The Block's three galleries offer rotating exhibitions presenting art across time, culture and media.  


Up is Down: Mid-century Experiments in Advertising and Film at the Goldsholl Studio

Main Gallery | September 18, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Up is Down presents the pioneering work of the Morton and Millie Goldsholl and their mid-century advertising firm, Goldsholl Design Associates. which brought experimental, Bauhaus design to a broad American audience. 

Ed Paschke

Break A Rule: Ed Paschke’s Art and Teaching

Katz Gallery | September 18, 2018 - December 9, 2018
Ed Paschke is celebrated as one of the leading Chicago Imagists, a group of artists who emerged in the late 1960s with an expressive style of figurative painting rooted in Surrealism, outsider art, and popular culture. Less is known of his almost 30 years teaching art and artists at Northwestern University. This show celebrates his legacy as an educator with artworks by Paschke alongside his teaching material from the Northwestern University Archives and generous loans from Marc and Sharon Paschke.