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

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A grey wall reads “Who Says, Who Show, What Counts: Thinking about History with the The Block’s Collection.” A person walks along the wall, away from the camera. A few frames of artwork are visible in the background.

The Block Museum’s fall exhibition “Who Says, Who Shows, What Counts” questions historical narratives

October 4, 2021

In 1990, artist Louise Lawler released “Who Says, Who Shows, Who Counts,” an exhibit of three wine glasses etched with the titular phrases commenting on exclusion and gatekeeping in the art world.  In...

An atlas of maritime charts on display at the Block Museum of Art’s “Caravans of Gold,” an exhibit that features small fragments from Medieval Saharan trade routes alongside intact artworks from Africa, Europe and the Middle East. The exhibition recently received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Block Museum exhibit ‘Caravans of Gold’ receives federal grant, largest in museum history

October 18, 2018

A&E “Caravans of Gold,” a Block Museum exhibition that will debut this January, has received a $350,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities — the largest the museum has ever acquired....

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