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Monday, February 26

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
26 Feb

One of the most iconic images in the American memory is John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence. The painting was commissioned by Congress in 1817 and...

Map of the Missouri Compromise, Library of Congress
26 Feb

The famous Black abolitionist William Wells Brown once remarked, “No part of our slave-holding country is more noted for the barbarity of its inhabitants...

Harry Beckhoff illustration for the fiction story "The Day's Work," Collier's, May 1948. From the Walt Reed Illustration Archive.
26 Feb

The Bend it Like Beckhoff exhibition explores the work of Harry Beckhoff. Beckhoff nearly became an accountant instead of an illustrator after being told in...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
26 Feb

Drawing from the Washington University Wulfing Collection of ancient coins and from private collectors, the Coins Across Time exhibition examines aspects of...

Photo from the Missouri Historical Society.
26 Feb

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, opened its doors to the public on April 30, 1904. By the time it concluded in...

Legacy of Fandom: Introducing the Levey Family Collection on Sports and Culture
26 Feb

Lewis Levey (MBA ’67) has collected sports memorabilia all his life. His passion began with personal keepsakes from sporting events he attended as a child...

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
26 Feb

Explore the small and smaller books in the Little Libris exhibition displayed as a miniature library. The miniature library display contains books from...

Images for Pasted Youth are courtesy of Andrew Krivine.
26 Feb

Pasted Youth is an exhibition of posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves, badges, and other punk ephemera from the collection of Andrew Krivine....

TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Machine Learning
26 Feb

This four-course seminar will provide participants with a basic foundation in Machine Learning. Machine Learning is a rapidly growing field of interest and...

Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
26 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Monday, February 26 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
26 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Monday, February 26 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
26 Feb

The St. Louis–based artist Kahlil Robert Irving creates assemblages made of layered images and sculptures composed of replicas of everyday objects. Mainly...

Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air
26 Feb

The Madrid-based artist Santiago Sierra presents 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air (2019) in the Saligman Family Atrium. Known for his provocative...

Space Mapping: Video Art Series
26 Feb

In coordination with the exhibition Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present, the artist Kahlil Robert Irving selected a series of contemporary video...

The Body in Pieces
26 Feb

In her 1994 text The Body in Pieces, art historian Linda Nochlin proposes the fragment as a metaphor for modernity. She argues that artists’ impulse to...

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
26 Feb

This exhibition explores the puzzle of why we seek out and enjoy negative emotions caused by our engagement with art, such as the sadness we feel when we...

Pizza with the Profs
26 Feb

Join the WashU Department of Sociology as we host another round of our newest tradition, Pizza with the Profs! Featuring Prof. Caitlyn Collins and Prof....

Monday, February 26 | 11:30 AM
Dr. Susan B. Sinnott, Penn State
26 Feb

Dr. Susan B. Sinnott, Professor and Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University. Computational methods...

What is Grad School? Options, Funding, Big Picture
26 Feb

Allan Davis, assistant dean in the College Office, will be hosting a workshop called "What is Grad School? Options, Funding, Big Picture" on Tuesday,...

How to Get Published
26 Feb

Even though academic publishing, traditional publishing, and self-publishing and the writing material associated with each have very different practices,...

Monday, February 26 | 4:00 PM
Interdisciplinary Emerging Research Lecture Series: Find the Link with Sheng Ran
26 Feb

Join us for the first in our emerging research in interdisciplinary fields lecture series with Sheng Ran. More details to be announced soon.

Monday, February 26 | 4:00 PM
Crunden Martin building (image courtesy of David Dowell)
26 Feb

David Dowell will deliver the annual Historic Preservation Lecture on Monday, February 26, 2024. Dowell has been a partner at architecture firm El Dorado for...

Congress and Justice: A Conversation from the Front Lines with Carlos Uriarte.
26 Feb

“Congress and Justice: A Conversation from the Front Lines with Carlos Uriarte.” Carlos Felipe Uriarte, AB '02 will join us to share his experiences at...

Middle East / North Africa Film Series - Session One: 'Wadjda'
26 Feb

Join us for the first session of the Spring 2024 Middle East / North Africa (MENA) Film Series. "Wadjda" (2012 / 98 min.) - Directed by Haifaa...

Monday, February 26 | 6:00 PM
Middle East / North Africa Film Series - Session One: Wadjda
26 Feb

Join us for the first session of the Spring 2024 Middle East / North Africa (MENA) Film Series. Wadjda (2012 / 98 min.) - Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour "An...

Monday, February 26 | 6:00 PM

Monday, February 26