Tag: Block Museum

Block Museum Hosts Conference About Socially Engaged Art

By Leslie ZhuThe Mary and Leigh Block Museum in the Arts Circle at Northwestern is always my secret place to rest and learn in between my busy study schedule. I immerse myself a lot in their different exhibitions and screenings each quarter. I always see visitors other than students and faculty coming to the museum.As

MSLCE Student Wants to Fuse Music and Design

By Jacob Nelson Some overachievers will double major in college. Maris O’Tierney decided to triple major. The new MSLCE student studied vocal performance with a focus in opera as well as political science, and art history (with an architectural history concentration) while she was an undergrad at Northwestern. The fact that these majors are so

MoMA Asst. Director to MSLCE Students: ‘Be Ambitious, Be Eager’

By Jacob Nelson Sheetal Prajapati began Northwestern as an engineering major. The pursuit was short-lived. “That ended pretty quickly,” Prajapati said, “and I found liberal arts.” Prajapati, who currently works as the assistant director of learning and artists initiatives at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, spoke at last week’s speaker series

MSLCE Student Moves Between Science and Art

By Jacob Nelson Danielle Pierre had a feeling she’d end up in graduate school, but even she was a bit surprised that the program she chose was the Masters in Science for Leadership in Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program. After graduating from Northwestern with a psychology and communications sciences and disorders double major, Pierre decided to take a

NU Alum Describes Career Path from Block Museum to MoMA

By Jacob Nelson Before she worked at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Sheetal Prajapati worked as a Northwestern undergraduate at the Block Museum. She had been unsure what to study at school, coming in as an engineering major, then shifting to history until finally settling on gender studies.

Northwestern’s Block Museum To Unveil New Exhibit

This is the first in a series of posts about opportunities for Leadership for Creative Enterprises students to learn about Evanston’s arts scene. By Jacob Nelson The start of a new school year means the debut of a new exhibit at Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art. This year, Block Museum celebrates Kenyan born artist Wangechi Mutu with a