Category: Bridwell Library

Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection, by Amy Kurzweil

SMU Jewish Studies, Department of Religious Studies, and Bridwell Library present Nate and Ann Levine Endowed Lecture in Jewish Studies Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection  by Amy Kurzweil   Tuesday, February 20, 7:30 pm McCord Auditorium, 306 Dallas Hall (3225 University Blvd., Dallas, TX) Amy Kurzweil will discuss her new book, Artificial: A Love Story,…Continue Reading Artificial: The Art of Graphic Resurrection, by Amy Kurzweil

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Bridwell Library’s latest publications are now available online. We hope you will enjoy the Fall 2023 issues of The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill, a Note from the Director. This fall we’ve hosted World Methodist events, allowing us to share some of the treasures of Bridwell Library’s new long-term exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”

  RSVP Art Greenhaw and The Light Crust Doughboys will return to Southern Methodist University at Perkins Chapel on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00PM to perform in their third annual “Cool Yule Christmas Concert.” The group performed for a full house in 2021 and 2022, playing Christmas carols and festive renditions of other well-known pieces….Continue Reading The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”

Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

Picture of Dancer and Artist María Verónica San Martín

Join us on Thursday, November 2nd for a dance performance in collaboration with Director Christopher Ham and students at the Owen Arts Center, “Moving Memorials / Dignidad / The Javeline Project” from 4pm–4:50pm followed by a reception and lecture at Bridwell Library beginning at 6pm. RSVP Dance Performance at the Gene and Jerry Jones Grand…Continue Reading Nov 2nd: Dance Performance & Lecture by María Verónica San Martín

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023

Buddhist Prayer Wheel at Sanbangsan Bomunsa Temple, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Bridwell Library’s new exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections and the Saint John’s Bible opens October 2, 2023 in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries. Read about the acquisition and display of the World Methodist Museum Collections and more in our publication, The Bridwell Quarterly. We hope you’ll also enjoy the newest issue of The Bridwell…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Summer 2023

Lecture by Ifeanyi Anene, Bridwell Library

Functional Art and Societal Perception  Lecture by Ifeanyi Anene, Bridwell Library Thursday, August 10 // Reception 6pm // Lecture 6:30–7:30pm RSVP Join us at Bridwell Library for a reception at 6pm, followed by a lecture from 6:30–7:30pm. Artist’s Statement: Functional Art and Societal Perception  As a contemporary artist, I believe there is a functional purpose for every…Continue Reading Lecture by Ifeanyi Anene, Bridwell Library

The Bridwell Quill & The Bridwell Quarterly, Spring 2023

Please enjoy “An Island Without Butter,” issues 57–59 of Anthony Elia’s newsletter The Bridwell Quill along with issue 19 of Bridwell Library’s The Bridwell Quarterly (Spring 2023).                     If you have comments or questions, please feel free to contact us at mried@smu.edu….Continue Reading The Bridwell Quill & The Bridwell Quarterly, Spring 2023

The Bridwell Quarterly & The Bridwell Quill, Winter 2023

Cover of Bridwell Quarterly

From the Office of Anthony J. Elia Dear Friends- Thank you to all who made Codex Fest a great success!  The three-day public viewing of the Codex Sassoon at Bridwell Library, co-hosted with Sotheby’s, was a once-in-a-lifetime event.  Nearly 6,000 registered and more than 3,500 eventually came through our doors to view the world’s oldest…Continue Reading The Bridwell Quarterly & The Bridwell Quill, Winter 2023

Codex Fest Visitor Information

    PLEASE READ—CLEAR BAG POLICY: Only clear bags and small clutch purses are allowed in the exhibit. No large backpacks or purses are allowed. Visitors will go through security screening and metal detectors before entering the exhibit. SMU is a no-carry campus. No firearms, knives or other weapons will be permitted in the library.   Codex Fest…Continue Reading Codex Fest Visitor Information

Bridwell Edible Book Fest (BEBFest) 2023

3rd ANNUAL BEBFest (“Bridwell Edible Book Festival” Contest): Call For Entries! Bridwell proudly announces its 3rd Annual Bridwell Edible Book Festival (BEBFest).                       How it works: Contributors to the contest make “edible book or book-related objects” to share with the community.  Each person or group…Continue Reading Bridwell Edible Book Fest (BEBFest) 2023