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Wednesday, March 6

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
06 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.
06 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
06 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.
06 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
06 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
06 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.
06 Mar

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
06 Mar

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
06 Mar

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

Wednesday, March 6 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
06 Mar

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

Wednesday, March 6 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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...

Woman and Diverse Owned Business Marketplace (Medical Campus)
06 Mar

Celebrate Women's History Month and meet local diverse-owned St. Louis businesses for a Marketplace event on WashU's campus. We will welcome 40+ vendors...

A Conversation with Salwa Abu Ghali in Jenin
06 Mar

David Warren will be hosting NaTakallam and Salwa Abu Ghali. Salwa considers herself a cultural ambassador for Palestine to the world, and loves passing on...

Wednesday, March 6 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium: From Kepler to the Habitable Worlds Observatory: The Emerging Picture of Planet Populations
06 Mar

The NASA Kepler mission has provided its final planet candidate catalogue, the K2 mission has contributed another four years’ worth of data, and the NASA...

Wednesday, March 6 | 3:00 PM
2024 Mark S. Wrighton Research Award on Aging 3MT Competition
06 Mar

Watch doctoral candidates battle it out in a Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition for the Mark S. Wrighton Award on Aging. The 3MT® is an academic...

An Evening with Gerald Early, 'Reconceiving the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Black Baseball Exhibit'
06 Mar

Join us for this event co-hosted by the WashU Alumni Association and Arts & Sciences. Professor Early will discuss his work as a consultant to the National...

Wednesday, March 6 | 5:30 PM
WashU Climate Change Community: St. Louis Happy Hour
06 Mar

Join us for an exciting gathering of like-minded WashU community members who are dedicated to combatting climate change and environmental issues. We invite...

Wednesday, March 6