A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, May 20

2022 MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture Thesis exhibition
20 May

This exhibition features thesis projects by the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture candidates in the 2022 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate...

Bound for Beauty
20 May

Before publishers started mass producing books with standardized bindings, owners took their books to be bound individually according to their tastes and...

Counter/Narratives: (Re)presenting Race & Ethnicity
20 May

The Counter/Narrative exhibition examines the way in which objects are preserved and collected through archives, museums, and exhibitions and investigates...

Gobsmacked: 2022 BFA in Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition, Part 2
20 May

GOBSMACKED, the 2022 BFA in Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition, Part 2, features the work of seniors from the program. Featured Artists Connor Dolan Lou...

Illustrated History: Selections from the MFA-IVC Students’ Work in Special Collections
20 May

The Illustrated History exhibition presents selected works from the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration and Visual Culture (MFA-IVC) students’ digital...

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
20 May

Though many consider pop-up books to be for children, books with moving parts have been around for centuries and encompass all genres. The Rare Book...

Nine Ways from Sunday: 2022 MFA in Visual Art Thesis exhibition
20 May

This exhibition features thesis projects by the MFA in Visual Art candidates in the 2022 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. MFA...

Out of Scope: Unexpected Items in the Rare Book Collections
20 May

Rare book collections usually coalesce around a unifying theme. As a medical library, it’s no surprise that most of the rare books in the Becker collections...

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
20 May

Fairytales were a popular subject for books during the Golden Age of Illustration and continue to be so today. The emergence of the children’s book as its...

Ideas, Art and Community: My Zine Collection
20 May

The Collect O’Rama table is a space for individuals to share unique personal collections. Director of Development at the ACLU of Missouri Nicole Rainey has...

Commencement: Class of 2022 Celebration
20 May

The university-wide Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. on Francis Olympic Field. Check the Commencement site for...

Friday, May 20 | 9:00 AM
German and Comparative Literature Commencement Celebration
20 May

Join us to celebrate our graduating German and Comparative Literature students! Celebration located in the Arcade just outside Ridgley Hall. Starts at...

Cycle Express
20 May

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in The Dark Room for this 30 min cycle class! We will get a quick sweat on and feel like we packed in 50 mins of work! ...

Celebration for Physics Graduates
20 May

The following prizes will be awarded: Senior Prize for outstanding work in Physics Shull Prize for outstanding work as a Teaching Assistant In addition,...

BearFit Gentle Flow Yoga
20 May

Join BearFIT Instructor Alex in Studio 1904 for this gentle stretch yoga class to help reconnect your mind and body as you finsih off the week.

BearFit Zumba
20 May

Join BearFIT Instructor Jessica for this high energy dance party to the latest latin hits!

Friday, May 20 | 5:30 PM
St. Louis Astronomical Society: Multi-Messenger Astronomy for the Amateur
20 May

An illustrated presentation by George Silvas, American Association of Variable Star Observers Some stars vary noticeably in brightness. There are several...

Friday, May 20 | 7:30 PM
Virtual Event
The Black Rep presents August Wilson's 'Jitney'
20 May

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its in-person 45th Anniversary season with "Jitney" by August Wilson, opening May 11 and running through May...

Friday, May 20 | 8:00 PM

Friday, May 20