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Saturday, March 30

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
30 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.
30 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
30 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.
30 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
30 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
30 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.
30 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
30 Mar

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

IDEACon - DEI Reimagined: A Career Symposium on Inclusion & Equity for Young People
30 Mar

IDEACon is not just another conference—it's a movement. By focusing on diversity, innovation, and social equity, we are preparing young leaders to make a...

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

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

Saturday, March 30 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
30 Mar

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

Saturday, March 30 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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...

'Carnaval' Pre-Show Networking Reception
30 Mar

You're invited! Join La Comunidad and SOMOS WashU as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Carnaval with a pre-show networking reception. The reception will...

Tour de Museo en Español
30 Mar

José Garza, coordinador de programas académicos del museo, los invitan a un tour en español de las exhibiciónes Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to...

Holy Week: Easter Vigil
30 Mar

Join us for Easter Vigil, part of Holy Week at the CSC.

Campus Creamery Anniversary
30 Mar

For our one year anniversay, everyone is invited, but everything's free for students! Just bring your student ID and get a free mini ice cream, regular ice...

Saturday, March 30 | 8:00 PM

Saturday, March 30