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Browning Hall

Browning Hall, Arcade Building Recognized for Design, Architecture

October 03, 2017

Webster University's two most recent major construction projects have been recognized for their quality of design. Browning Hall, the Interdisciplinary Science Building, was recognized for its design excellence this year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) St. Louis Chapter. The Arcade Building, home of Webster University’s Gateway Campus, was named the "best conversion or renovation project" by the St. Louis Business Journal.

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up and down right

UP and DOWN RIGHT: Arcade Exhibit Opens Dec. 2

November 28, 2016

The Webster University Department of Art, Design and Art History presents UP & DOWN RIGHT, featuring Natalie Baldeon, Thomas Wharton and Brian Zimmerman. The opening reception for this exhibition will be Friday, Dec. 2, in the Webster University Arcade Contemporary Art Projects Gallery, which is located Webster University Gateway Campus in the Arcade Building at 812 Olive Street, St. Louis MO 63101.

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After Orlando: An International Theatre Action

Gateway Campus Hosts 'After Orlando: An International Theatre Action'

September 29, 2016

Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts is proud to participate in “After Orlando: An International Theatre Action” in response to the tragic shooting at Pulse Night Club earlier this year. With its event on Thursday, Oct. 13, Webster University joins a long list of national and international theatre companies and schools that are sponsoring readings of new plays commissioned in remembrance of the victims. The project was conceived by Missing Bolts Productions and the NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press in New York City.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, extended campus, community engagement, gateway campus, global, webster life, webster today

rendered invisible

'Rendered Visible' Curated Exhibit Addresses Incarceration, Justice System

September 28, 2016

An opening reception for "Rendered Visible" will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Arcade Contemporary Art Projects located at Webster University’s Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. "Rendered Visible" is a curated exhibit of works by seven artists addressing the topic of American incarceration and the justice system.

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President Stroble and Rep. Lacy Clay of the 1st congressional district

Gateway Campus Arcade Hosts 16th Congressional Art Competition

May 02, 2016

President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble joined Congressman William Lacy Clay on April 29 to honor 36 outstanding young high school artists representing 11 high schools in Missouri's 1st congressional district at the 16th annual Congressional Art Competition. This is the 16th year that Clay has hosted the Congressional Art Competition, and for the first time it was held in the gallery of the historic Arcade Building at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis.

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This year's BFA exhibition debuts at the Arcade Museum at the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis.

BFA Exhibition Opening Reception April 29

April 27, 2016

The BFA Exhibition is an opportunity for the bachelor of fine arts majors emphasizing in both Studio Art and in Graphic Design to display their senior thesis work. This year the Department of Art, Design and Art History is excited to debut the exhibition at The Arcade Museum Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The opening reception is Friday, April 29, 7-10 p.m. The Cecille R. Hunt Memorial Award for BFA in Art and the W. John Hilgert Award will be awarded that evening.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, art design and art history, students, art, gateway campus, arcade building, webster life, webster today

The Gorlok Grind Cafe is on the ground floor of the Arcade Building.

Gorlok Grind Cafe Grand Opening March 29

March 28, 2016

The Gorlok Grind, the new bookstore and coffee shop at the Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis, is open for business and will hold a grand opening Tuesday, March 29. Giveaways and prize drawings throughout the day include a 20 percent discount on select items and refreshments. The Gorlok and Fredbird, the St. Louis Cardinals mascot, will be there for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. CJ Disck Jockey and Way Cool Balloons will be there from 4-6 p.m., when a drawing Cardinals tickets will be held.

tags: extended campus, gateway campus, arcade building, bookstore, webster life, webster today

In the News: Schuster on downtown; Students of Mt. Thelonious; Historic preservation speaker

March 16, 2016

Webster provost Julian Schuster was part of a St. Louis Business Journal roundtable discussing downtown developments like the Arcade Building, the Webster students who formed Mt. Thelonious were featured on St. Louis Public Radio, as was the latest guest speaker for the Department of Art, Design and Art History.

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The opening reception is Saturday, March 5, 6-9 p.m. at the Arcade Museum.

At the Arcade: Gary Passanise's 'Selected Works: 1996-2016'

March 02, 2016

Come see the newly opened Arcade Museum for the opening reception for Webster faculty member Gary Passanise's "Selected Paintings: 1996-2006," Saturday, March 5, 6-9 p.m. The show, which runs through April 16, is curated by Bruno David. owner and director of the Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis.

tags: college of fine arts, employee news, webster life, webster today, arcade, gateway campus, department of art design and art history

In the News: Stroble in Ingram's '50 Missourians,' KMOX on St. Louis

January 27, 2016

Webster University President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named to Ingram's "50 Missourians You Should Know," citing her advocacy for private colleges in the state. Separately, she was quoted in a KMOX-CBS Radio story about regional investment and commitment to downtown St. Louis after Webster re-opened the historic Arcade Building as home of its Gateway Campus.

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In the News: Arcade, Orlando, Qasem, Rodriguez, Smith

January 19, 2016

Recent news media coverage includes the Arcade Building opening, Islam Qasem's interview in Austrian newsmagazine Profil, Arnoldo Rodriguez on gas prices at Fox2, Don Corrigan's class in stltoday, the Orlando campus move, and Julie Smith's media literacy book.

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