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Sunday, October 22

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
22 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'
22 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
22 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...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
22 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
22 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
22 Oct

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

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
22 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
22 Oct

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

Mudd Field at sunset
22 Oct

Come to the Washington University Mudd Field on Sunday, October 22 from 1-4 PM for games, activities, safe trick or treating, and more! Safe Trick-or-Treat...

Sunday, October 22, 2023 | 1:00 PM
Chinese-Language Tour: 'Adam Pendleton: To Divide By'
22 Oct

Join student educator Weixun Qu, PhD student in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, for a tour of this season’s exhibition Adam...

Sunday, October 22, 2023 | 2:00 PM
A stock image of a forum/panel with four speakers, a moderator, and an audience.
22 Oct

Partners: Asian Multicultural Council, Asians Demanding Justice The Supreme Court’s recent SFFA v. Harvard decision prevents higher education institutions...

Sunday, October 22, 2023 | 7:30 PM

Sunday, October 22