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Tuesday, October 25

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
25 Oct

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
25 Oct

The John B. Ervin Scholars Program honors the memory of a nationally renowned educator and community leader who believed in giving students a first-rate...

Into The Woods
25 Oct

Inspired by the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm, composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and book writer James Lapine upend the "Happily Ever After" trope to...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
25 Oct

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Lest We Forget
25 Oct

On view October 20–November 6 in Ann and Andrew Tisch Park of Washington University, this exhibition by German-Italian photographer and filmmaker Luigi...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
25 Oct

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
25 Oct

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
25 Oct

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
25 Oct

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
25 Oct

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
25 Oct

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Assemble Dental Hygiene Kits & Reading Pocket Buddies
25 Oct

Support St. Louis-area children with upcoming acts of service Join colleagues at our upcoming United Way Pop-Up events on Oct. 25 & 26, giving WashU...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
25 Oct

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Live Near Your Work (LNYW) Housing Fair @ WUMC
25 Oct

This housing fair is for both WashU & BJC HealthCare staff that are in the market for a new home, considering a home purchase in the future, or for anyone...

State of Open Access at Washington University
25 Oct

Join us to discover more about data on open access publishing and open scholarship at Washington University, with a focus on authors and academic divisions...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Open House Flyer
25 Oct

Join us October 25th for a Halloween-themed meeting. Learn all about Toastmasters, win fantastic prizes, and get your socks scared right off! Gift card for...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Suicide, Anomy and Stavrogin's Noose
25 Oct

In Amy D. Ronner’s sixth book, Dostoevsky as Suicidologist: Self-Destruction and the Creative Process, she analyzes multiple suicides in Fyodor Dostoevsky’s...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Leadership Perspectives: Building ESG Value
25 Oct

Creating value with environmental, social and governance efforts Everyone is talking about ESG (environment, social, governance), but what does that really...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 5:00 PM
Civic Café
25 Oct

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series every Tuesday evening at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., when classes are in session. Each night will...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 5:30 PM
University Shield
25 Oct

Entering and navigating the art world can be a nebulous endeavor. Unlike other industries in which there is a clear roadmap to entering and ascending the...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event
History After Dark: Witchy and Weird Books
25 Oct

Join the Young Friends of the Missouri History Society and Washington University Libraries to explore the weirder side of the Rare Book Collections at...

Women's Soccer vs. Illinois Wesleyan
25 Oct

Come out and support our WashU Women's Soccer team as they face Illinois Wesleyan!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 7:00 PM
Jazz at Holmes
25 Oct

Please join us for a performance by renowned local tenor saxophonist Jeff Anderson and his group. Jazz at Holmes is a free weekly concert series that serves...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 8:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Jabari Asim
25 Oct

Washington University Department of English is pleased to welcome Jabari Asim as a Visiting Hurst Professor the last week in October. Both the reading and...

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 25