Renowned Chicago painter and educator Ed Paschke (1939–2004) often began his classes with the assignment to “break a rule.” A bold innovator who enjoyed disrupting conventions, Paschke mentored students for over two and a half decades at Northwestern University, continually coaching them to think outside the box. His work and his teaching were devoted to […]
We are thrilled to welcome two Northwestern University students as curatorial interns into the museum this summer. As part of the Block Museum of Art internship program, our students are conducting directed research on works of art in the permanent collection, preparing sculpture garden tours, and working with our new collection database. All Block Museum interns take […]
How can a campus art museum serve to facilitate creative, interdisciplinary collaboration? This is the question that the Block Museum’s Curatorial Associate, Essi Ronkko and Museum Director, Lisa Corrin recently discussed at the 2018 Northwestern University Best Practices Forum2018 Northwestern University Best Practices Forum. The forum showcases innovative and valuable practices that have been successfully implemented across the university. The […]
Lisa Corrin, the Block Museum’s new Ellen Philips Katz Director, spoke with Northwestern News about her passion for art and education and the abundant opportunities for collaboration she sees on the Northwestern campus. Video produced by Matt Paolelli, Web content provider for Northwestern News.