Category Archives: Exhibits

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II – on exhibit at Fondren

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II The bizarre. The strange. THE UNUSUAL. Exhibit on display: June 9 – September 22, 2014, Fondren Library Center Lobby All right here from the SMU Libraries. Spanning multiple collections (including the George W.

DeGolyer Library Exhibit – Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 DeGolyer Library Exhibit About the exhibit: One could say that a piece of fiction is always selling something, such as a political idea, a belief of how the world operates or how people

DeGolyer exhibit opening March 27: Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 Opening Event: Reception and talk by guest curator Marc Selvaggio Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Time: 6:00 reception, 6:30 lecture Place: DeGolyer Library About the exhibit One could say that a piece of

SMU Lit Fest : Then & Now – exhibit at Fondren Library Center through June 9

LitFest Then… And Now Exhibit March 17 – June 9, 2014 Fondren Library Center Lobby The first SMU Literary Festival was held in 1975 and for many years thereafter it attracted major stars of the literary world to Dallas.  John

Fold This: The Foscue Map Library – on exhibit January 13 – March 17, 2014

Fold This: The Foscue Map Library January 13, – March 17, 2014 Fondren Library Center Lobby From navigating the SMU campus to the Solar system, maps have helped us locate, learn, uncover and discover throughout time. This exhibit highlights a

JFK:50 Exhibit at Fondren Library Center

The exhibition commemorates the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 and features items from the Cabell, Belo, Marcus and personal collections including: correspondence sent to the Mayor of Dallas in the wake of the assassination; the speech President Kennedy was

Treasures of DeGolyer Library: 100 Years of Collecting – exhibit now open

Travels in the Interior of North America …  Karl Bodmer, artist Treasures of DeGolyer Library: 100 Years of Collecting Theodore de Bry (1528-1598) Americae Pars I-XIII Frankfurt, 1590-1634 The exhibition features rare treasures from DeGolyer Library’s major collecting areas of

2013 – The Year of the Library: Exhibit September 16 – November 11, 2013

2013 – The Year of the Library September 16, 2013 – November 11, 2013 Fondren Library Center Lobby During 2013, SMU is commemorating the Year of the Library, a celebration of library firsts and of the continued importance of the

Let’s Read – Library Figurines on display at Fondren Library Center through September 16th

Let’s Read: The van Breda Collection of Library Figurines Exhibit dates: July 29, 2013 – September 16, 2013 Exhibit location: Fondren Library Center lobby This exhibit is free and open to the public. Nancy and Michael van Breda have been

Hail to the Chief: Presidential History in Word and Image; DeGolyer Library July 14 – 27

George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress, which includes the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, will be displayed July 14-27 at SMU’s DeGolyer Library. The 106-page volume