A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School

Events

Thursday, May 2

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
02 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.
02 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
02 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
02 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.
02 May

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

Reading and Exams
02 May

Fall reading and exams.

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

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

8th Annual Wealth and Asset Management Conference
02 May

Wealth & Asset Management Conference: Join scholars, industry experts and other students for the 2024 Wealth & Asset Management Research Conference, one of...

WashU Farmers Market
02 May

The WashU School of Medicine Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm. During the spring, summer, and fall, the market will take place...

Thursday, May 2 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
02 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
02 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...

Space Mapping: Video Art Series
02 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
02 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...

Short Film Showcase Screening Event: FILM 225: Making Movies I
02 May

Final film showcase screening that represents the art and essential techniques of short form digital filmmaking process including an introduction to writing...

Thursday, May 2 | 5:00 PM
Twilight Thursdays Concert Series
02 May

May ushers in the long-awaited return of concert season at the Missouri History Museum! This popular, free outdoor concert series takes place on our newly...

What Religion Offers Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities of Christianity and Islam in Contemporary America
02 May

As religion’s hold on American public life has weakened in the past couple of decades, political polarization and ideological extremism have risen...

Thursday, May 2