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Public Works Dallas is on a Mission. Here’s How to Join the Conversation

Dallas Theater Center and Ignite/Arts Dallas, in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, presented a musical theatre production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Ignite/Arts Director Clyde Valentin pictured at right. (Photo by Kim Leeson) On Thursday, October 26, SMU Meadows School of the Arts and the Dallas Theater Center (DTC) host a review and panel discussion of research findings from the pilot year of Public Works Dallas. Author and Stanford professor Shirley Brice Heath will compile the key points that offer thoughts for the coming year. Her talk will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dean [...]

October 26, 2017|Ignite Arts Dallas, Meadows Prize|

10 Photos That’ll Make You Nostalgic for SMU Homecoming

SMU Meadows students walk the boulevard during the Homecoming parade. 2017’s Homecoming began with the Distinguished Alumni Awards, a prelude to a weekend packed with activities. SMU Mustangs chose from among a range of concerts and performances, as well as special exhibitions at SMU’s museums and libraries. We also celebrated 100 years of Mustang spirit and Mustang jazz with the Mustang Band at the Pigskin Revue. The Meadows parade began a couple of hours before kickoff, where Dean Sam Holland led the parade down Boulevard–and we eat copious barbecued meats from Sonny Bryan’s–all leading up to the Mustang [...]

October 6, 2017|Photos We Love|

Watch the Installation of the New Exhibit from SMU Art’s Mary Vernon

SMU Meadows Professor Mary Vernon with Former First Lady Laura Bush. Mary Vernon’s newest exhibit opened at the Grace Museum in Abilene earlier this month and will be available for viewing until early January. In May, Mary Vernon concludes her long career at SMU. She is retiring as an art professor, a master of painting, drawing and color theory education at Meadows School of the Arts. She’s been teaching here for 50 years. On September 15, her new exhibit titled “Painting is Drawing” opened at the Grace Museum in Abilene, where it will be on view until January [...]

October 5, 2017|Art|
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