Partnerships

Partnership Spotlight: Arts of Life

Throughout this year The Block Museum of Art has welcomed the opportunity to meet virtually with groups and partners for conversations that explore objects from the Block’s collection. This Spring we have had the pleasure of hosting multiple close-looking and art discussions with the artists and educators of Arts of Life. Founded in 2000, Arts […]

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Northwestern Learning

Meet Janitza Luna, Undergraduate Research Assistant

The Block Museum is excited to partner with Northwestern’s Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (URAP) which funds undergraduate students to work with faculty on research projects. URAP students gain first-hand, mentored knowledge of research practices in their discipline. We took a moment to sit down with Janitza to discuss her background and work at the museum. […]

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Programs & Events

“What We Leave Behind”: The women of Grace House & Beyondmedia on personal narrative beyond the prison system

In Winter 2021 The Block was honored to present Voices Across Time: Sharing Women’s Experiences of Re-entry, a special program bringing together organizers from Beyondmedia Education with current and former members of Grace House, a residential program for women exiting the Illinois prison system. This screening and discussion centered on women’s experiences of re-entry after […]

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Artist Collaborations

Dario Robleto Illustrates Bond Between Science and Art

The marriage of science and art seems like it could be an awkward one. Science is about finding definitive answers, while art’s purpose – to inspire, evoke and communicate — is harder to define. But the two disciplines can borrow from each other and even unite to tackle important cultural work, which Dario Robleto illustrated during his […]

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