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Thursday, June 15

 This image is an illustration by Stanley Galli that was painted for a Weyerhaeuser advertisement. The illustration can be found in Washington University in St. Louis’ Walter Reed Illustrative Archive within the Modern Graphic History Library Collection.
15 Jun

The Artifacts & Fictions exhibition presents selected works from the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration and Visual Culture (MFA-IVC) students as a part of...

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
15 Jun

"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'
15 Jun

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Reaching New Heights: The Life and Legacy of Michael W. Friedlander
15 Jun

Distinguished professor of physics Michael W. Friedlander led an extraordinary life dedicated to his family and students at Washington University in St....

Shakespeare in Hand
15 Jun

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
15 Jun

"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....

Wicked Women: White Women as Perpetrators of Mass Violence
15 Jun

The Wicked Women: White Women as Perpetrators of Mass Violence exhibition discusses the connection between whiteness, gender and violence through women...

Ning Gao, PhD Candidate
15 Jun

"Stem cell and drug delivery systems to promote angiogenesis and myogenesis in ischemic limbs" Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a widespread...

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
'Killing the Buddha': Reconstructing Zen
15 Jun

“If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.” So said a Zen master in an iconoclastic koan—a paradoxical statement to provoke a disciple into...

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM
African Modernism in America
15 Jun

Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Fisk University Galleries, African Modernism in America is the first major traveling exhibition to...

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM
The Air that Inhabits: 2023 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition
15 Jun

I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed & that necessary. – Margaret Atwood The air that inhabits...

Torkwase Dyson: Bird and Lava
15 Jun

Torkwase Dyson’s artwork engages urgent issues regarding architecture, infrastructure, and the social and political impacts of the climate crisis—bringing...

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Juneteenth Keynote: From New Orleans to Galveston to St. Louis and Beyond
15 Jun

Join us for a riveting nine-generation family migration story from Texas to Missouri. Vanessa Slaughter, a native St. Louisan, will join Jim Vincent of the...

Thursday, June 15, 2023 | 5:30 PM

Thursday, June 15