Jan
18
Sat 2:00 PM

Winter Exhibition Opening

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When: Saturday, January 18, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  
Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh
40 Arts Circle Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Costs: - Free
Contact: Block Museum of Art   (847) 491-4000
Group: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art
Category: Fine Arts

The Block Museum invites you to celebrate the reopening of its galleries and its winter 2014 exhibitions.

OPENING REMARKS
Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University

WHAT DOES ART HAVE TO DO WITH REVOLUTION? A LONG VIEW
W. J. T. Mitchell, editor of Critical Inquiry and Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago

Professor Mitchell will connect artistic concerns of the 1930s to present-day artistic practices, specifically the relations between art and activism.

CONVERSATION WITH EXHIBITION CURATORS
W. J. T. Mitchell and curators John Murphy and Jill Bugajski (The Left Front: Radical Art in the "Red Decade," 1929-1940) and Elliot Reichert (Steichen|Warhol: Picturing Fame)

PERFORMANCES
Throughout the Block all afternoon by Northwestern University students, in collaboration with Professor D. Soyini Madison, Chair, Department of Performance Studies, Northwestern University.