Block Museum of Art

40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208


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Opening its doors in 1980, The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University houses a growing permanent collection of approximately 6,000 works focusing primarily on prints, photography, and drawings. The Museum also features a global exhibition program that crosses time periods and cultures, exploring historical and contemporary themes in art .

Housed in a building designed by Dirk Lohan, grandson of modernist architect Mies Van de Rohe, the Block Museum is teaching and learning resource for Northwestern and its surrounding communities.