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Sunday, November 6

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
06 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
06 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
06 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....

Lest We Forget
06 Nov

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
06 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
06 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
06 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 Divided City Spotlight - St. Louis International Film Festival
06 Nov

The Divided City spotlight film lineup focuses on the racial divide in St. Louis and other U.S. cities, and offers an international perspective by...

Sunday, November 6, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
06 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
06 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'
06 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
06 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
06 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 6, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
06 Nov

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

SLIFF: The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai's Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom
06 Nov

The Hong Konger: Jimmy Lai's Extraordinary Struggle for Freedom Directed by Ron Holwerda U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 73 minutes | English "I owe freedom my...

Sunday, November 6, 2022 | 1:30 PM
SLIFF: This is [Not] Who We Are
06 Nov

This is [Not] Who We Are Directed by Beret E Strong, Katrina Miller U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 77 minutes | English "The happiest place in America is...

Sunday, November 6, 2022 | 3:30 PM
SLIFF: Home Is Somewhere Else
06 Nov

Home Is Somewhere Else Directed by Carlos Hagerman, Jorge Villalobos Mexico | 2022 | Documentary 87 minutes | English, Spanish Accessing the American Dream...

Sunday, November 6, 2022 | 6:00 PM

Sunday, November 6