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Calendar Highlights: Fall 2013 exhibits at SMU

As the school year kicks off, be sure to make time for the five exhibitions at SMU this semester. The Stewart Album: Art, Letters, and Souvenirs to an American Patron in Paris  The Meadows Museum presents their recent acquisition of … Continue reading

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SMU’s DeGolyer Library celebrates Joe Coomer’s life in letters

The career and achievements of acclaimed author and SMU alumnus Joe Coomer is celebrated in a retrospective exhibition running through Friday, May 24, 2013 in SMU’s DeGolyer Library. “Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters” explores Coomer’s creative process using handwritten drafts, … Continue reading

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New DeGolyer Library exhibit features rare Civil War photographs

A new exhibit at SMU’s DeGolyer Library features rare Civil War images of African American slave life, Southern battlefield scenes and camp life for Union and Confederate soldiers. “The Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection” … Continue reading

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Linda Darnell exhibition celebrates two gifts to SMU arts library

Two recent gifts will expand the special collections housed in SMU’s Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library. A gift of personal materials from the estate of Dallas philanthropist and arts patron Nancy Hamon includes $1 million to endow, preserve and … Continue reading

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Dramatic Divas on show at SMU through Sept. 30, 2012

Three opera-inspired suspended sculptural works by noted New York artist E.V. Day are on exhibit in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts and Meadows Museum through Sept. 30, 2012. Carmen is on view in the lobby of Meadows Museum; Merry Widow and Hats are suspended … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Closing attractions for Commencement 2012

As Spring 2012 finals end and SMU gears up for its 97th Commencement celebration, take note of three remarkable exhibitions that end this weekend. See them before they’re gone: • DeGolyer Library honors the 2012 bicentennial of a literary titan with Charles … Continue reading

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Calatrava celebration continues with Meadows Museum exhibition

Santiago Calatrava and his family received a warm welcome when they visited SMU’s Meadows Museum Saturday, March 3, after taking part in opening ceremonies for Dallas’ Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Calatrava, his wife, Tina, and son, Michael, joined other Meadows … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 13, 2011

As the days dwindle down to a precious few, here are some notable dates for the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012: Dec. 16: The Guildhall at SMU Cohort 14 Exhibition and Graduation, SMU-in-Plano. Paul Barnett, senior creative director of BioWare … Continue reading

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December 2011 brings the festive season at SMU

December 2011 brings a flurry of festivity to the Hilltop, including some of SMU’s most beloved annual traditions. Save the dates for these events: • On Thursday, Dec. 1, SMU’s Perkins School of Theology celebrates its Advent/Christmas Worship Service in Perkins Chapel with readings … Continue reading

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DeGolyer Library exhibit covers 175 years of Texas fiction

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