Real/Radical/Psychological: The Collection on Display

When: Fri., Sept. 9, 6-10 p.m. and Mondays, Wednesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 17 2017

Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum both celebrate tenth anniversaries this year. The birthday duo share a joint party with the opening of Real/Radical/Psychological: The Collection on Display, an exhibition that showcases work drawn from the museum's deep collection, which was begun in 1881. Three curators have organized the show into three sections that explore how our ideas of what's real, what's radical and what's psychological (artistically speaking) has changed. The opening reception includes live music, food trucks, open studios and demos by Sam Fox School artists and a special commission designed by alumnus Ebony G. Patterson in conjunction with La Patisserie Chouquette. The show opens with a free public reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, September 9, at the Mildred Lane Kemper Museum (1 Brookings Drive on Washington University's campus; The show continues through January 17. Admission is free.

Paul Friswold

Price: free admission