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Monday, February 5

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
05 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
05 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.
05 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
05 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.
05 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...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
05 Feb

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...

Legacy of Fandom: Introducing the Levey Family Collection on Sports and Culture
05 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
05 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.
05 Feb

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

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

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

Monday, February 5 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
05 Feb

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

Monday, February 5 | 10:00 AM
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
05 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...

'Every Good Boy Does Fine,' a conversation with pianist and author Jeremy Denk
05 Feb

Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public MacArthur “Genius” Grant–winning pianist Jeremy Denk will discuss his New York Times...

Open Classroom | Art Is My Voice
05 Feb

cbabi bayoc is an internationally renowned St. Louis based visual arBst, muralist, and New York Times Best Selling illustrator for Good Night Racism authored...

Monday, February 5 | 12:30 PM
Hillman Hall
Stream Available
TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Python
05 Feb

This six-session course will provide participants with a basic foundation in the Python programming language that can be built upon through more specialized...

Dr. Francisco Lagunas Vargas, Argonne National Laboratory
05 Feb

Francisco Lagunas Vargas, Postdoctoral Appointee, Argonne National Laboratory. Low-dimensional materials are promising candidates for a variety of...

Monday, February 5