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.
100+ artworks and archeological fragments from the 8th-16th centuries
Nearly 100 works of Latino/Latina and American Pop art