Screening of the Jones Collection holdings, including raw, unedited 16mm film shot for Dallas area news stations of President Kennedy’s 1963 visit, the aftermath of the shooting, and the response of the Dallas/Ft. Worth community. Scenes from the grassy knoll, Parkland Hospital and police headquarters are included. Guest speaker for the event will be Aniko Bodroghkozy (Dept.
Admission is free, but tickets are required. To reserve a ticket, call the Meadows Ticket Office at 214-768-2787.
For more information contact Erica Anderson at 214-768-2129 or Lisa Goodson at 214-768-2775.
Guest pianist David Korevaar presents a recital of works by Bach, Fauré and Schubert. Korevaar is a professor of piano at the University of Colorado-Boulder and an active soloist and chamber musician.
The MSO presents a program of 20th-century gems, opening with Einojuhani Rautavaara’s 1995 rhapsodic Isle of Bliss, followed by two Maurice Ravel works written in homage to Baroque style, the 1919 Le tombeau de Couperin and 1910’s Pavane pour une infant. The concert concludes with the intrigue and grandeur of Suites 1 and 2 from Manuel de Falla’s 1919 The Three-Cornered Hat, a lively and lyrical work originally composed as a ballet for Sergei Diaghilev. The Sunday performance is part of the Meadows School’s new community concert series.
$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students, faculty & staff
For more information call 214.768.ARTS.
Joseph Monteyne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, History of Art, University of British Columbia
For more information call 214.768.2698.
SMU welcomes area high school string players to their inaugural “All State Audition Workshop,” Saturday September 21, 2013 10 am – 2 pm at Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University.
This All State workshop will be geared toward high school students who are preparing for the Orchestra Division All-State Auditions. The workshop offers sessions for those students interested in preparing for the All-State Auditions only. Sessions will be taught by SMU music faculty.
Group exhibition of young painters associated with the Division of Art at SMU. The exhibit will be on view through January 2014 at the Whitestone Reit Corporation, 4414 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75204. This is the third year that Whitestone Reit has hosted an exhibition of Meadows student work. A reception with the artists will be held Friday, October 4 at 4:30 p.m.
Counterpoint to the romanticizing images of the Northern New Mexican landscape, Associate Professor of Art at SMU Debora Hunter addresses consumer culture within the context of endangered natural resources. Hunter has photographed the cultural landscape of Taos, New Mexico, for the past 10 years. Through careful recording of domestic and commercial architecture within the majestic sweep of sky and land, she reframes the question of man versus nature. This inquiry is ever more urgent as consumer culture bumps hard against diminishing natural resources.
Reception with the artist: September 6, 5-8 p.m.
Gallery Talks: September 18 at 12 p.m. and September 21 at 1 p.m.
Teddy Cruz’ work dwells at the border between San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico, where he has been developing a practice and pedagogy that emerge out of the particularities of this bicultural territory and the integration of theoretical research and design production. Teddy’ Cruz has been recognized internationally in collaboration with community-based nonprofit organizations such as Casa Familiar for its work on housing and its relationship to an urban policy more inclusive of social and cultural programs for the city.
The Meadows School will host a free public concert as part of the 2013 PanAmerican Music Festival in Dallas-Fort Worth, a five-day event organized by Eduardo Rojas, Colombian piano virtuoso and Meadows Division of Music accompanist.
The festival was created to “bridge North and South America through the sharing of our cultural and artistic roots and to give a platform to young, up-and-coming musicians, to showcase their extraordinary talents,” says Rojas.