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A Site of Struggle: American Art Against Anti-Black Violence

Ongoing
Evanston
How has art been used to protest, process, mourn, and memorialize anti-Black violence within the United States? Originating at Northwestern's Block Museum of Art  A Site of Struggle explores how arti...
Visual ArtsJune 20221656522000

Summer Writers' Conference

Starting July 8, 2022
Online
The Northwestern University Summer Writers’ Conference  ----------------------------------------------------------------------- The Northwestern University Summer Writers' Conference is back, and it’s...
Literary ArtsJuly 20221657256400

Marisol

Starting July 22, 2022
Evanston
Marisol, written by José Rivera and directed by Brian Balcom, will be performed in the Josephine Louis Theater July 22-24. The play follows Marisol, a young professional who is used to life on her own...
Theatre and DanceJuly 20221658536200

Cowboy Bob

Starting July 23, 2022
Evanston
You wouldn’t look twice at Peggy Jo. She’s a good daughter, always tips, plays by the rules. But when she dons a fake beard, sunglasses, and a ten-gallon hat, she becomes “Cowboy Bob”—the slickest ban...
Theatre and DanceJuly 20221658622600

Dance Nation

Starting July 29, 2022
Evanston
Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at Nationals in Tampa Bay. A play...
Theatre and DanceJuly 20221659141000

Dance Nation

Starting July 30, 2022
Evanston
Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at Nationals in Tampa Bay. A play...
Theatre and DanceJuly 20221659207600
Michael Mulcahy

Michael Mulcahy, trombone

July 3, 2022
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Chicago Symphony Orchestra trombonist and principal trombone of the Grand Teton Music Festival, Mulcahy has served as principal trombone of the Cologne Radio, Melbourne, and Tasmanian Symphony Orchest...
MusicJuly 20221656878400
trombones

Trombone Master Classes Recital

July 8, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Evanston
Performances by participants in the summer Trombone Master Classes.  
MusicJuly 20221657292400

Exhibition Gallery Talk: A Site of Struggle with Alisa Swindell

July 9, 2022
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston
This program is offered by Alisa Swindell, former Curatorial Research Associate for A Site of Struggle and current Associate Curator of Photography at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Exhibi...
Visual ArtsJuly 20221657387800

To Trouble, Escape & Exceed - Curated by the Concerned Black Image Makers

July 9, 2022
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston
TO TROUBLE, ESCAPE & EXCEED - CURATED BY THE CONCERNED BLACK IMAGE MAKERS (Various artists, 2017-2021, ~35 min + conversation, digital)   RSVP Concerned Black Image Makers (CBIM) presents a program of...
FilmJuly 20221657395000

Lunch on the Lake: Funkadesi

July 13, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston
Enjoy a free noontime concert on the Norris East Lawn on Wednesday, July 13th by Funkadesi, Chicago's award-winning Afro-Indo-Carribean musical experience! Special Lunchtime Bundle meals are available...
MusicJuly 20221657731600

Summer Cinema: Luca

July 14, 2022
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a free family-friendly film screening of Disney and Pixar’s Luca.   Come by early for pre-movie family fun at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawn.  Free popcorn is available from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. A...
FilmJuly 20221657848600

Lunch on the Lake: DJ Jamfest - featuring Corey Bless

July 20, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston
Enjoy a free noontime concert on the Norris East Lawn on Wednesday, July 20th by DJ Jamfest - featuring Corey Bless, a well accomplished local DJ! Special Lunchtime Bundle meals are available for purc...
MusicJuly 20221658336400

Summer Cinema: Enchanted

July 21, 2022
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a free family-friendly film screening of Disney's Enchanted Come by early for pre-movie family fun at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawn.  Free popcorn is available from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. All snack...
FilmJuly 20221658453400

Lunch on the Lake: B.A.D. Trio

July 27, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston
Enjoy a free noontime concert on the Norris East Lawn on Wednesday, July 27th by B.A.D. Trio! Special Lunchtime Bundle meals are available for purchase.  More information to come.  Pre-register here t...
MusicJuly 20221658941200

Summer Cinema: Space Jam

July 28, 2022
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Evanston
Join us for a free family-friendly film screening of Space Jam (1996.) Come by early for pre-movie family fun at 7:30 p.m. on the East Lawn.  Free popcorn is available from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. All snacks...
FilmJuly 20221659058200
opera performer

Intensive Vocal Performance Seminar Recital

July 29, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston
Participants in the summer Intensive Vocal Performance Seminar present selected scenes from opera and musical theater.
MusicJuly 20221659139200
piano

Duo Piano Master Classes Recital I

July 30, 2022
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston
Final performances by participants in the summer Duo Piano Master Classes.  
MusicJuly 20221659211200
piano

Duo Piano Master Classes Recital II

July 30, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Evanston
Final performances by participants in the summer Duo Piano Master Classes.  
MusicJuly 20221659225600
A Lorna Simpson artwork containing four diptych polaroid images of the back of a woman's bodyand a black plaque with white text.

Warnock Lecture Series: Drew Thompson (Bard Graduate Center), "Coloring Black Surveillance"

October 19, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston
The history of Polaroid films and cameras in Africa and the Black Diaspora is largely untold. To tell this story, I analyze how Black American and African photographers, including Lorna Simpson, Lyle ...
Visual ArtsOctober 20221666216800

Warnock Lecture Series: Emine Fetvaci (Boston College)

February 8, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston
Description to come.
Visual ArtsFebruary 20231675897200

Warnock Lecture Series: Michael Yonan (University of California Davis)

May 17, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston
Description to come.
Visual ArtsMay 20231684360800