What’s with the tam?

What’s with the tam?

A tam is the distinctive head covering typically worn in academic celebrations. Here’s a look at the specially designed custom tams created for the inauguration of Andrew D. Martin by Meredith Liu, a senior fashion major in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Art, poetry and ‘Momentum’

Art, poetry and ‘Momentum’

Learn about how poet Paul Tran and more than a dozen artists, illustrators and designers are preparing for the inauguration of Andrew D. Martin as 15th chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis.
WashU Spaces: Kuehner Court

WashU Spaces: Kuehner Court

More than 5,000 plants form a literal wall of green that rises 30 feet in the air. Welcome to the Kuehner Court, located in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ new Anabeth and John Weil Hall. The new space will be dedicated Oct. 2 as part of Washington University’s east end dedication.
‘Ai Weiwei: Bare Life’ opens Sept. 28

‘Ai Weiwei: Bare Life’ opens Sept. 28

The newly expanded and renovated Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will reopen to the public Sept. 28 with “Ai Weiwei: Bare Life,” a major exhibition collecting dozens of artworks by the renowned Chinese dissident artist and activist.
Ai Weiwei Q&A tickets available Aug. 29

Ai Weiwei Q&A tickets available Aug. 29

The Kemper Art Museum will present more than a dozen events this fall relating to the exhibition “Ai Weiwei: Bare Life.” Tickets to a Sept. 26 Q&A with the world renowned artist and activist will be available to museum members and students beginning Aug. 29.
‘A harmonious part of a greater whole’

‘A harmonious part of a greater whole’

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will dedicate its new William A. Bernoudy Architecture Studio, thanks to a $1.5 million gift from the Gertrude & William A. Bernoudy Foundation. Located within Anabeth and John Weil Hall, the 6,580-square-foot space will provide state-of-the-art facilities for the school’s nationally ranked Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design.
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