Northwestern Learning, Partnerships

The Power of Perspective: Palliative care physicians Gordon Wood and Joshua Hauser on teaching with museums

Since its January 2022 exhibition, A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence, The Block Museum has partnered with Feinberg School of Medicine palliative care physicians Gordon Wood and Joshua Hauser in an interdisciplinary collaboration that foregrounds the use of art in educating medical professionals. Following their June gallery talk, Perspectives on Art, Medicine, […]

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Museum News, Partnerships

Communicating through Art: Museum clinical study partnership considers the role of art in combating primary progressive aphasia

Throughout Winter 2022, The Block Museum of Art and The Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning (NUCASLL) partnered on an innovative clinical study centering on art-based discussion in the treatment of primary progressive aphasia (PPA).  Working together, the units developed the trial program “Conversations Through Art” as a clinical treatment case-study.  The […]

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