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Sunday, October 15

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
15 Oct

“What is your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?” “Can you feel it?” “Does it hurt?” With these and other questions, the American artist...

Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
15 Oct

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus (1981) Chris Jackson authored and produced numerous musical shows and productions in St. Louis, the Midwest, and...

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
15 Oct

For over 50 years, the Comics Code Authority enforced its Seal of Approval, a set of self-imposed guidelines used to judge comics as appropriate for all...

Long shalt thou live, if these well be done: Food, Drink and Health
15 Oct

You are what you eat! From medieval humoral theory using food to balance one's complexion to American homesteading recipes on making meals that best aid...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
15 Oct

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
15 Oct

In the popular imagination, alchemy is often synonymous with the transmutation of lead into gold. But while this was certainly one of the alchemists’ goals,...

The Assembled Playwright: Harley Hammerman’s Eugene O’Neill Collection
15 Oct

The Assembled Playwright exhibition presents highlights from the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill. The exhibition includes manuscripts,...

WashU Black Alumni Weekend 2023
15 Oct

Join us for WashU’s Black Alumni Weekend! Reconnect with the university community and explore St. Louis, all while celebrating the powerful legacy of Black...

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
15 Oct

The traveling exhibition from the NLM explore ways in which meals can tell us how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders and...

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
15 Oct

Over the past two decades, several philosophers, art theorists, and cultural critics have turned their attention to the study of matter. Philosopher Jane...

Sunday, October 15