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Friday, May 10

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
10 May

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 May

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 May

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

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
10 May

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 May

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

Re-Drawn: Pictures, Plots & Portrayals from Special Collections
10 May

The Re-Drawn exhibition presents materials curated by the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration and Visual Culture (MFA-IVC) students as a part of their...

The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
10 May

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

Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar on Mysteries of relativistic AGN jets
10 May

Powerful relativistic jets are observed in certain AGN, in particular blazars and radio galaxies. Launched magneto-centrifugally from the environs of...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
10 May

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 May

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...

Slingshot: 2024 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition
10 May

Slingshot: 2024 MFA in Visual Art Thesis Exhibition features thesis projects by the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art candidates in the 2024 graduating class...

Space Mapping: Video Art Series
10 May

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
10 May

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...

McKelvey Engineering PhD Hooding Ceremony & Reception
10 May

Join us as we celebrate the Class of 2024 and our PhD graduates. Reception immediately following at 2:30 p.m. Policy Changes for 2024 Commencement: WashU...

Graduate Hooding & Recognition Ceremony
10 May

Each May our master's and doctoral degree recipients gather with their family, faculty, and peers in a heartfelt celebration of achievement. The next Arts &...

Friday, May 10 | 3:00 PM
Jeffrey T Fort Neuroscience Research Building at Washington University with St. Louis skyline and arch in background
10 May

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

Short Film Showcase Screening Event: FILM 333: Making Movies II & FILM 311: Documentary Production
10 May

Final film showcase that represents the art and essential techniques of intermediate digital filmmaking. Both narrative and documentary work from Spring 2024...

Friday, May 10 | 5:00 PM

Friday, May 10