Nationally renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars will discuss their work as part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ fall Public Lecture Series and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s “In Conversation” series. Events begin Sept. 12 with art historian Natilee Harren, followed by MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Walter J. Hood, landscape designer for the International African American Museum Sept. 26. Combined, the series will feature 18 virtual presentations.
Acclaimed artist and author D.B. Dowd discusses art, politics and his new book, “A is for Autocrat.”
Each year since 1929, students at Washington University in St. Louis have organized a fully choreographed fashion design show. On May 9, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will present the 91st Annual Fashion Design Show on Youtube and Instagram TV.
The Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts have announced a new effort to support creative workers in the St. Louis area who are facing significant financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc with the academic conference schedule, the daily online colloquium “Music Scholarship at a Distance,” co-founded by Washington University’s Paula Harper, has emerged as an important venue for musicologists to continue sharing their work.
Todd Decker and Kelly Daniel-Decker launched the Department of Music’s new “Musical Postcards” video series with an intimate living room performance of the Gershwin classic “Love is Here to Stay.”
Ten brave men board four wooden skiffs for a pioneering journey across the vast, uncharted American West. Except that sites they discover are well known to countless generations of native peoples. And the rivers they float are theatrical sets. And the men on the boats are not men.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Daniel Spoerri recruited dozens of leading artists to create and edition nearly 50 transformable, participatory artworks as multiples — a term Spoerri helped to coin. This spring, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present “Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art,” the first major U.S. exhibition to survey the entirety of Spoerri’s pioneering project.
Acclaimed baritone Eric Owens and renowned pianist Jeremy Denk will join forces Dec. 8 for a recital of Franz Schubert’s beloved “Die Winterreise” as part of Washington University’s Great Artists Series.
In this video, acclaimed dissident artist Ai Weiwei ruminates about his life, his approach to art-making and his new exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.