Curator’s Gallery Talk

The same day that crowds packed Pick-Staiger Concert Hall to learn about Roberta Buffett Elliott’s $100 million gift to the university, the Block Museum hosted its own sellout event. The Curator’s Gallery Talk, offering an in-depth tour of Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies, drew a crowd of more than 80 individuals. Packed tightly but […]

An Evening with Toulouse-Lautrec

Quirky, artistically talented and a full participator of pleasure—one could easily describe French lithograph artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Northwestern students by the same words. That’s no mistake: Northwestern students’ intellect and creativity hit the stage and the gallery this January. On Wednesday, Jan. 21, the Block Museum welcomed a full house to “An Evening […]

Winter 2015 Opening Day Lecture

Watch the lecture from the Block Museum’s Winter 2015 Opening Day Celebration. Robert Linrothe, Northwestern art history faculty member and curator of the exhibition, provides an overview of “Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies.” Linrothe addresses two sets of themes underpinning the exhibition — travel, trade and artistic exchange across the Himalayas between the […]

Winter 2015 Opening Day Celebration

On a sunny January Saturday, temperatures at Northwestern’s Arts Circle Drive reached above freezing. Sound like paradise? For the students, faculty and families that attended the Block Museum’s Winter 2015 Opening Celebration, it was. Over 500 newcomers and well-seasoned members poured into the Block for a penetrating look at how Buddhist art from Kashmir and […]