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Saturday, April 20

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
20 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.
20 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
20 Apr

Drawing from the Washington University Wulfing Collection of ancient coins and from private collectors, the Coins Across Time exhibition examines aspects of...

Commuter Challenge
20 Apr

Join us for the April 2024 Commuter Challenge! This campus-wide challenge celebrates, supports and encourages the use of sustainable transportation at WashU....

Photo from the Missouri Historical Society.
20 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
20 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
20 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.
20 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
20 Apr

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

HSR Collaborative Seminar with Caitlin McMurtry
20 Apr

The Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy & Economics Research merged our monthly meetings (formerly known as CHEPAR) with the Center for...

Saturday, April 20 | 9:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
20 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
20 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
20 Apr

In coordination with the exhibition Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present, the artist Kahlil Robert Irving selected a series of contemporary video...

ThurtenE Carnival
20 Apr

Organized by ThurtenE Honorary, ThurtenE Carnival is the nation’s oldest and largest student-run carnival held at Washington University in St. Louis every...

Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 AM
Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
20 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...

Cry It Out
20 Apr

Cry It Out Presented by the Performing Arts Department Written by Molly Smith Metzler Directed by Andrea Urice April 18, 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m. April 20 &...

WashU Pride Alumni Network Reception at Reunion
20 Apr

Join the WashU Pride Alumni Network (WUpan) for our annual reception during WashU Reunion. Whether you are celebrating a WashU class reunion or not, join us...

Black Alumni Council Day Party at Reunion
20 Apr

Join the Black Alumni Council for our third annual Day Party at Reunion. We'll have some of our favorite board, card, and yard games on hand. Whether you're...

Katie Chan, senior minor recital, harp
20 Apr

Program: Preludes by Marcel Tournier II. Pas trop vite III. Lent Tango from Suite of Eight Dances by Carlos Salzedo Two Medieval Dances by...

ST. LOUIS: La Comunidad Reception at Reunion
20 Apr

Join La Comunidad for our annual reception at WashU Reunion! Reconnect and mingle with LatinX alumni and friends and learn about ways to get involved with...

Saturday, April 20 | 3:00 PM
Cry It Out
20 Apr

Cry It Out Presented by the Performing Arts Department Written by Molly Smith Metzler Directed by Andrea Urice April 18, 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m. April 20 &...

Saturday, April 20