Fireworks lit the sky in honor of the Meadows Museum’s 50th birthday.

Fireworks lit the sky in honor of the Meadows Museum’s 50th birthday.

President R. Gerald Turner delivered a briefing on University progress at the President’s Associates reception the evening of April 17.

President R. Gerald Turner delivered a briefing on University progress at the President’s Associates reception the evening of April 17.

A ribbon cutting officially opened "The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters" during the Meadows Museum 50th Anniversary Commemoration on April 17.

A ribbon cutting officially opened “The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters” during the Meadows Museum 50th Anniversary Commemoration on April 17.

Members of the crowd recorded the proceedings during the Meadows Museum anniversary celebration.

Members of the crowd recorded the proceedings during the Meadows Museum anniversary celebration.

Catherine B.“Kitty” Wilson ’45 leafed through a Rotunda during the Golden Mustangs Reunion on April 16.

Catherine B.“Kitty” Wilson ’45 leafed through a Rotunda during the Golden Mustangs Reunion on April 16.

Flamenco dancers and children’s activities at the Meadows Museum were featured as part of Community Day on April 18.

Flamenco dancers and children’s activities at the Meadows Museum were featured as part of Community Day on April 18.

Mustang players took part in the SMU Football Spring Game on Community Day. 8 Members of the crowd recorded the proceedings during the Meadows Museum anniversary celebration.

Mustang players took part in the SMU Football Spring Game on Community Day. 8 Members of the crowd recorded the proceedings during the Meadows Museum anniversary celebration.

Students enjoyed games, rides, activities and carnival-inspired food at Perunapalooza, celebrating the birthday of SMU mascot Peruna on April 17.

Students enjoyed games, rides, activities and carnival-inspired food at Perunapalooza, celebrating the birthday of SMU mascot Peruna on April 17.

Sing Song, a musical theatre student competition held on April 17, celebrated the 100th anniversary of SMU’s first students.

Sing Song, a musical theatre student competition held on April 17, celebrated the 100th anniversary of SMU’s first students.

Flamenco dancers and children’s activities at the Meadows Museum were featured as part of Community Day on April 18.

Flamenco dancers and children’s activities at the Meadows Museum were featured as part of Community Day on April 18.