A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Sunday, November 20

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
20 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
20 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...

Help build the Peace Park bamboo pavilion
20 Nov

Peace Park is an ongoing project that was initiated by the 2015 "For the Sake of All" report that documents significant health inequities in the St. Louis...

Sunday, November 20 | 12:00 AM
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
20 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
20 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
20 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
20 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...

The Dust
20 Nov

Love and Mortality. Existence and Destruction. These are the tensions at play in Hsu Yen Ling’s "The Dust." The play presents a series of seemingly...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
20 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
20 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'
20 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
20 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
20 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...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
20 Nov

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

Choir Concert
20 Nov

Health and Safety Requirements - 560 Music Center (Please review full details for the Health & Safety Requirements by clicking here.) Prior to coming to...

Sunday, November 20