Events

2017 Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon St. Louis

By Jennifer Akins on March 3, 2017

  Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity, however, is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an increasingly important repository...

Music Moved the Movement: Reena Evers-Everette and David (Dave) Dennis Sr.

By Alison Carrick on February 2, 2017

As part of the “Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues” project, the National Blues Museum is hosting “A Conversation with Reena Evers-Everette and David (Dave) Dennis Sr.: Inside the Civil Rights Movement.” Dennis is the CEO and director of the Southern Initiative of The Algebra Pr...

RAWSTOCK: Afterschool Special Edition

By Jody Mitori on April 15, 2016

The Washington University Libraries presents RAWSTOCK, a FREE archival screening night celebrating the educational films of yesteryear. With bingo & prizes! For any questions, contact the Film & Media Archive at wufilmarchives@wumail.wustl.edu or 314-935-8679, or RSVP via Facebook.

Gallows with Lightning Rod: A Talk by Ryan Standfest

By Andrea Degener on February 23, 2016

On Thursday, March 3, artist and publisher Ryan Standfest will lecture at Olin Library’s Gingko Room at 5:00. Standfest is editor of ROTLAND PRESS, a small publishing house located in Detroit (founded 2010). The Press issues printed projects that promote subversive humor— be it black, dark, gallo...

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

By Alison Carrick on February 12, 2016

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise With co-director Rita Coburn Whack March 24, 2016 – 7:00 pm Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum Join us for a free screening presented by the Washington University Libraries, Cinema St. Louis, and the Missouri History Museum as part of the Henry Hampton Fi...

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon St. Louis

By Jennifer Akins on February 5, 2016

We’re excited to announce that an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon will be held March 5, 12:00pm -5:00pm at the Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library! Please join us for a fun, inclusive one-day event to bring together diverse communities to create and improve Wikipedia articles related ...

MGHL Welcomes the Walt Reed Illustration Archive

By MGHL Staff on November 8, 2013

We have some exciting news to share! We’re shouting it from the balconies … January 1, 1932 Vogue cover by Eric And calling everybody we know … November 1, 1902 Colliers cover by Edward Penfield We’ll travel all over just to get the word out … 1973 Corvette advertise...

MGHL at NARA’s Preservation Road Show

By MGHL Staff on July 10, 2012

This week from July 10-12, the National Archives in St. Louis is hosting a Preservation Road Show. This event is free and open to the public and will include workshops, demonstrations, and a panel discussion all aimed at providing instruction and techniques to help you preserve your family or per...