Blogs and Events

Events + Workshops

  • Jan 12 – Feb 19, 2016

Come see a selection of Irma Boom-designed books in the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library interior case by MFA student worker, Brittany Jasin. “Since opening her own printing studio in 1991, Dutch Designer Irma Boom has created over 200 books. Each book created has presence and every element is obsessed over. How the book will […]

  • Jan 19 – May 6, 2016
  • Olin Library, Ginkgo Reading Room

A Modern Graphic History Library exhibit has been installed in the Ginkgo Room at Olin Library featuring illustrations from the Jazz Age. The reproductions on display feature illustrators John Held Jr., Henry Raleigh, Nell Brinkley, Georges Lepape, Władysław Teodor “W.T.” Benda and others. The illustrations are from the Walt Reed Illustration Archive, Charles Craver Collection […]

  • February 1 – 15, 2016
  • Olin Library, Level A, Arc Lab

Explore a variety of topics at our Research Studios, free workshops presented by University Libraries staff for students, faculty and staff. Find out more and register.

  • February 11, 2016 • 11:30 AM – 6 PM
  • Umrath Hall

The Center for the Humanities, the Washington University Libraries, and the Assembly Series will present the 2016 Faculty Book Celebration on February 11. Christiane Gruber, Associate Professor, History of Art, at the University of Michigan, will deliver the keynote speech at 4:00 p.m. in Umrath Lounge. Gruber will give a talk entitled “The Praiseworthy One: Devotional Images […]

  • March 5, 2016 • 12 PM – 5 PM
  • Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library

Please join us on Saturday, March 5 for the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. The event will take place at the Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library from 12:00-5:00 p.m. At this inclusive, one-day happening, you’ll take part in the creation and improvement of Wikipedia articles related to women in the arts. The event is hosted by the WU Libraries and open to the […]