2021

May 7, 2021 – Learning at Lunch | Behind the Curtain: Managing a Museum Collection

April 27, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch | The Book as Art & Artifact at Bridwell Library | R. Arvid nelsen

April 15, 2021 – Alonso Cano and the Triumph of Beauty

April 2, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch | Out of Many, One: Santiago Calatrava at the Meadows | Nick Hartigan

March 25, 2021 – 20 Years on the Boulevard: Reflections of the Past, Vision for the Future

March 18, 2021 – Collecting Across Campus

March 5, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch | Dalí: Painting, Prints, & Sculpture at the Meadows | Shelley DeMaria

March 4, 2021 – Movies with the Meadows: El Rayo | Dr. Constantin C. Icleanu

February 23, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch: Villabrille: Maker and Making | Dr. Wendy Sepponen

February 18, 2021 – Thinking Through Velázquez: Las Meninas And Its Afterlives | Rebecca Quinn Teresi & Santiago Garcia

February 5, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch: Reframing Divinity | Laura Varela Mejia

2020

December 15, 2021 – Learning @ Lunch: Dressing to Impress, Nancy Cohen Israel

December 4, 2021 – Artist Talk with Bernardo Vallarino and Shelley DeMaria

November 17, 2020 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Learning @ Lunch: Reviving Nature Morte

November 6, 2020 – Dr. Antje Gamble, Assistant Professor in Art History at Murray State University, Learning @ Lunch: Marino Marini from Fascist to Democratic Italy

October 23, 2020 – C. D. Dickerson III, curator and head of the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain

October 20, 2020 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Learning @ Lunch: The 17th Century Teleconference

October 9, 2020 – Dr. Wendy Sepponen, 2018–2020 Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, Learning @ Lunch: Behind the Sculptures

September 24, 2020 – Introduction: Meadows Museum CSA Curatorial Fellow Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink

October 9, 2020 – Movies with the Meadows: Spotlight on Pedro Almodóvar

September 17, 2020 – Amanda Dotseth, Meadows Museum Curator, The Adoration of the Magi by the Master of Sigena: Six Centuries in the Life of an Altarpiece, Pt. 2

September 17, 2020 – Amanda Dotseth, Meadows Museum Curator, The Adoration of the Magi by the Master of Sigena: Six Centuries in the Life of an Altarpiece, Pt. 1

September 15, 2020 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Learning @ Lunch: Painting a Pandemic

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September 4, 2020 – Daniel Ralston, PhD Candidate in Art History at Columbia University, Learning @ Lunch: Goya, the Goyesque, and the Rest,

March 6, 2020 – Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History at SMU, Luis Martin Lecture Series in the Humanities: Spotlight on the Meadows Museum (Part 5)

March 5, 2020, Secundino Hernández: Apuntes: Themes and Variation

February 28, 2020 – Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History at SMU, Luis Martin Lecture Series in the Humanities: Spotlight on the Meadows Museum (Part 4)

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February 21, 2020 – Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History at SMU, Luis Martin Lecture Series in the Humanities: Spotlight on the Meadows Museum (Part 3)

February 14, 2020 – Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History at SMU, Luis Martin Lecture Series in the Humanities: Spotlight on the Meadows Museum (Part 2)

February 7, 2020 – Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History at SMU, Luis Martin Lecture Series in the Humanities: Spotlight on the Meadows Museum (Part 1)

January 30, 2020 – Francesc Fontbona, member of Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi: Modernist Catalan Painting

2019

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December 12, 2019, Guillaume Kientz, Curator of European Art, Kimbell Art Museum: El Greco: Last Master of the Italian Renaissance

October 25, 2019, Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities: Discovering al-Andalus (Part 5)

October 18, 2019, Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities: Discovering al-Andalus (Part 4)

October 11, 2019, Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities: Discovering al-Andalus (Part 3)

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June 20, 2019 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Lecture Series: The Flemish Muse (Part 3)

June 13, 2019 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Lecture Series: The Flemish Muse (Part 2)

June 6, 2019 – Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian, writer, and owner of Art à la Carte, Lecture Series: The Flemish Muse (Part 1)

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May 2, 2019 – Stephanie Stepanek: Goya, A Vision in Wash

April 5, 2019 – Wendy Sepponen, 2018–2020 Mellon Curatorial Fellow at the Meadows Museum, Death and Devotion: Sculpture in Sixteenth-Century Spain

February 7, 2019 – Daniel Ralston, Meadows Curatorial Fellow: Th­e Spanish Look: Fortuny, Frenchmen, and the Sombrero Calañés

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October 17, 2019, Blanca Pons-Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla Scholar: Sorolla and Clotilde: Portraits of a Love Story

September 27, 2019, Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities: Discovering al-Andalus

Mar 18, 2019, Brian Allen, independent art historian Eakins, Sargent, and Chase: Fortuny’s Divergent American Admirers

Mar 18, 2019, Julie Harris, affiliated scholar, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, Patronage without Patrons: Manuscripts and Anonymity in Jewish Iberia

