Category: Events

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)

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

RSVP: Reception Feb 2, 2022 at Bridwell Library

You are invited to attend a reception and special viewing of SYMBIOSIS OF SCRIPT, FONT, AND FORM: A SELECTION OF ARTISTS’ BOOKS with an introduction to the exhibition by R. Arvid Nelsen at Bridwell Library Wednesday February 2, 2022, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. RSVP  Bridwell Library Perkins School of Theology and SMU Libraries Southern Methodist…Continue Reading RSVP: Reception Feb 2, 2022 at Bridwell Library

Bridwell Library Presents a Christmas Concert

Bridwell Library Presents a Christmas Concert Art Greenhaw & The Light Crust Doughboys December 16, 2021, 6:00 PM–8:00 PM at Perkins Chapel Reception to follow at Bridwell Library Free and open to all! SAVE THE DATE   Bridwell Library Christmas Concert: Art Greenhaw and The Light Crust Doughboys Dallas (SMU) — Bridwell Library of SMU Libraries…Continue Reading Bridwell Library Presents a Christmas Concert

Fall ’21 and spring ’22 screenings for Ghosts of Lost Futures

Flyers for Archive Fever

Curator and artist, Mike Morris, and his collaborators on the experimental videos, Ghosts of Lost Futures, have been busy with additional screenings of this program of works. Ghosts premiered at the Dallas Museum of Art in the Horchow Auditorium on May 22 with ten works by ten experimental video artists commissioned to re-interpret film footage…Continue Reading Fall ’21 and spring ’22 screenings for Ghosts of Lost Futures

All New Data-Focused Workshops Series

“Data Isn’t Scary” Workshop Series  Due to the popularity of Love Data Week, our February workshop series, SMU Libraries is happy to introduce our fall series, Data Isn’t Scary. Just in time for Halloween, this series serves as an introduction to data and research data management for anyone curious about what research data is, and…Continue Reading All New Data-Focused Workshops Series

Skin Hunger – interactive installation in Hamon Arts Library, October 26-31

Skin Hunger screen shot

Skin Hunger is a telematic installation that plays on the zoom-style video-chat that has recently become ubiquitous. Participants can reach across their screens to virtually ‘touch’ one another.  By touching or moving together, participants create visuals and sounds that emerge and evolve from participant relation and interaction making the intangible connection tangible and also giving…Continue Reading Skin Hunger – interactive installation in Hamon Arts Library, October 26-31

CML talk with curator, Lilia Kudelia on Oct. 6 at 5:30 pm

Curatorial Minds Lab: Virtual Lecture with Guest Curator Lilia Kudelia   Wednesday, October 6, 2021 5:30 p.m. Zoom lecture FREE Lilia Kudelia is a curator and art historian. Her research focuses on the artistic movements and infrastructures in the post-communist states, cultural heritage and restitution, television and art from the 1960s onwards. As a guest…Continue Reading CML talk with curator, Lilia Kudelia on Oct. 6 at 5:30 pm

CML talk with curator, Taylor Renee Aldridge on Sept. 22 at 5:30 pm

Curatorial Minds Lab: Virtual Lecture with Guest Curator Taylor Renee Aldridge Wednesday, September 22, 2021 5:30 p.m. Zoom lecture FREE Taylor Renee Aldridge is the visual arts curator and program manager at the California African American Museum (CAAM). Prior, she worked as a writer and independent curator in Detroit, Michigan. She has organized exhibitions with…Continue Reading CML talk with curator, Taylor Renee Aldridge on Sept. 22 at 5:30 pm

Fall ’21 Workshop Schedule

SMU Libraries is committed to making your time here a success! Throughout the semester we offer live and virtual workshops on topics designed to support your research needs. Seats are limited; register now! Find details and registration information for all our workshops.  General Research Conducting a Literature Review Finding Balanced News in a Biased World…Continue Reading Fall ’21 Workshop Schedule