Museum News

Curator’s Gallery Talk

The same day that crowds packed Pick-Staiger Concert Hall to learn about Roberta Buffett Elliott’s $100 million gift to the university, the Block Museum hosted its own sellout event. The Curator’s Gallery Talk, offering an in-depth tour of Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies, drew a crowd of more than 80 individuals. Packed tightly but […]

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Exhibition Stories

Robert Linrothe on Collecting Paradise

Watch the lecture from the Block Museum’s Winter 2015 Opening Day Celebration. Robert Linrothe, Northwestern art history faculty member and curator of the exhibition, provides an overview of “Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies.” Linrothe addresses two sets of themes underpinning the exhibition — travel, trade and artistic exchange across the Himalayas between the […]

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