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Sunday, December 10

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
10 Dec

“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'
10 Dec

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
10 Dec

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...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
10 Dec

Washington University in St. Louis has been affiliated with 26 Nobel Laureates, many of whom did a significant portion of their award-winning work at the...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
10 Dec

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
10 Dec

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
10 Dec

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

Chamber Music Division Recital
10 Dec

WashU music students will perform in small ensembles.

Sunday, December 10, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
10 Dec

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

'Messiah' sing-along
10 Dec

Have you ever wanted to sing in the gorgeous Graham Chapel? This annual Wash U tradition continues in the beautiful Graham Chapel. Join John McDonald, WashU...

Sunday, December 10, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Quarterly Alumni and Parent Book Discussions: 'Fahrenheit 451' by Ray Bradbury
10 Dec

Welcome, WashU readers! These book discussions are offered on a quarterly basis throughout the year and are hosted by WashU alumni and parents. Connect and...

Sunday, December 10, 2023 | 7:00 PM
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Sunday, December 10