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Wednesday, October 26

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
26 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
26 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
26 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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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
26 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...

Health as a Human Right conference
26 Oct

Held by all human beings — regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, age or other status — human rights include the right to life...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 8:30 AM
Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
26 Oct

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Global Supply Chains in an Uncertain World
26 Oct

Please join us for the 14th annual Boeing Center Industry Conference themed, “Global Supply Chains in an Uncertain World: Inflation, Digitalization, and...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Pause @ Graham Chapel
26 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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
26 Oct

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Assemble Dental Hygiene Kits & Reading Pocket Buddies
26 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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
26 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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
26 Oct

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Take Care Webinar Series: Open Enrollment 101
26 Oct

Join representatives from Human Resources to learn more about the key healthcare decisions you need to consider as you enroll in your benefit plans. We will...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Exhibit Opening: 'How Did We Get Hear? Historic Hearing Devices, 1800-2000'
26 Oct

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. Contemporary hearing aids are the product of hundreds...

Phishing Incidents and their Impact to the University with Jason Murray
26 Oct

Curious about attempted cybercrime at WashU? Join our webinar to learn about how WashU protects its users and systems from online threats. Information...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Building Inclusive Communities from the Student Perspective
26 Oct

Join us for a student-led workshop about building inclusive communities on campus! This workshop will cover a range of competencies such as Identity and...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Volleyball vs. Westminster
26 Oct

Come and support our WashU Volleyball team as they take on Westminster!

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 7:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor: Jabari Asim
26 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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 26