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Friday, April 12

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
12 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.
12 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
12 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.
12 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
12 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
12 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.
12 Apr

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

Stories that Win Symposium
12 Apr

Stories that Win is a transdisciplinary project deploying computational text analysis to analyze the structure and content of origin stories, be these...

Friday, April 12 | 12:00 AM
Student Dance Showcase: A Picnic in the Park
12 Apr

Student Dance Showcase presents "A Picnic in the Park", a performance consisting of nine different works in nine different styles. April 12 and 13 at 7:00...

The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
12 Apr

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

Alan (Al) W. Weimer, Melvin E. and Virginia M. Clark Professor
12 Apr

Alan (Al) W. Weimer, Melvin E. and Virginia M. Clark Professor Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering University of Colorado From Laboratory...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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...

Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics Symposium
12 Apr

Join us for the annual Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics (I2DB) scientific symposium. This year, we continue to explore the power of...

Save the Dates: Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society (WPES)
12 Apr

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

Friday, April 12 | 12:00 PM
Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society: Lisa Wedeen
12 Apr

Our Workshop on Politics, Ethics, and Society will be hearing from Professor Lisa Wedeen, the Mary R. Morton Distinguished Service Professor of Political...

Friday, April 12 | 12:00 PM
Imaging Sciences Pathway Retreat
12 Apr

You are cordially invited to attend the annual Imaging Sciences Pathway (ISP) Retreat. Over the years, the Imaging Science Pathway Retreat has proven to be...

Picture of Event Title and Event Hosts
12 Apr

PAD alum and Broadway actor, Sathya Sridharan ('09), and Juilliard alumni, actor, and teacher Paton Ashbrook will lead a movement workshop that will...

2024 WashULaw Distinguished Alumni Awards & 50th Anniversary of the Clinical Education Program
12 Apr

Friday, April 12, 2024 Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MCLE – Daniel Harawa, Professor of Clinical Law and Director of...

The Rise and Fall of the Azmaribet: Traditional Music and Urban Imaginaries in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
12 Apr

In 1992 Ethiopia’s transitional government dissolved a curfew that prevented gathering at night for nearly 17 years. In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city,...

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

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

Friday, April 12 | 3:30 PM
Human Revelations Art Exhibit
12 Apr

Join us for the opening of Human Revelations, a solo art exhibition by BFA junior, Bei Qi, on April 12th from 5 to 7 PM in Wilson Hall 1 & 2 floor. The...

Friday, April 12 | 5:00 PM
All Student Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland
12 Apr

WashU's outdoor, student run theater group, All Student Theatre, will be putting on "Alice in Wonderland," by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus, adapted...

Friday, April 12