Month: February 2022

Theology & Art of the Score: An Exhibit Accompanying A Festival of Form

  THEOLOGY AND ART OF THE SCORE An Exhibit on Cage’s Musical World Bridwell Library Theology and Art of the Score is an exhibit that comes out of various interdisciplinary projects that took place at Bridwell Library over the last year.  During the Dante Festival in late August 2021, the musical work produced by composer…Continue Reading Theology & Art of the Score: An Exhibit Accompanying A Festival of Form

Remember the Ladies… Adlene Harrison 1923-2022

Remember the Ladies… Adlene Harrison 1923-2022 On Saturday, February 19th, 2022, Dallas lost a leading lady. Adlene Harrison, the first woman mayor of Dallas, Texas passed away at the age of 98. Harrison was a member of the Dallas City Council from 1973 to 1977. She was the city’s mayor pro tem when she was…Continue Reading Remember the Ladies… Adlene Harrison 1923-2022

The Community of Cinema – March 1 Film Events at SMU

Film screening room 3rd floor Hamon

Cinema is a natural community-forming medium, and next week, when the lights dim in Hamon Library’s new third-floor film screening room on March 1st, attendees will be treated to a unique and authentic cinematic experience, complete with the whirring sound of a 16mm film projector. The new room and projector are an extension of the…Continue Reading The Community of Cinema – March 1 Film Events at SMU

A Festival of Form: John Cage & the Infinite Human (March 7–9)

  Bridwell Library & Perkins Sacred Music Program Present A FESTIVAL OF FORM John Cage & the Infinite Human March 7-9, 2022 RSVP   An avant-garde festival of music, sound, silence, art, and books  at Bridwell Library and Perkins Chapel  Featuring    A 16-hour performance of Cage’s Organ2/ASLSP  “As Slow as Possible”   Lecture and music by…Continue Reading A Festival of Form: John Cage & the Infinite Human (March 7–9)

Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form

Octavio Medellín portrait

  The exhibition Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form is now open at the Dallas Museum of Art. This exceptional retrospective exhibition features many fabulous works of art on loan from Bywaters Special Collections. Bywaters Special Collections holds the Octavio Medellin Artwork and Papers. A detailed finding aid and extensive digital collection are available. https://www.smu.edu/libraries/digitalcollections/med https://txarchives.org/smu/finding_aids/00272.xml…Continue Reading Octavio Medellín: Spirit and Form

The Business Library’s Kitt Investing and Trading Center turns 10!

Located in the Business Library, the Kitt Investing and Trading Center serves as the centerpiece and focal point of the Cox School of Business and a featured stop on every prospective and new student campus tour. Dedicated on September 28, 2011, the Kitt Center is a substantial gift to the University from the family of…Continue Reading The Business Library’s Kitt Investing and Trading Center turns 10!

Narrative as Reality: A World Reimagined/ Selections from the Jessica and Kelvin Beachum Family Collection opens Feb. 18

Dominic Chambers_The Night is Our Friend

Several paintings by contemporary Black artists from the Jessica and Kelvin Beachum Family collection will be on view at Hamon’s Hawn Gallery beginning February 18 and continuing to May 22. The exhibition, Narrative as Reality: A World Reimagined, presents the work of artists, Dominic Chambers, Ryan Cosbert, Robert Hodge, Nelson Makamo, Delita Martin, Sungi Mlengeya,…Continue Reading Narrative as Reality: A World Reimagined/ Selections from the Jessica and Kelvin Beachum Family Collection opens Feb. 18

News from the DeGolyer-January 2022

Each month, DeGolyer Library shares updates and collection highlights via a month newsletter. You can read the latest edition here: January 2022 Want our updates delivered to your inbox? Click here to sign up to stay in touch! Past Issues: December 2021 November 2021 October 2021 September 2021 August 2021 July 2021 June 2021 May…Continue Reading News from the DeGolyer-January 2022

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2022

In January 2022, SMU Libraries uploaded 338 items into SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 274 images, ca. 1885-1975, from the John Miller Morris Real Photographic Postcard and Photographs Collection. This project was made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and Texas State Library and Archives Commission (Grant…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2022

News from the DeGolyer Library February 2022

News from the DeGolyer Library February 2022 Visit our Website Our Latest Exhibit Black Lives, Black Letters: Primary Sources in African American History and Literature “Black Lives, Black Letters: Primary Sources in African American History and Literature,” highlights the range of DeGolyer Library’s holdings in this area, featuring rare books, pamphlets, broadsides, sheet music, prints,…Continue Reading News from the DeGolyer Library February 2022