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Wednesday, April 24

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
24 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.
24 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
24 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
24 Apr

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

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
24 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.
24 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
24 Apr

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

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
24 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
24 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
24 Apr

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

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
24 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...

Workshop: Getting it done – finishing your book
24 Apr

Your book is under contract, you are almost done, your deadline is looming. But you were distracted by the semester, committee work got in the way, or you...

Wednesday, April 24 | 12:00 PM
Student Sunrise project logo
24 Apr

Workday offers several tools to help students stay on track to graduation. Meet students where they are in the moments that matter with academic planning in...

Wednesday, April 24 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
AFAS Senior Showcase
24 Apr

Each year, graduating majors present the research topics they have worked on throughout the academic year. Join us in celebrating our graduates and their...

Wednesday, April 24 | 3:00 PM
A preview of the designed paperback student anthology, featuring the WashU bunny
24 Apr

The Creating Writing Cafe (CWC) is hosting a celebration of creative writing on campus. Students will be reading portions of their work, and a paperback...

Wednesday, April 24 | 7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 24