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Friday, March 1

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
01 Mar

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...

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

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
01 Mar

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.
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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.
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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

Friday, March 1 | 9:00 AM
Civil Society Brunch: "Making Rulers Our Equals"
01 Mar

Claudio López-Guerra (University of Richmond) will present a talk entitled "Making Rulers Our Equals" at 10am, with brunch served from 9:30am. This public...

Data Cleaning with Python
01 Mar

Data can be messy. Researchers commonly lament the amount of time spent preparing data before any analysis can take place. Potential steps for preparing or...

Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
01 Mar

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

Friday, March 1 | 10:00 AM
DT Coffee Hours on the Medical Campus
01 Mar

Curious about WashU’s new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital Transformation lead, and the...

Friday, March 1 | 10:30 AM
Ravi Mangal
01 Mar

Ravi Mangal Postdoctoral Researcher Cylab Carnegie Mellon University As deep neural networks (DNNs) demonstrate growing capabilities to solve complex...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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
01 Mar

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...

Fulbright Creative and Performing Arts Grant March Info Session
01 Mar

The Center for the Literary Arts will host two workshops for students interested in applying for a Fulbright Creative and Performing Arts Grant during the...

Kemper Unplugged
01 Mar

Take a break in your day to hear Washington University faculty and students from the Department of Music, Arts & Sciences, in intimate chamber music and...

Save the Dates: Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society (WPES)
01 Mar

Save these dates for our upcoming Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society series: February 9th, 12pm-1:30pm in the Weidenbaum CenterFebruary 16th,...

Friday, March 1 | 12:00 PM
Promotional image for the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy, featuring a grid of photos of artists and artwork.
01 Mar

Join Gephardt Institute staff in this information session about the Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy. The Atkin Residency in the Art of Democracy...

Friday, March 1 | 2:00 PM
Maxwell R. Adolphson
01 Mar

Optimization and Applications of Whispering Gallery Mode Microbubble Resonators Abstract: Optical biosensors are frontrunners for rapid and real-time...

Stop! Shakespeare, Boal and the Italian Spect-actor
01 Mar

During a time when many “England First” nationalists thought a “pure” national identity could be created by purging the nation of Italian influence,...

Jeffrey T Fort Neuroscience Research Building at Washington University with St. Louis skyline and arch in background
01 Mar

The Advancing Neuroscience seminar series at Washington University is a bi-weekly showcase of exciting research happening at Washington University in the...

Friday, March 1 | 3:30 PM
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The Winter's Tale
01 Mar

Once upon a time . . . King Leontes of Sicilia accused his childhood friend King Polixenes of Bohemia of seducing his wife. His jealousy was groundless and...

Friday, March 1 | 7:30 PM

Friday, March 1