Tag Archives: Meadows Museum

$1 million gift endows Meadows Museum directorship

A $1 million gift from Linda and William Custard of Dallas will establish and endow the position of Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts at … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: April 4, 2013

Gilbert Lecture Series: The Department of English presents a lecture on Zimbabwean writer NoViolet Bulawayo by Elizabeth Tshele on Thursday, April 4. Tshele, herself born and raised in Zimbabwe, earned her M.A. from SMU in 2007. She will also read from her … Continue reading

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Staff Development Day 2013 takes place Thursday, March 21

SMU staff members can learn more about everything from PhotoShop to the Fondren Library media collection at the 2013 Staff Development Day Thursday, March 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. Continue reading

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Middle East expert Gil Elan to speak at SMU March 14, 2013

Gil Elan, president of the Southwest Jewish Congress and an expert on Israel and the Middle East, will discuss topics ranging from the Arab Spring to President Obama’s upcoming visit to the region at a meeting of the SMU Retired … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Mar. 5, 2013

Coolidge: Author and Director of the George W. Bush Institute’s 4% Growth Project Amity Shlaes will be on the Hilltop Wednesday, Mar. 6 to give a lecture entitled The President Who Said No: Debt, Temperament, and Calvin Coolidge’s Lessons for Today. The lecture will focus … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 29, 2013

From Print to Icon/Icon to Print: On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Comini Lecture Series will explore the visual connections and identity of Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St. Catherine. During the 16th century, images and print media helped to promote … Continue reading

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Good reading, good giving: SMU books for 2012

From art, history and religion to sweet Texas cuisine and fiction, SMU’s 2012 book roundup offers a wide selection to satisfy the readers in your life. Treat yourself or those on your gift list to one of the current titles … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Nov. 5, 2012

Brass band: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet will perform at SMU Monday, Nov. 5. The Quintet has a residency in the Meadows School’s Division of Music, and this is their third year of concerts at SMU. The group includes … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Oct. 8, 2012

On this day 520 years ago: Happy Columbus Day! Today, we celebrate the journey of Christopher Columbus and his arrival in America on Oct. 12, 1942. Columbus Day became an official federal state holiday in 1937 and is celebrated on … Continue reading

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Velázquez exhibition unites portraits from Prado, Meadows

As part of its multifaceted partnership with the Prado, SMU’s Meadows Museum is presenting the most important monographic exhibition devoted to Velázquez in the United States in more than two decades. Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits, which opened Sunday, Sept. 16, … Continue reading

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