Steichen photographs from art collectors Richard and Jackie Hollander late last year. Steichen is a 20th-century American artist who pushed photography’s potential,...

WNUR, Block Cinema team up for experimental music, film showcase

Sophie Mann, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E At an upcoming performance of “Sonic Celluloid,” an audience will watch silent films while live musicians soundtrack them, experimenting with manipulations of the sounds of saxophones and other instruments. Th...

Block Museum symposium explores performance art

Emily Chin, Assistant A&E Editor

April 7, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E As part of a dance piece in the upcoming symposium “Performed in the Present Tense,” performance studies graduate student Didier Morelli will use his body to erase words off a chalkboard. His performance is part of the s...

Alumnae of NU celebrates centennial, creates new programming

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 1, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

In 1916, a small group of women began selling sandwiches to fundraise for a women’s building at Northwestern. In the 100 years since, that group has raised more than $7 million for NU. The Alumnae of NU, an organization of volunt...