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Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

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Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Northwestern University
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Venue Type: Museum
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
September 17th - December 11th
Performing for the Camera
Tseng Kwong Chi
September 17th - December 11th
QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Tue, Sat-Sun 10-5; Wed-Fri 10-8
Phone
847-491-4000
Fax
847-491-2261
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
Free admission
DESCRIPTION

The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, is dedicated to the exhibition and study of reproducible art forms such as prints, photographs, film and video and to their capacity to reach and transform society.

The Block mounts several exhibitions a year, organizes discussions, workshops and lectures with artists and scholars and screens contemporary and classic films at Block Cinema. The Museum's permanent collection includes significant historical and contemporary prints, drawings and photographs by such artists as Albrecht Dürer, William Hogarth, Honoré Daumier, Max Beckmann, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Kiki Smith and Sue Coe. Portions of the Block's collection are searchable online.