A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, September 24

A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival 2022
24 Sep

For over 20 years the Performing Arts Department has produced the A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival as a vehicle to support and develop new plays written by...

Saturday, September 24 | 12:00 AM
Bound for Beauty
24 Sep

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

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
24 Sep

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
24 Sep

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
24 Sep

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
24 Sep

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...

Stories From World War II
24 Sep

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
24 Sep

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...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
24 Sep

The invention of the microscope revealed the invisible and enabled new fields of biomedical research. Explore a small history of microscopy, from Robert...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
24 Sep

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
24 Sep

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
24 Sep

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

Public Tour: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings
24 Sep

Student educators lead interactive tours of this season’s exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revision, Inventions. The...

Saturday, September 24