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.
|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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"Salaam Cinema! 50 Years of Iranian Movie Posters"
Even if you haven’t seen Iranian films like The American Mamal or The Golden Heel, you’ll still appreciate the evocative images designed to promote them. "Salaam Cinema!" displays some of Northwestern University professor Hamid Naficy's collection of...Prints & editions Saturday September 17 2016 - Sunday December 11 2016Read more
"Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera"
Hong Kong-born photographer Tseng Kwong Chi was never afraid of stepping in front of the camera, making himself the subject of his "East Meets West" series, which depicted him in front of well-known American landmarks. The Block presents the first major...Photography Saturday September 17 2016 - Sunday December 11 2016Read more