Art & Architecture

Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library – Temporary Summer 2019 Closure

By Jennifer Akins on May 8, 2019

UPDATE June 19, 2019: The plaza demolition above the library is now complete. However, the Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library will need to remain closed until early July, weather permitting, due to ramp demolition that will begin earlier than originally anticipated. This means that we shoul...

Exhibit: Mapping the Missouri River Valley

By Jennifer Akins on April 10, 2019

Mapping the Missouri River Valley Fourteen books combine to form a multi-layered, non-metrical expression of the Missouri River watershed, called the Valley Map. MLA STUDIOS IV and VI Studio Instructor: Rod Barnett TA: Nona Davitaia Where: Hall cases, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library When...

The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète

By Jennifer Akins on February 28, 2019

    The Open Collection – TOC04: Concrète The fourth edition of The Open Collection—TOC04: Concrète—explores the materiality of language through works in the collection from the international concrete poetry movement of the late 1950s and 1960s. Both an art and literary form, conc...

New this Spring: Instruction Request Form!

By Amanda on February 1, 2019

Interested in incorporating the library in your course? Check out the updated instruction page, including the new instruction request form! The library is developing an Instruction and Information Literacy Program dedicated to helping faculty incorporate meaningful information literacy skills and...

Humanities Research Hub: Workshop Series for Graduate Students in the Humanities

By Brian Vetruba on August 29, 2018

This fall, the Libraries will be holding a series of workshops specifically designed for advanced graduate students in the Humanities. These workshops will bring together experts from across the Libraries and WU campus to provide students with strategies and tools for success. Participants will h...

NEW eREFERENCE- Brill’s Medieval Reference Library

By Joy on April 4, 2018

Brill’s Medieval Reference Library: Complete and unabridged online edition of print Brill encyclopedias: Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage, Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Encyclopedia of Medieval Dress and Textiles of the British Isles c. 450-1450...

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Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Aims to Improve Content on Women and the Arts

By Jody Mitori on March 8, 2018

In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10 percent of its contributors identify as women. In an effort to improve representation, the international campaign Art+Feminism was established to improve content on women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage women to partic...

Exhibition: “Bride of the Desert: An Exploration of Palmyra”

By Rose Miyatsu on February 26, 2018

The exhibition: “Bride of the Desert: An Exploration of Palmyra” will be on display at The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63108, March 2 – April 21, 2018.  This exhibition includes some photographs from the Russell Sturgis Photograph Collection in University Archives and book...

The Open Collection – TOC03: Plan STL

By Jennifer Akins on February 14, 2018

The Open Collection – TOC03: Plan STL The third edition of The Open Collection—TOC03: Plan STL—features a range of urban planning documents from the past century of St Louis planning history. Included are details from first comprehensive city plan of 1907 and its subsequent iterations in 19...