Category Archives: Feature

Connecting Cultural Roots in ‘Little Mexico’

Urban renewal is slowly covering the cultural past of “Little Mexico,” a neighborhood on the western edge of downtown Dallas. To help preserve the area’s heritage, SMU Meadows Associate Professor of Art History Janis Bergman-Carton, two SMU students and several

Turn Up Saturday at the Meadows Museum!

The June 13 program will feature a scavenger hunt in the galleries, a mural project with Catalyst Arts Movement, build your own camera obscura, sound drawings, sci-fi robot sculptures, wind tube experiments, and many more. Join the Meadows Museum and Big

Meadows School of the Arts launches ‘Ignite Arts Dallas’

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has launched a new initiative, Ignite Arts Dallas, which will focus on the intersection of arts and community engagement between Meadows School students, the wider SMU campus, the city of Dallas and the arts

Meadows Museum presents paintings from Juan Abelló Collection

The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University presents the first exhibition in the United States of paintings from the collection of Juan Abelló, who is considered one of the world’s top collectors. On view from April 18 through Aug. 2, 2015,

Come to SMU for Founders’ Day Weekend April 16–18

Join us for a weekend that offers a wide range of activities on the Hilltop, including the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Meadows Museum. Enjoy a day of special Meadows programs, as well as exhibitions documenting the history

‘The Ridiculous and Sublime’ by John Alexander at the Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum at SMU is honoring one of the University’s most acclaimed artists with the exhibition Human/nature. The Ridiculous and Sublime: Recent Works by John Alexander through July 28. Alexander’s works often incorporate social satire and a surreal cast

For some at SMU, Spring Break means service to others

During spring break 2015, many SMU students, faculty and staff will forego relaxation and spend their time serving communities around the country and elsewhere. Among the social issues they are addressing are helping adults with developmental disabilities on a farm in

SMU announces 2015 football schedule

SMU announces its highly-anticipated 2015 football schedule, the first season under new Head Coach Chad Morris. The slate is highlighted by seven games on the SMU campus, including Ford Stadium match-ups with in-state rivals Baylor and UNT. Other 2015 visitors

SMU co-sponsors annual Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair

More than 1,000 junior high and high school students are expected to participate in the 2015 Beal Bank Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, Feb. 21, in Fair Park. Co-sponsored by SMU, participants — who have won their school

SMU’s MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe uses art to build up neighborhood

Art and Social Practice class helps Vickery Meadow express experiences of immigration, isolation and the unexpected arrival of America’s first case of Ebola. Vickery Meadow is a high-density patchwork quilt of low-income families from diverse backgrounds. It is home to people

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