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Wednesday, March 27

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
27 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.
27 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
27 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.
27 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
27 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
27 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.
27 Mar

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

The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
27 Mar

This Glaser Gallery exhibit, "The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine," is on display on...

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

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

Wednesday, March 27 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
27 Mar

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

Wednesday, March 27 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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
27 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...

Jocelyn Chen
27 Mar

Jocelyn (Qiaochu) Chen Ph.D. Candidate University of Texas at Austin In today’s data-rich world, there is a growing need for tools that can help people...

Wednesday, March 27 | 11:30 AM
Judge Darrell Missey, Director of Children’s Division at Missouri Department of Social Services
27 Mar

Uncover the truth behind the significant number of calls to the Missouri Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline, which, contrary to common belief, often do not...

Wednesday, March 27 | 12:00 PM
Is This Information Common Knowledge? Knowing When to Cite Sources
27 Mar

Do I need to cite that the United States landed on the moon in 1969? Is it necessary to cite a popular song that everyone knows? Come learn what information...

WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club: 'Margaret the First'
27 Mar

Join us for the March book club to discuss Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton. Written by Washington University in St. Louis professor Danielle Dutton,...

Wednesday, March 27 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
2024 McDonnell Distinguished Lectures: Exploring the Axion-Sector with X-ray Astronomy
27 Mar

Many of the best motivated extensions of the Standard Model of Particle Physics, including String Theories, predict the existence of “axions” and low-mass...

Wednesday, March 27 | 4:30 PM
Steven Gunn and Frank Lovett
27 Mar

What restitution is owed to victims of land injustice? Can changes in circumstances ever supersede the injustice of continued possession of wrongfully...

Humanitarian Danger and Palestinian Life in Gaza
27 Mar

The Anthropology Department; Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies Department; and Center for the Humanities invite you to join us for a talk presented...

Wednesday, March 27 | 5:00 PM
Black Sex: Past, Present, Future Virtual Roundtable
27 Mar

The African & African American Studies Department's Intellectual Life committee is hosting another insightful roundtable with distinguished individuals,...

Wednesday, March 27 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event
SAVE THE DATE: Black Sex: Past, Present, Future Virtual Roundtable
27 Mar

Save the date! The African & African American Studies Department's Intellectual Life committee is hosting another insightful roundtable with distinguished...

Wednesday, March 27 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 27