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