Library Blogs and Events

Events + Workshops

  • October 1 – 29, 2017
  • Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library -exterior hall cases

Through October, the exhibit Fieldnotes Study is on display in all three hall cases of the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library. Students in Micah Stanek’s Modern & Contemporary Landscape Architecture (LAND 574) course read a designed landscape (Forest Park) by walking, looking and drawing. Taking note of how their bodies relate to the space, their path […]

  • Oct 12 – Nov 12, 2017
  • Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library, Kemper Museum Building, ground floor

  The Open Collection —TOC02.3: Serially Un[Boxed] The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. From limited edition series to out-of-print volumes, the Art Special Collections holdings offer unique access to over 3000 media artifacts. In an effort to make this collection more […]

  • October 24, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • Olin Library, Room 142

As part of the Library Faculty Book Talk series, Paul Steinbeck will discuss Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of Chicago (University Of Chicago Press). In his book, Steinbeck gives the first history and the first in-depth study of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.  […]

  • November 3, 2017 • 7:30 PM
  • Brown Hall

Washington University Libraries and Cinema St. Louis present “Tell Them We Are Rising” as part of the Henry Hampton Film Series. The documentary explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in American history, culture and national identity. The free screening will be followed by a discussion with co-director and co-producer […]

  • November 4 – 5, 2017
  • Missouri History Museum and Washington University’s Brown Auditorium

Presented as part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, “Mean Streets” includes screenings of narrative and documentary works that address the strong intersections between racial divisions and urban spaces. “Whose Streets?,” “Copwatch,” “In the Heat of the Night,” and “For Akheem” are among the films scheduled. “Mean Streets” is a collaboration between Cinema St. […]

  • November 10 – 12, 2017
  • Missouri History Museum, Washington University’s Brown Auditorium and St. Louis Public Library

Presented as part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, “Mean Streets” includes screenings of narrative and documentary works that address the strong intersections between racial divisions and urban spaces. “Whose Streets?,” “Copwatch,” “In the Heat of the Night,” and “For Akheem” are among the films scheduled. “Mean Streets” is a collaboration between Cinema St. […]

  • November 10, 2017 • 7:30 PM
  • Brown Hall

Director Jake Gorst follows internationally recognized artist and scholar Buzz Spector during one month in the winter of 2007 as he teaches a class of Cornell University art students how to use books as art-making material and to think about the values that reading and collecting books contribute to society. Presented by Washington University Libraries. […]

  • November 12, 2017 • 6 PM
  • The Stage at KDHX, 3524 Washington Boulevard

Washington University Libraries present Rawstock, a free archival screening night celebrating the educational films of yesteryear. Free and open to the Public. Presented as part of the St. Louis International Festival. For more information click here.

  • November 28, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • Olin Library, Room 142

As part of the Library Faculty Book Talk series, Edward McPherson will discuss The History of the Future  (Coffee House Press), his book of essays on American places and the space between history, experience, and myth. McPherson is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of two previous […]

  • December 13, 2017 • 1 PM – 5 PM
  • Olin Library, Level 1

Final paper or project coming up? Join us for the Fall Write-In. Writing Center staff and librarians will be available for help, and refreshments will be served.