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Sunday, July 21

Bouquet of Books
21 Jul

Flower language, also known as floriography, is the use of flowers to convey meanings. It has been used for thousands of years and often shows up in...

Celestial Navigation by Karen Hanmer; Locus by Macy Chadwick; and A True & Exact History by Sonia Farmer.
21 Jul

Charting Liminality showcases artist books that use cartographic, or map drawing, imagery to navigate the vagueness and uncertainty inherent in moments of...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
21 Jul

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

Re-Drawn: Pictures, Plots & Portrayals from Special Collections
21 Jul

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...

Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
21 Jul

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
21 Jul

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
21 Jul

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
21 Jul

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
21 Jul

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...

Sunday, July 21