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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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The Art of Being a Foodie

Museums are not just for art anymore.  They have become centers for social interaction, fabulous events, retail therapy and my personal favorite, fine food and wine.  The Meadows is no exception to this trend, hosting exhibition previews with delectable hors … Continue reading

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Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions at Meadows Museum

One of the greatest parts of my job is working with Brides and Grooms!  We love helping people visualize and plan their special day here at the Meadows Museum. We have one-of-a-kind spaces that ensure memorable and stunning events.  Most … 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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