Upcoming Programs - Summer at the Block

JOIN US THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER  FOR PROGRAMS AND EVENTS.  OUR GALLERIES REOPEN SEPTEMBER 12, 2017


THE BLOCK LEADERSHIP CIRCLE PRESENTS

Chicago's Picasso At 50: A Celebration of Public Sculpture

Wednesday, July 12, 5:30pm

The Block Leadership Circle will host a lively evening celebrating public sculpture and the 50th Anniversary of Chicago's iconic Picasso. Please join us for Chicago-centric treats, followed by a conversation with Patricia Stratton, NU Alumna and author of The Chicago Picasso: A Point of Departure. The evening will conclude with a walking tour of the Block Museum's newly renovated sculpture garden.

RSVP REQUIRED


SOCIAL EVENT

Northwestern Community Picnic 2017

Saturday, July 22, 3:00-6:00 PM

We look forward to seeing you and your family at Northwestern's Community Picnic as we celebrate our Evanston community. Come enjoy free food and entertainment for the whole family!

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SOCIAL EVENT

Imagine U Block Party

Saturday, July 29, 12:30 PM-4:30PM

Following last year’s successful inaugural Block Party, Imagine U returns to the Arts Circle with a fun-filled day of outdoor family activities, music, and games. Fairy costumes encouraged!

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TOUR

Campus Art Walk

Wednesday, August 2, 12:00 PM
Wednesday, August 9, 12:00 PM

Reinstalled in 2017, 16 sculptures constitute a permanent public display maintained by the Block Museum of Art. Situated in proximity to the museum on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus, with landscaping and placement designed by architect John Vinci, access to these artworks is free and open to all.

Please join our summer interns for a lunchtime tour that kicks off in the Block Museum Lobby. 

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Upcoming Programs - Fall 2017

OPENING DAY PROGRAM

Blake, Now and Then
Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2PM

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PANEL DISCUSSION

Love and Then Some

Wednesady October 4, 2017, 6PM

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FILM SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION

Sankofa with Director Haile Gerima in person

Monday October 9, 2017, 4:30PM


EXHIBITION VIEWING & PANEL DISCUSSION

Carrie Mae Weems: Ritual and Revolution

Friday October 13, 2017, 2:30PM


Art+Engineering Lecture

Abraham Cruzvillegas

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6PM


Elizabeth and Todd Warnock Lecture Series

Jean-Louis Cohen - Institute of Fine Arts/NYU- 

Building a new New World: Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5:00PM