Meadows Museum

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.

Diego Rivera: From the School of Paris to the Birth of the Mexican School

When: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

Agustín Arteaga, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

Meadows Museum Exhibit: “Zurbarán: Jacob and His Twelve Sons,” Paintings from Auckland Castle

When: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00am - Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

Auckland Castle in northern England has been home for more than 250 years to Francisco de Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons, a series of 13 life-size paintings depicting the Hebrew patriarch and each of his 12 sons – the individuals who would become the founders of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Zurbarán (1598-1664) created the works during the 1640s, at the height of his artistic maturity, and they are considered one of his most important and monumental series.

Price: 

$12 for adults; $8 for seniors; $4 for non-SMU students; FREE for members and SMU faculty, staff and students; FREE Thurs. after 5 p.m.

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2516

Zurbarán’s “Jacob and His Twelve Sons:” Art at the Center of Civic Engagement

When: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Panel Discussion

Price: 

Free, but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

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