25Apr

Risky Refuges: Gay and Lesbian Bars in St. Louis, 1930s–1960s

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018 • 7:00 pm
  • AT&T Multipurpose Room, Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room, Missouri History Museum April 25, 2018  | 7:00 PM In the middle of the 20th century, St. Louis’s gay and lesbian bars were risky refuges. In a city that was often hostile to LGBTQ people, these drinking establishments offered their customers a vital space to meet, mingle, and build community. However, these  bars […]

27Apr

Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest

  • Friday, April 27, 2018

Dwell in Other Futures is a two-day festival of art and ideas that explores the collisions of race, urbanism and futurism, providing a platform for alternate visions for the St. Louis to come.

28Apr

Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018

Dwell in Other Futures is a two-day festival of art and ideas that explores the collisions of race, urbanism and futurism, providing a platform for alternate visions for the St. Louis to come.

28Apr

Film Screening: The Color of Medicine

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018 • 6:00 pm
  • Simon Hall 01 (May Auditorium)

From 1937 to its closing in 1979, Homer G. Phillips Hospital served as the premier institution for Black doctors and nurses throughout the country. The Color of Medicine chronicles the rise and fall of this iconic institution.

1May

Twilight Tuesdays: A Tribute to New Edition by Project X

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 • 6:00 pm
  • Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

North Lawn, Missouri History Museum  May 1, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Twilight Tuesdays Concert Series | View all series dates Get ready for another great season with Twilight Tuesdays, the Missouri History Museum’s popular, free outdoor concert series. Twilight Tuesdays takes place on the front lawn and offers spectacular musical lineups each year. […]

3May

Momenta Quartet featuring a World Premiere by Christopher Stark

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018 • 7:30 pm
  • E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center

The New York City-based quartet has premiered over 100 works, collaborated with over 120 living composers and was praised by The New York Times for its “diligence, curiosity and excellence.” In the words of The New Yorker’s Alex Ross, “few American players assume Haydn’s idiom with such ease.”

15May

“Oh Freedom After While: The Missouri Sharecropper Protest Of 1939”

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 • 12:00 pm
  • AT&T Multipurpose Room, Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

May 15, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:00pm AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room, Missouri History Museum  History On The Side | View all series dates Set in the Missouri Bootheel, this film follows the story of a community of black and white sharecroppers who occupy a state highway to draw attention to their desperate conditions. This program is part of […]

16May

Lavender Graduation Ceremony

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 • 3:00 pm
  • Holmes Lounge, Washington University in St. Louis

The Lavender Recognition ceremony honors the achievements and contributions of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer students and their allies.

5Oct

James E. McLeod Memorial Lecture on Higher Education

  • Friday, October 5, 2018 • 3:00 pm
  • Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall

Cathy Davidson, cofounding director of HASTAC, is Distinguished Professor of English and Founding Director of the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center, CUNY