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Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
What's inside The Block? It depends on how you look!
The Block Museum has 5,600 square feet of display space, divided into three galleries, which provide opportunities for museum visitors to experience the varied exhibitions that spring from the Block’s commitment to presenting art across time, place, and medium. The museum’s atrium and reception areas are spaces for students to socialize and study, as well as to come together with the wider public for a range of programs, performances, and other events.
Experience thought-provoking classic and contemporary films.
The Block Museum's in house cinema screens classic and contemporary films and is dedicated to providing the Northwestern campus, the North Shore and Chicago with a quality venue for cinema. The Block's cinema is sponsored in part by a generous gift from James B. Pick and Rosalyn M. Laudati.
Screenings are free. Films are screened in the Block Museum’s Pick-Laudati Auditorium. Doors open thirty minutes prior to showtime. Seating is limited and available on a first-come,
The Block Spot
A place to relax, study, see art and meet friends.
A light-filled lounge in the museum’s
Block Spot was created with James Geier, president and co-founder of Chicago’s award-winning 555 International, and with input from undergraduates in industrial designer and adjunct lecturer John Hartman’s industrial design projects class at the Segal Design Institute, based at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Eloise W. Martin Study Center
Explore The Block Museum's teaching collection.
Eloise W. Martin Study Center is a classroom inside the museum that offers an intimate setting for the study and use of artwork in The Block’s collection. To schedule a visit to the see works in our collection, please see our page on the Eloise Martin Study Center.