Staff Stories

Block curators focus on converging Indigenous art in Tulsa partnership

The city of ‘Tvlv’hasse (“Old town”) / Tvlse-Locvpokv / Tvlse (also known as Tulsa) is located at the intersections of the Muscogee Nation, Cherokee Nation and Osage Nation reservations. Tvlse and the greater land base of Indian Territory have served as a place of convergence and gathering for Indigenous Nations since time immemorial. This location […]

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Exhibition Stories, Global Perspectives, Northwestern Learning, Programs & Events

Opening day celebration for ‘Caravans of Gold’ sets attendance record [Video]

Saturday’s frozen temperatures and falling snow didn’t deter an estimated 2,500 visitors from attending the January 26, 2019 opening day celebration of “Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa,” making it the biggest opening day turnout to date for Northwestern University’s Block Museum of Art. The groundbreaking exhibition […]

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