The Block Muse
Watch, listen and read for a glimpse of life at the museum. Explore past programs, catch behind-the-scenes conversations, and find perspectives on what’s happening at the Block. In this forum, students, faculty and Block curators provide features like videos and audio podcasts of recent Block programs, previews of upcoming Block Cinema screenings, interviews with scholars, stories about exhibitions at the Block and artworks from the collection, news about art happenings at Northwestern and much more.
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Listen to the Winter Opening Program, with opening remarks by President Morton Schapiro, and a talk by W. J. T. Mitchell "What does art have to do with Revolution? A Long View”
Carl Hoeckner Jr. reminisces about his father, artist Carl Hoeckner in a visit to the Block Museum on January 28, 2014. As Mr. Hoeckner walked through the galleries, he recalled stories of his father, including behind-the-scenes anecdotes about individual works as well as other artists in the exhibition
The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art galleries re-opened on January 18th with Left Front: Radical Art in the “Red Decade,” 1929–1940
, and Steichen ǀ Warhol: Picturing Fame
, with welcoming remarks by Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro.