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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern

Two figures facing away from the camera walk toward the glass windows and doors of The Block Museum of Art.

The Block Museum expands student docents’ role

May 6, 2021

The Block Museum’s cohort of student docents typically facilitate discussions on art, but the role is now expanding to involve directly advising the staff at the museum.  Erin Northington, the Susan...

A woman faces the camera. Behind her are glass windows with two large pieces of art showing through.

The Block Museum exhibition explores self-care and community

April 26, 2021

A new outdoor exhibition explores themes of self-care, self-authorship and community with reproductions of works from The Block Museum’s collection. The “Behold, Be Held” exhibition will be exhibited...

“I got in 1 little graffiti arrest & my mom got scared...but my dad lost it when me & the homey didnt take community service seriously” by Pat Phillips. Each week, a different member of Block selects one artwork from the museum’s collection and guides a discussion on how the artists use different media to communicate themes related to “Just Mercy.”

Through “Mercy in the Museum” discussion series, Block Museum explores intersections of social justice in art

November 5, 2020

The Block Museum of Art is offering a virtual discussions series based on One Book One Northwestern selection “Just Mercy,” exploring themes of justice, racism, inequality, gender and mass incarceration....

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