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March 8, 2019 Ali Asgar Alibhai, visiting lecturer, The University of Texas at Dallas, From Sound to Light: Medieval Western Muslim Practice of Converting Christian Bells into Lamps

March 1, 2019 Amanda Dotseth, curator, Meadows Museum Series Introduction, Art in Medieval and Renaissance Spain

Feb 14, 2019, A conversation between art museum directors Mikhail Piotrovski of the State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, and Glenn Lowry of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, followed by a discussion between Ambassador Mikhail Shvydkoy, Special Commitments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Russian Federation, and Nicholas Berliner, Director of the Office of Russian Affairs, U.S. State Department. Daniel T. Orlovsky, Professor and George Bouhe Research Fellow in Russian Studies, Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences, SMU, moderates both conversations, Finding a Way: The Soft Diplomacy of Art Exchanges Between Russia and the United States

Jan 10, 2019, Nancy Cohen Israel, art historian and owner of Art à la Carte, ‘Aliyah:’ Dali’s Celebration of Homecoming

2018

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Nov 17, 2018 – Irene Civil, Head of Conservation Department, The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation: Dalí’s Craftsmanship: A Closer Look

Oct 26, 2018, Josh R. Rose, faculty of Art History, Brookhaven College, Session 5 – Salvador Dali and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Oct 19, 2018, Josh R. Rose, faculty of Art History, Brookhaven College, Session 4 – Salvador Dali and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Oct 11, 2018, Elliott King, Associate Professor of Art History, Washington and Lee University – Salvador Dali’s Surrealism of the Tiny

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Oct 5, 2018, Josh R. Rose, faculty of Art History, Brookhaven College, Session 3 – Salvador Dali and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Sep 28, 2018, Josh R. Rose, faculty of Art History, Brookhaven College, Session 2 – Salvador Dali and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Sep 21, 2018, Josh R. Rose, faculty of Art History, Brookhaven College, Session 1 – Salvador Dali and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Sep 7, 2018, Mark A. Roglán – Intimate Images: Dali and the Tradition of the Small

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Jul 16, 2018, Mark Roglan and Andrew Walker, Session 1, At the Beach: Mariano Fortuny y Marsal and William Merritt Chase

Jun 14, 2018, Nancy Cohen Israel, Session 3 – Lights, Camera, LandscapeThe Rise of Impressionism

Jun 7, 2018, Nancy Cohen Israel, Session 2 – Lights, Camera, LandscapeThe Rise of Impressionism

May 31, 2018, Nancy Cohen Israel, Session 1 – Lights, Camera, Landscape, The Rise of Impressionism 

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Mar. 22, 2018, From Rodin to Plensa: Modern Sculpture at the Meadows Museum

Mar. 23, 2018, Luis Martin Lecture Series Spring 2018, Session 5 – Murillo, Artistic Intelligence and the Spanish Golden Age

Mar. 16, 2018, Luis Martin Lecture Series Spring 2018, Session 4 – Murillo, Artistic Intelligence and the Spanish Golden Age

Feb. 23, 2018, Luis Martin Lecture Series Spring 2018, Session 3 – Murillo, Artistic Intelligence and the Spanish Golden Age

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Feb. 22, 2018 – Maria Fortuny’s Beach at Portici
Feb. 16, 2018, Luis Martin Lecture Series Spring 2018, Session 2 – Murillo, Artistic Intelligence and the Spanish Golden Age
Feb. 9, 2018, Luis Martin Lecture Series Spring 2018, Session 1 – Murillo, Artistic Intelligence and the Spanish Golden Age
Feb 2, 2018 – Memory, Mind, Matter: The Public Art of Eduardo Chillida in Focus

2017

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Dec 5, 2017 – Symposium: Looking Below the Surface: Working Methods of Zurbaran, Velazquez, and Murillo
Nov 14, 2017 – Symposium: Jacob and his Twelve Sons at the Crossroads of Religion, afternoon session
Nov 14, 2017 – Symposium: Jacob and his Twelve Sons at the Crossroads of Religion, morning session

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Nov 3, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran, Part 6, by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU
Oct 13, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran, Part 5, by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU
Oct 20, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran, Part 4, by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU
Oct 27, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran, Part 3, by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU

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Oct 6, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran, Part 2, by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU
Sep 29, 2017 – Poetry in Paint: The World and Work of Francisco de Zurbaran by Adam Jasienski, Assistant Professor of Art History, SMU
Sep 26, 2017 – Zurbarán: “Jacob and His Twelve Sons,” Art at the Center of, Part 1, Civic Engagement. Jonathan Ruffer, chairman of Auckland Castle Trust, Eleven Arches, and Ruffer, LLP, presents the plans for the restoration of the former home of the Prince Bishops and the development of a collection of Spanish art as the central project for the revitalization of County Durham in Northern England.
Apr 25, 2017 – Edward Payne, Senior Curator of Spanish Art, Auckland Castle gives a lecture entitled, Sublime and Grotesque: Ribera and the Art of Drawing.

