Calendar Highlights: May 23, 2008

Santuario de Chimayo in TaosSummer enchantment: The 2008 SMU-in-Taos Cultural Institute takes place July 17-20, and the registration deadline is approaching. Find course information and online registration at the Cultural Institute website.

Popular recognition: SMU Libraries’ 2008 Faculty Recognition Exhibition has been held over through June 2. See your colleagues’ work in Fondren Library Center.

Celebrating art: SMU’s Meadows Museum hosts a faculty/staff wine and cheese reception honoring “Gerardo Rueda: Monumental Sculpture from the Collection of IVAM,” three pieces created by the prominent Spanish sculptor on loan from the Modern Art Museum in Valencia, Spain; and Art Professor Barnaby Fitzgerald‘s “Eve” and “Cartoon of Eve,” two works inspired by the current exhibition “Fernando Gallego and His Workshop: The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo.” The festivities take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 28, with remarks at 6:30, in Meadows Museum. The event is free; RSVP is required. Contact Museum Events, 8-4771.