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Wednesday, April 10

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
10 Apr

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.
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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.
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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.
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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

WashU Giving Day
10 Apr

Washington University will host Giving Day on April 10, 2024. During this 24-hour fundraising blitz, we’ll celebrate the countless reasons to love and...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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
10 Apr

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...

Steering Textual Reasoning with Explanations
10 Apr

Xi Ye PhD Candidate Department of Computer Science University of Texas at Austin Large language models (LLMs) have significantly extended the boundaries...

2024 Confluence Symposium and Award Ceremony
10 Apr

On April 10, WashU faculty members and their community partners will be elevated and recognized for their innovative and impactful research and for their...

Wednesday, April 10 | 1:00 PM
Exploring Educational Excellence: Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awardee Roundtable Series
10 Apr

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning for an illuminating exploration into the art and science of teaching excellence as we bring together a...

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:00 PM
Physics Colloquium on Tailoring light-matter interaction in moiré superlattice
10 Apr

The moiré superlattice serves as an elegant testament to how quantum mechanical principles can be harnessed to control material properties at atomic...

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:00 PM
Dinner & Dialogue: 'Open Borders and the Right to Exclude'
10 Apr

Discussants: Zachary Bowersox (Political Science) and Akshan deAlwis (Philosophy) Moderator: Ron Mallon (Philosophy) Can a nation be morally obligated to...

Wednesday, April 10