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Saturday, February 11

50 Years of Title IX
11 Feb

In June 1972, Congress passed Title IX, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in any federal government-funded school or other educational programs. The 50...

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
11 Feb

"The Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans" explores architecture’s relationship to issues of...

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
11 Feb

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
11 Feb

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...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
11 Feb

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...

School of Medicine Composting Pilot Program
11 Feb

Was your New Year's resolution to be more sustainable? Here's an easy way to stick to it! WashU School of Medicine will be piloting a composting program at...

Shakespeare in Hand
11 Feb

Shakespeare’s words have become so famous that there is a quote for just about every circumstance or occasion. Though many miniature books feature an entire...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
11 Feb

"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....

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

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...

Classical Club of St. Louis: Satire on the Edge(s)
11 Feb

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

Saturday, February 11 | 1:30 PM
Social Relations between Chimpanzees and Gorillas in the Congo Basin
11 Feb

The current presidential administration began with a commitment to bridging political divides, even offering physical bridges in the form of an...

Saturday, February 11 | 2:00 PM
Virtual Event
Change Gon' Come 2023
11 Feb

Black Anthology aims to tell stories about the Black experience. Our hope is that viewers are immersed, become a part of that experience, and are motivated...

Saturday, February 11 | 7:00 PM
Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella Midwest Quarterfinals
11 Feb

The region's top a cappella ensembles compete for a chance to perform at the ICCA Midwest Semifinal. Performers include: After Dark | Washington...

The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
11 Feb

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its 46th Season with The Light by Loy A. Webb. Previews begin Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Hotchner...

Saturday, February 11