Category Archives: Bywaters Special Collections

The Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of the Southwest

This past December, art work by Jerry Bywaters was donated to SMU’s Meadows Museum by his daughter Jerry Bywaters Cochran (view the press release). This gift of paintings, pastels, prints, and watercolors, along with the Jerry Bywaters Collection on Art of … Continue reading

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Gallery Talk on Gigaku Masks

Emily Grubbs, curatorial assistant in Bywaters Special Collections, will give the gallery talk “Adventures in the Archives: Discovering the Gigaku Masks” at the Dallas Museum of Art along with Dr. Anne Bromberg, The Cecil and Ida Green Curator of Ancient … Continue reading

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A Blast from the Past: News from Bywaters Special Collections

Question: What do Queen Noor of Jordan and the catalogue from the 1923 Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Dallas Art Association have in common? Answer: Queen Noor’s grandparents owned Halaby Galleries, originally located in the Majestic Theatre Building, where the … Continue reading

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Finding aid for Aunspaugh Art Club records now online

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