Symposium

RASC/a Art History Graduate Student Conference 2018: Untethered Subjects

When: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, 5 p.m.: Keynote lecture by Dr. Krista Thompson, Northwestern University – East Ballroom, Hughes-Trigg Student Center, 3140 Dyer St. on the SMU campus, Dallas 75205

Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Graduate student paper presentations – Greer Garson Screening Room 3531, Third Floor, Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop Blvd. on the SMU campus, Dallas 75205

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2698

MPOWER: Launching Your Career After Meadows

When: 
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: 

Featuring SMU Meadows Alumnus and 2017 Tony Award Winner for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Michael Aronov, Meadows faculty and alumni.

Take advantage of this opportunity to hear from Meadows alumni and faculty about the things that are most important as you leave SMU and begin to pave your own way for the career you’ve dreamed about.

Faculty will talk about promoting yourself online, how to be memorable when networking, how to price your freelance work, getting funding for your projects and more.

Price: 

FREE 

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3425

Museum Symposium: The Medieval World in a Spanish Context

When: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Christine Sciacca, The Walters Art Museum

Ana Cabrera, The Victoria & Albert Museum/Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, Madrid 

Jordi Camps, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

Heather Ecker, Virdian Projects

Griff Mann, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Cloisters

Therese Martin, CSIC, Madrid

Shannon Wearing, Associated Scholar, UCLA

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required; call 214.768.8587

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.8587

Symposium Keynote Lecture

When: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

Julian Raby, Dame Jillian Sackler Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required; call 214.768.8587

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.8587

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.

Museum Symposium Keynote Lecture: “Jacob and the Bishop: Where Faith and Art Meet” 

When: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

N.T. Wright, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, St. Mary’s College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Price: 

FREE; seating is first-come, first-served.

Contact: 

For more information, 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

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

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.

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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