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Thursday, December 29

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
29 Dec

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

Seymour Chwast, End Bad Breath, 1967. D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
29 Dec

In the late 1940s and 50s, mainstream illustration was dominated by the simulated small-town charm of Norman Rockwell and the slick but false assurances of...

Holiday Lights Recycling 2022-2023
29 Dec

Wondering what to do with your old or unworkable holiday lights? You can recycle them! The annual Holiday Lights Recycling Drive returns to Washington...

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

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...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
29 Dec

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
29 Dec

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'
29 Dec

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...

Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
29 Dec

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, December 29, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
29 Dec

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
29 Dec

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
29 Dec

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

Thursday, December 29, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
29 Dec

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

Thursday, December 29