The Block Museum is closed to the public
The Block Museum of Art is currently closed to the public due to the evolving outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19.
The Block from Home: Museum Digital Resources
Join us as we #MuseumFromHome
“Art encounters, even in a digital space, offer opportunities to help us make sense of what is happening around us, broadening our understanding of who we are in relation to one another. We believe that museums have a unique role to play right now. While this moment brings unprecedented challenges, it also offers new ways to connect and make meaning together. ”
– Lisa Corrin, The Block Museum Ellen Philips Katz Director
News to Know: Week of April 6, 2020
Digital Teaching Support for Northwestern Faculty
We invite faculty to contact The Block to contribute to digital classroom discussions around art, museum and visual culture.
Undergraduate Internship Deadline Extended to May 1
Applications are now being accepted for The Block Museum of Art curatorial internship program for academic year 2020-2021. Northwestern University undergraduate students from various academic programs and disciplines are invited to apply.
Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship Application Extended to April 15
The Block Museum is currently accepting applications for its Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship open to Northwestern doctoral students from various academic disciplines who are interested in exploring museum professions.
Mayor Lightfoot Joins Governor Pritzker to Announce Arts for Illinois Relief Fund
Enjoy art and culture, donate to the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund to support creative professionals, or apply for immediate assistance if you've been affected.
Now Accepting Applications for 2020-2021 Student Docent Team
Applications are now being accepted for the Block's paid Student Docent team We are looking for current Northwestern University students from across campus who are excited about facilitating dynamic interactions and conversations with the public, including NU communities as well as children, youth, and adults from the surrounding region.