Category: Events

Interview with Hawn Gallery Exhibition Artist, Basil Kincaid

In late October, artist Basil Kincaid spent a week in Dallas installing the Hawn Gallery exhibition, R3clamation: Routes & Roots. During this time, he took a few moments for an interview with curatorial fellow, Georgia Erger, to discuss his personal history and vision as it informs the work in his exhibition. Thank you to Basil Kincaid, Georgia Erger,…Continue Reading Interview with Hawn Gallery Exhibition Artist, Basil Kincaid

How the News Got Made: A Rare Look at SMU’s WFAA Newsfilm and a Conversation With the People Who Created It

Learn how the news was captured and shared, and gain a new appreciation for the hard work and ingenuity that went into making the WFAA nightly news throughout the 1960s and ’70s. A panel of notable WFAA staff, including on-screen personalities and behind the scenes personnel, will present clips from SMU’s Jones Film and Video…Continue Reading How the News Got Made: A Rare Look at SMU’s WFAA Newsfilm and a Conversation With the People Who Created It

Arts Management students tour Bywaters Special Collections

I have the pleasure of working with the International Arts Management graduate students here in Meadow’s Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship (AMAE) division. They represent a diverse mix of academic backgrounds and nationalities – coming out of film, theater, visual art, performing arts, or humanities backgrounds and originating from the United States, Europe, Canada, South America,…Continue Reading Arts Management students tour Bywaters Special Collections

Inside Out/Outside In: Investigating the implications of the built environment on Veterans diagnosed with combat-related PTSD

The Hamon blog team invited Christina Donaldson, an interior designer and researcher, who participated in the panel discussion at Hamon on PTSD, The Social Costs of War: Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming, on April 5th, to contribute a posting on her research. This panel discussion was organized in conjunction with the Hawn Gallery exhibition, Travels…Continue Reading Inside Out/Outside In: Investigating the implications of the built environment on Veterans diagnosed with combat-related PTSD

Janet Turner: Texas Printmaker

The current exhibition at Meadows Museum at SMU, Process and Innovation: Carlotta Corpron and Janet Turner, is a welcome reminder of earlier showings of Janet Turner’s prints in Dallas and elsewhere in Texas.  Don’t miss Turner’s remarkable prints now on loan from Hamon’s Bywaters Special Collections, along with other private lenders, including Jack and Beverly Wilgus -donors who have…Continue Reading Janet Turner: Texas Printmaker

Panel Discussion – Social Costs of War: Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming

  In conjunction with Hamon’s spring 2016 exhibition, Scott Gleeson: Travels in Ithaca, a site-specific art installation in the Library’s Mildred Hawn Gallery and Hamon lobby, the panel discussion, Social Costs of War: Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming, raises awareness of the sociological implications of war since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Experts in…Continue Reading Panel Discussion – Social Costs of War: Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming

Travels in Ithaca – Gallery Talk Notes

On Wednesday, February 9th, Scott Gleeson gave a gallery talk on his exhibition Travels in Ithaca. He spoke broadly about the therapy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and how it informs the works in the exhibition, and artists and groups that shaped his concepts and aesthetics. Following, Gleeson provides his gallery notes from this talk….Continue Reading Travels in Ithaca – Gallery Talk Notes

Travels in Ithaca: New Paintings by Scott Gleeson – an Introduction

This posting on the exhibition, Travels in Ithaca: New Paintings by Scott Gleeson, which opened in the Hawn Gallery of the Hamon Arts Library on January 25th, is the first of several postings by the artist. This posting presents a summary of the exhibition. This and future postings are intended as a series of dialogs between the artist…Continue Reading Travels in Ithaca: New Paintings by Scott Gleeson – an Introduction