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September 22-December 4, 2022
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s – 1980s
From the 1950s through the 1980s, painters and sculptors throughout the Arab world explored the challenges and possibilities of abstraction in art. “Taking Shape”, an exhibition of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), presents the work of Middle Eastern and North...
September 22 - December 4, 2022Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s – 1980s
September 22-March 5, 2023
The Block CollectsEvery year The Block brings new works of art into the collection to support Northwestern University’s teaching and learning mission. Each work becomes part of an expanding resource that students, faculty, and our wider public can engage with through classes, research visits, and exhibitions like this.
September 22 - March 5, 2023The Block Collects
January 26-July 9, 2023
The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto
American artist Dario Robleto (b. 1972, San Antonio) explores the empathetic nature of technology in the exhibition, The Aorta of an Archivist, a multisensory encounter between art and science.
January 26 - July 9, 2023The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto
January 24-July 13, 2025
Woven Being: Indigenous Art Histories of Chicagoland (working title)
We are forming the exhibition Woven Being through Indigenous curatorial methodologies that prioritize collaboration, reciprocity, and sustained dialogue with an expanding, intergenerational community of Indigenous knowledge sharers and non-Indigenous allies
January 24 - July 13, 2025Woven Being: Indigenous Art Histories of Chicagoland (working title)
Exhibitions from past years