Block Museum of Art Wins Cultural Heritage Media and Technology Awards

The Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University is pleased to announce the museum is the recipient of two 2018 MUSE Awards from the American Alliance of Museums. The Block Museum was presented with the Gold in the Honeysett and Din Student Award Category and the Bronze Award in the category of Audio Experiences. The […]

Block Museum Catalog Named to The New York Times “Best Art Books of 2017”

On Friday, December 15th, we were thrilled to discover that the exhibition catalog “William Blake and the Age of Aquarius” had been named by The New York Times art critic Holland Cotter as one of his favorite art books of the year.  Our text is listed as one of just nine books that Cotter points to as the most vital of […]

Northern Trust Purchase Prize Announced – Block Museum awarded Rachel Monosov & Admire Kamudzengerere’s “1972”

Northern Trust Selects Artwork for Donation to Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art at EXPO CHICAGO 2017 CHICAGO – Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art and Northern Trust have announced that the 2017 Northern Trust Purchase Prize will go to support the museum’s acquisition of the collaborative work 1972 by artists Rachel Monosov (b. 1987, […]