Meadows Museum

Students Speak!

When: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Dive in to a work of art with SMU Delta Gamma students as your sighted guides. They’ve put their own spin on these gallery talks, so expect the unexpected! Continue your exploration in the studio where you can create an optional art project inspired by the presentations. Designed for adults and students, ages 15 and up, with and without vision impairments.

Price: 

Free; registration required

Contact: 

For more information and to register, email museumaccess@smu.edu or call 214.768.3980.

Artistic Appropriations: Zurbarán’s Use of Prints and Studio Practice

When: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:15pm

Amanda Dotseth, Meadows/Mellon/Prado Fellow, Meadows Museum

Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from local guest speakers.

Price: 

FREE with museum admission: $12 for adults; $8 for seniors; $4 for non-SMU students; FREE for members and SMU faculty, staff and students

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.4993.

Meadows Museum Symposium: Looking Below the Surface: Working Methods of Zurbarán, Velázquez and Murillo

When: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

The use of X-radiography, infrared reflectography, and pigment and ground analysis in conservation allows an examination beneath the skin of the paint surface, often revealing the working processes of the artist. Claire Barry, director of conservation at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, will present her recent analysis of Francisco de Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons and discuss his studio practice and the changes that have occurred to the paintings over time.

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

Symposium: Jacob and His Twelve Sons: the Intersection of Art and World Religion

When: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:30am

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – Bob and Jean Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum
7:30 p.m. keynote lecture with N.T. Wright – Wesley Hall, Highland Park United Methodist Church

Price: 

The symposium is FREE but advance registration is required.
The N.T. Wright lecture is FREE and seating is first come, first served.

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.8587

Zurbarán’s Series for the New World

When: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

Museum Lecture
Odile Delenda, Research Fellow, Wildenstein Institute and Author, Zurbarán Catalog Raisonné

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

Dressing the Part: Reflected Prophecies in Zurbarán’s Sons of Jacob

When: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:15pm

Nancy Cohen Israel, Independent Scholar and Owner, Art à la Carte
Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from local guest speakers.

Price: 

FREE with museum admission: $12 for adults; $8 for seniors; $4 for non-SMU students; FREE for members and SMU faculty, staff and students

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.4993

Museum Access Program: INsights & OUTlooks

When: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Where: 

Acknowledging that every museum visitor possesses a unique set of interests and abilities, this program offers participants multiple ways to engage with and discover works of art. Through a variety of multi-sensory, interdisciplinary activities, participants will enjoy an in-depth exploration of the Cubist paintings of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera. The program is designed for adults and students, ages 15 and older. It will be presented by Carmen Smith, professor in the Doctor of Liberal Studies program at SMU.
To register, call 214.768.8587

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required. To register, call 214.768.8587

Contact: 

For more information and to register, email museumaccess@smu.edu or call 214.768.3980.

Spanish Poetry Reading: Escrito en el aire (Written in the Air)

When: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm

Spanish poet José Ignacio Foronda will read works from Escrito en el aire, a collection of poems that have taught him to look at birds and nature with other eyes – the eyes of culture, using as a departure point the Spanish masters in the Meadows Museum, coupled with poems by Spanish or Spanish-American authors. This program is co-organized with the Wild Detectives Bookstore in Oak Cliff. Please note this program will be entirely in Spanish.

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

Cubism, Collage, and Modern American Poetry

When: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:15pm

Anne Keefe, Publications Manager, Meadows Museum
Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from local guest speakers.

Price: 

FREE with museum admission: $12 for adults; $8 for seniors; $4 for non-SMU students; FREE for members and SMU faculty, staff and students

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.4993

Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbarán

When: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:30am

Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities
Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU

Price: 

$50 for the 6-part series; FREE for museum members and SMU faculty, staff & students. Pre-registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

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