Our exhibitions, collections and film screenings bring the works of world-renowned artists and visionaries to Northwestern and the Chicago area. Our facility offers four galleries to showcase temporary exhibitions, the Eloise W. Martin Study Center to display individual works from our collections, and a 150-seat auditorium to screen films programmed by Block Cinema. Come see what is on view at the Block.


Explorations of historical and contemporary visual art and culture.


5,000 prints, drawings, photos and sculptures.

Block Cinema

Classic, contemporary and international films.