2016

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Nov 15, 2016 – Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo Symposium. Speakers: Eugenio Carmona, distinguished professor of art history, Universidad de Málaga, Rosario Peiró, head of collections, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Jordana Mendelson, associate professor in the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Languages & Literature, New York University, Jacqueline Rattray, lecturer in modern literature, Goldsmiths University of London
May 20, 2016 – Lecture by Laurence Kanter: Fra Angelico and the Early Renaissance in Florence
Oct 14, 2016 – Carlotta Corpron: Stretching Reality. Lecture by John Rohrbach, Sr. Curator of Photographs, Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Carlotta Corpron (1901-1988) took up the quintessential tool for describing the world – the camera – and used it instead to construct new worlds. This lecture will explore how she internalized the artistic ideals of her day and caught the admiration of leading artists by innovatively reimagining photographic conceptions of space and time.

2015

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July 31, 2015 – Ángel Aterido Fernández, Professor of Art History, Fundación Ortega-Marañon, Centro de Estudios Internacional de Toledo. To celebrate the loan of the full-length portrait of “Infanta Margarita in a Blue Dress,” from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, this lecture will address the painting in relation to works created at the end of Velázquez’s life. A scholar in Spanish golden age painting, Aterido will discuss the painting in the context of royal portraiture at the court of Madrid.
May 2, 2015 – KERA’s Lee Cullum leads a discussion about the history of the Meadows Museum, featuring important figures instrumental to the formation and growth of the institution over its 50-year history.
Renaissance Masters in the Abelló Collection
April, 2015 – lecture (part 1) given by Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, held in conjunction with the exhibition The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters.

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April, 2015 – lecture (part 2) given by Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, held in conjunction with the exhibition The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters.
April 2015 –
Lecture given by John AlexanderHuman/nature.The Ridiculous and Sublime: Recent Works by John Alexander
Feb 7, 2015 – International Symposium: Curating Goya (part 1)
Feb 7, 2015 –International Symposium: Curating Goya (part 2)

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Feb 26, 2015 – Portraits in Conversation: Francisco de Goya and Vicente López y Portaña

2014

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Feb 24, 2014 – Rick Brettell’s lecture “Sorolla and Cosmopolitan Painting in Europe and America 1870-1920.”
Feb 24, 2014 – Sorolla and America Symposium Part 1 of 3: “The Right Time and the Right Place: Sorolla and The Hispanic Society”
Feb 24, 2014 Sorolla and America Symposium Part 2 of 3: “Sorolla and la españolada: In Search of the Authentic Spain”
Feb 24, 2014Sorolla and America Symposium Part 3 of 3: “The Restoration of Masterworks by Joaquín Sorolla: The Rediscovery of Light”

2013

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All from International Symposium: From the Other Shore: Narratives and Perspectives on Spanish & Latin American Art, May 1-2, 2013

May 1, 2013 – Manuel Borja-Villel, Director of the Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, “Local Versus Global Spanish Art and Latin-American Art in the Permanent Collection and Exhibitions of the Museo Reina Sofía
May 1, 2013 – Mark Roglán, The Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, “From a Collection of Spanish Art to a Center for Spanish Culture
May 1, 2013 – Ángel Kalenberg, former Director of the Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales de Montevideo, Uruguay, “Narratives of Latin-American Art: From Montevideo to Mainstream Art History”
May 1, 2013 – Eugenio Carmona, Distinguished Professor of Art History, Universidad de Málaga, Spain, and Head of the Research Project “Narraciones de lo Moderno,” “Narratology and Modern Art. Selected Examples from the Meadows Museum Collection: Juan Gris, Picasso, María Blanchard and Julio Gonzalez

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All from: International Symposium: From the Other Shore: Narratives and Perspectives on Spanish & Latin American Art, May 1-2, 2013

May 1, 2013 – Diana Wechsler, Director of the Institute for Research in Art and Culture at the National University of Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina, “Realism’ in the Fabric of Modern Debate between Europe and the Americas”
May 1, 2013 – María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco, Professor of Art History, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain, “Narrating Modern Spanish Art: A Foreign Affair? James Johnson Sweeney’s Views on Spanish Art and its Influence”
May 2, 2013 – Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin-American Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and Director, International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA), “Resisting Categories: Latin American and/or Latino?”
May 2, 2013 – Miriam Basilio, Assistant Professor of Art History and Museum Studies, New York University, “The Evolving Latin-American Canon”

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May 2, 2013 – Mari Carmen Ramírez and Miriam Basilio, Q & A
May 2, 2013 – Dore Ashton, author and critic, New York, “The Place of Spanish Art in Modern Experience”

2012

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Sep 13, 2012 Symposium for “Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits” from Meadows Museum on Vimeo. (Large video: may take a few minutes to download and start.)
Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits exhibition by ‘Art Matters’ presenter Quin Matthews
February 2012 – “The Invention of Glory: The Pastrana Tapestries of King Afonso V of Portugal,” by Barbara von Barghahn