If you're looking for a little bit on cultural enrichment in Evanston, there's no better place to start than at the fine arts museum of Northwestern University. The museum's permanent collection boasts 4,000-plus works by artists such as Shirin Neshat and Jasper Johns, and its Pick-Laudati Auditorium hosts the artsy Block Cinema.
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
|Venue name:||Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art||Contact:|
40 Arts Circle Dr
|Opening hours:||Tue 10am–5pm; Wed–Fri 10am–8pm; Sat, Sun 10am–5pm.|
|Transport:||El stop: Purple to Foster. Bus: 201.|
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"Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies"
Presenting 44 works of art from the Kashmir valley, this exhibition of Buddhist art from Kashmir examines how works created between 7th and the 13th centuries traveled across the continent and eventully to the U.S. and Europe. Visitors will learn about...Fri March 6th 2015 - Sun April 19th 2015 FreeRead more40 Arts Circle Dr Evanston Evanston
"Toulouse-Lautrec Prints: Art at the Edges of Modernity"
Brightly colored posters filled the streets of Paris during the late 19th century, setting the stage for French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who created a five-foot tall, color advertisement for Le Moulin Rouge in 1981. A new exhibition at the Block...Fri March 6th 2015 - Sun April 19th 2015 FreeRead more40 Arts Circle Dr Evanston Evanston