Author Archives: Carrie Hunnicutt

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Must-see from the Abelló Collection

While the Meadows Museum usually features an important 1915 painting by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) in its permanent collection, currently there are two paintings and thirteen drawings spanning the artist’s career from 1902-1971 on view on the special exhibition, The Abelló … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Artwork to Last a Lifetime

Congratulations! You finally decided to take the plunge and purchase a new piece of artwork to decorate your home. While this can be an expensive investment, it’s no doubt a worthwhile one. Once you officially take ownership of the piece, … Continue reading

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Ways for Children to Discover the Meadows Museum

A museum can seem too quiet, too still for young children, but art should be enjoyed by all ages. That’s why it’s part of the Meadows Museum’s mission to create activities and outreach programs for children and families, creating a … Continue reading

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Steps to Hang a Painting

The artwork you choose to purchase is not only an investment, but also a statement about you. As such, you’ll want to present it in a way that reflects your personal style, offers the best presentation and protects your investment. … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Being a Member of the Meadows Museum

How would you like to enjoy easy access to art year-round while supporting educational programs for the community? When you become a member of the Meadows Museum, you can. Membership means access to a venue offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity to appreciate … Continue reading

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Novice’s Corner: Drawing 101

Drawing is a fail-proof way to get your creative juices flowing, and all you need are a few simple items to channel your inner sketch artist. What’s more, everything you need is readily available at local art stores and online. … Continue reading

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Musings from the Meadows Curatorial Intern

Courtesy of the Meadows Museum 2013-2014 William B. Jordan Curatorial Intern, Lauren Graves Among the many recently acquired works at the Meadows Museum are five paintings from the Coleman collection. One of these works is Farm-house, Alcira, 1903, by Joaquín … Continue reading

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Summer Musings from the Meadows Curatorial Intern

Courtesy of one of our summer interns, Ailie Pankonien: Throughout this summer the Meadows Museum has hosted the exhibition, “Modern Mexican Painting from the Andrés Blaisten Collection.” There is a range of subject matter on view, from landscapes, portraits, and … Continue reading

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¡Saludos! From the Meadows/Kress/Prado Fellow

I arrived in Dallas on a warm afternoon in late August.  As I was leaving the airport the first thing I noticed were these beautiful banners fluttering in the wind publicizing the new exhibition that was about to open at … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome everyone to the new blog of the Meadows Museum at SMU! Here you’ll see periodic posts from various staff members, giving you a little more informal, “behind-the-scenes” look at museum life and how we go about our mission of … Continue reading

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