A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, January 14

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
14 Jan

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
14 Jan

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
14 Jan

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
14 Jan

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...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
14 Jan

"The Play’s the Thing" exhibition celebrates the 400-year anniversary of the first folio—the first time William Shakespeare’s collected works were printed....

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
14 Jan

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
14 Jan

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...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
14 Jan

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
14 Jan

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

Classical Club of St. Louis: A Coin for the Ferryman book discussion
14 Jan

For more information about the Classical Club of St. Louis, visit the club's website.

Public Tour: Materials and Methods
14 Jan

Student educators lead interactive tours of works in the permanent collection that incorporate various artistic methods and materials, including experimental...

Public Tour: Materials and Methods
14 Jan

Student educators lead interactive tours of works in the permanent collection that incorporate various artistic methods and materials, including experimental...

Saturday, January 14