Category: Events

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!”

Top tips on data, databases and datasets

Letters D, A, T and A on wooden squares from the game of Scrabble

SMU Libraries will host Drop-in with Data on Tuesday and Thursday. Drop in and see us and bring your questions about using data and datasets. We’ll have experts in GIS, data visualizations and Tableau, business, humanities, and social sciences. November 14 (registration recommended), 1 p.m. in Fondren Library November 16 (registration required), 12 p.m. online…Continue Reading Top tips on data, databases and datasets

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 We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

Opening reception - visitors in the gallery viewing drawings and photos

Shortly after the opening week of the Hawn Gallery exhibition, What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America, Beverly Mitchell, Gallery Curator, talked with Jane Chu about the installation and her work. The exhibition of fifteen drawings by Chu center upon her mother’s perilous journey out of China during the Chinese Revolution of 1949….Continue Reading What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Interview with artist, Jane Chu

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

What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Wine Reception & Artist’s Talk

Goodbye to Baba - work by Jane Chu

The exhibition, What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America, is an installation of fifteen drawings by artist, Jane Chu. The exhibition centers upon her mother’s journey out of China during the Chinese Revolution of 1949. In addition to her mother’s journey, Chu tells a series of stories about individuals who have immigrated to the…Continue Reading What We Keep: The Objects of Immigrants to America – Wine Reception & Artist’s Talk

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

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