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Support the Arts

Northwestern has a long-standing reputation for world-class exhibitions and performances. Northwestern's prowess in the arts spans decades, and we strive to uphold and expand that reputation. 

Show your company's support of the visual and performing arts by getting involved with Northwestern's institutions and developing artists, or through sponsoring a performance, exhibit, event or research.

The Arts Circle is the hub for the arts at Northwestern. View the Arts Circle's calendar and explore the world-class exhibitions and performances taking place at Northwestern. Explore the following opportunities to support the visual and performing arts.

Opportunities to Support the Arts

Bienen School of Music

Bienen School of Music housed in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Bienen School of Music hosts studio ensembles, original operas, jazz and classical as well as lectures and master classes.

Learn more about Bienen School of Music.

The Block Museum

The Block Museum is Northwestern’s art museum, located on the Evanston campus. Accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the Block provides a dynamic, imaginative and innovative teaching and learning resource for Northwestern and its surrounding communities, featuring a global exhibition program.

Learn more about the Block Museum.

Dittmar Gallery

Dittmar Gallery is a student-operated gallery that enlightens and challenges the Northwestern University community with the works of emerging and underrepresented artists from the Chicago area and the Midwest. 

Learn more about the Dittmar Gallery.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall is only one of Northwestern’s venues that hosts major orchestral, band, the ever popular Segovia Series and choral performances.

Learn more about the Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.

School of Communication

School of Communication focuses on educating tomorrow’s performing arts professionals as well as conducting research that spans radio/TV/film to communication science and disorders.

Learn more about the School of Communication.

Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts

Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts hosts performing arts events that include Main Stage and Stage on Screen productions as well as the American Music Theatre Project and the student run Waa-Mu Show.

Learn more about the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for Performing Arts.

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