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Sunday, November 19

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
19 Nov

“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'
19 Nov

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
19 Nov

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...

God of Carnage
19 Nov

God of Carnage follows a meeting between two sets of parents after a playground altercation between their sons. The adults agree to settle the dispute...

Sunday, November 19, 2023 | 12:00 AM
MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
19 Nov

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
19 Nov

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
19 Nov

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

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
19 Nov

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

Community Art Workshop: Fragmented Poetics
19 Nov

Join us for a two-hour art-making workshop inspired by Adam Pendleton’s multimedia artistic process led by graphic designer and illustrator Danielle Ridolfi....

Sunday, November 19, 2023 | 2:00 PM

Sunday, November 19