The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art enriches teaching and learning on the campuses of Northwestern University and in the communities of their surrounding regions by:
Presenting art across time, cultures, and media;
Convening interdisciplinary discussions in which art is a springboard for exploring issues and ideas;
Collecting art that supports the Northwestern University curriculum.
The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art is the fine arts museum of Northwestern University and Chicago’s North Shore. It serves the academic and cultural needs of the University and community through:
Rich and diverse permanent collection
Original scholarship Dynamic educational and cultural programs
Classical and contemporary film screenings at Block Cinema