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Sunday, November 13

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
13 Nov

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
13 Nov

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...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
13 Nov

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

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

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
13 Nov

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
13 Nov

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
13 Nov

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
13 Nov

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...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
13 Nov

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...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
13 Nov

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

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
13 Nov

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

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
13 Nov

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

Women's Basketball vs. Dubuque
13 Nov

Join us for the Women's Basketball Home Opener vs. Dubuque!

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 1:00 PM
SLIFF: The Innocents
13 Nov

The Innocents Directed by Wojciech Lorenc U.S. | 20 22 | Documentary 80 minutes | English This film follows two acclaimed musicians determined to use their...

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 1:30 PM
Mark Akin, faculty recital, guitar
13 Nov

WashU faculty Mark Akin will perform a recital of works for guitar.

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 3:00 PM
SLIFF: Boycott
13 Nov

Boycott Directed by Julia Bacha U.S. | 2021 | Documentary 74 minutes | English When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech...

Sunday, November 13, 2022 | 3:30 PM

Sunday, November 13