Welcome to the Department of Art Theory & Practice (AT&P) at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University. The department has both an undergraduate program, offering a baccalaureate degree, and a graduate program, offering a Masters of Fine Arts degree.

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upcoming public events


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Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey
September 19–December 7
Reception: Saturday, September 27, 2:00–5:00 p.m.
Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Dr.

Discussion with artist and Huey Copeland, Associate Professor of Art History

A Proximity of Consciousness: Art and Social Action

September 20–December 20
Reception: Friday, September 19, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St., 7th floor

Exhibition features two AT&P faculty members: Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Michael Rakowitz.

Exhibiting artists: Jim Duignan, Paul Durica, Pablo Helguera (BFA 1993), J. Morgan Puett (BFA 1981), Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle (MFA 1985), Dan Peterman, Michael Rakowitz, Laurie Jo Reynolds (MFA 2000), Temporary Services, and Rirkrit Tiravanija (MFA 1986).

Visiting Artist Lecture: Adam Szymczyk
2 PM, Saturday, October 11th
McCormick Auditorium, Norris Center

Visiting Artist Lecture: John Smith
7 PM, Wednesday, October 15th
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art

Visiting Artist Lecture: Pinar Yoldas

6 PM, Tuesday, November 4th

Rm 125, 640 Lincoln St