For information on exhibitions prior to 2002, please contact the Curatorial Department at either 214.768.1548 or


Picasso/Rivera: Still Life and the Precedence of Form
August 6 – November 5, 2017

Picasso’s Dream and Lie of Franco: The Spanish Civil War in Print
April 2 – July 2, 2017

Between Heaven and Hell: The Drawings of Jusepe de Ribera
March 12 – June 11, 2017


Modern Spanish Art from the Asociación Colección Arte Contemporáneo

October 9, 2016-January 29, 2017

The Festival Book for San Fernando: Celebrating Sainthood in Baroque Seville

October 9, 2016-January 29, 2017

Salvador Dalí, An Early Surrealist Masterpiece
Through August 21, 2016

Process and Innovation: Carlotta Corpron and Janet Turner
Through August 21, 2016

Between Paris and Texas: Marie Cronin, Portraitist of the Belle Époque
February 14-June 5, 2016

Salvador Dalí, An Early Surrealist Masterpiece
January 30 – June 19, 2016

Treasures from the House of Alba: 500 Years of Art and Collecting
September 11, 2015–January 3, 2016


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Infanta Margarita in a Blue Dress: A Masterwork by Velázquez from Vienna
July 25–November 1, 2015

The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters
April 18-August 2, 2015

The Meadows Collects: 50 Years of Spanish Art in Texas
April 18-August 2, 2015

Human/nature. The Ridiculous and Sublime: Recent Works by John Alexander
March 22–June 28, 2015

Goya and López: A Conversation—Ambassador Loan from the Musée du Louvre, Paris
February 1-May 3, 2015

H. O. Robertson: A Self-Taught Texas Regionalist
November 9, 2014–March 31, 2015

Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention
September 21, 2014 – March 8, 2015


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The Spanish Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya in the Hamburger Kunsthalle
May 25-August 31, 2014

Sorolla and America
December 13, 2013-April 19, 2014


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The Stewart Album: Art, Letters, and Souvenirs to an American Patron in Paris
August 25 – November 10, 2013

Impressions of Europe: Nineteenth-Century Vistas by Martín Rico
March 10-July 7, 2013

Góngora/Picasso: Graphic Poetry
September 16, 2012 – January 13, 2013

Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits
September 16, 2012 – January 13, 2013


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The Collection of Calloway and Jerry Bywaters Cochran: In Honor of a Lone Star Legend
June 3 – August 19, 2012

The Frances Golden Ware Gift: Landscapes of the Southwest
June 3 – August 19, 2012

Modern Mexican Painting from the Andrés Blaisten Collection
April 29 – August 12, 2012

The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries
February 5 – May 13, 2012

Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion
March 4 – April 22, 2012

The Many Lives of Mary Magdalene: A Selection of Images from Bridwell Library Special Collections
September 18, 2011- January 15, 2012

The Prado at the Meadows: Ribera in a New Context
September 18, 2011- January 15, 2012

Ten Works, Ten Years: Collection Highlights at the New Meadows Museum
November 6, 2011- January 15, 2012

Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan
September 11, 2011 – January 8, 2012


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Concrete Improvisations: Collages and Sculpture by Esteban Vicente
May 15 – July 31, 2011

Esteban Vicente in America: Collage, Color and Somewhere In Between
May 15 – July 31, 2011

Grit & Glory: Six-Man Football, Photographs by Laura Wilson
January 30 – April 23, 2011

The Lost Manuscripts from the Sistine Chapel: An Epic Journey from Rome to Toledo
January 23 – April 23, 2011

The Prado at the Meadows: El Greco’s ‘Pentecost’ in a New Context
September 12, 2010 – February 6, 2011

Breaking New Ground: Presenting the George W. Bush Presidential Center
October 23, 2010 – February 6, 2011

Sultans and Saints: Spain’s Confluence of Cultures
September 12, 2010 – January 23, 2011


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Spanish Muse: A Contemporary Response
September 12 – December 12, 2010

Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Collector and Patron
March 7-July 18, 2010

Goya and López: Court Painters for Charles IV
March 7-July 18, 2010

Contours of Empire: The World of Charles IV
March 7-July 18, 2010

Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection
October 7, 2009-January 25, 2010


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Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917
June 21-September 20, 2009

New Light on the Etruscans: Fifteen Years of Excavation at Poggio Colla
January 25-May 17, 2009

From the Temple and the Tomb: Etruscan Treasures from Tuscany
January 25-May 17, 2009


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From Manet to Miró: Modern Drawings from the Abello Collection
September 14–December 2, 2008

Spain’s War of Independence: 1808-1814: The Ruins of Zaragoza and Goya’s “The Disasters of War
September 28–December 2, 2008

Jack Kilby: The Eye of Genius
July 12-September 21, 2008

Fernando Gallego & His Workshop: The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo. Paintings from the Collection of The University of Arizona Museum of Art
March 30-July 27, 2008

Apocalypse: Images from the Book of Revelation From the Bridwell Library Special Collection
March 30-June 22, 2008

Jerry Bywaters: Interpreter of the Southwest Lone Star Printmaker
November 30, 2007–March 2, 2008

Coming of Age: American Art 1850s to 1950s
November 30, 2007–February 24, 2008


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Tile Design in Valencia: From the Middle Ages Through the Early 20th Century
July 22–October 21, 2007

A Tribute to Texas Art: The Gift of William J. Hill
July 15–October 14, 2007

Boleros y Mantillas: Icons of Spanish Fashion in the Meadows Collection
February 4–June 17, 2007 (held over)

Balenciaga and His Legacy: Haute Couture from the Texas Fashion Collection (Held Over)
February 4–June 17, 2007

The Union of Human and Divine: Velázquez’s Immaculate Conception
March 6-May 27, 2007


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From Cranach to Monet: Highlights of the Pérez Simón Collection
September 29–December 31, 2006

From Cranach and Dürer to Rubens and Rembrandt: Prints Collected by Bridwell Library for Perkins School of Theology
September 29–December 31, 2006

Piranesi: A View of the Artist Through the Collection of Engravings of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos
July 20-September 10, 2006

Maya Textile Art: Collection of the Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya
March 23–June 4, 2006

Juan Van der Hamen y León and the Court of Madrid
March 16–May 28, 2006

Spanish Painting During the Lifetime of Van der Hamen
March 16–May 28, 2006

Goya’s View on the Spanish Golden Age: Prints from the Meadows Collection
March 16–May 28, 2006

José Ribera, Printmaker
March 16–May 28, 2006

Prelude to Spanish Modernism: Fortuny to Picasso
December 11, 2005–February 26, 2006

Fortuny to Sorolla: Drawings, Pastels, Watercolors, and Prints from the Meadows Museum Collection
December 11, 2005–February 26, 2006

The Algur H. Meadows Spanish Collection: 1899-1978
December 11, 2005–February 26, 2006

The Algur H. Meadows Legacy: 1978-2005
December 11, 2005–February 26, 2006


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Drawing from Life: Steve Mumford in Iraq, 2004-2004
October 6–November 27, 2005

Weaving the Legend of Don Quijote:18th Century Tapestries from the Court of Spain
September 15–November 13, 2005

From Drawing to Painting: Roger Winter’s ‘Subway Series’ and Beyond
April 20–July 31, 2005

The Art of the Book: A Centennial Tribute to Stanley Marcus, Bibliophile
April 20–July 31, 2005

Crafting Traditions: The Architecture of Mark Lemmon
February 23–July 10, 2005

Texas Vision, The Barrett Collection: The Art of Texas and Switzerland
November 21, 2004–January 30, 2005


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Painting a New World: Mexican Art & Life, 1521-1821
September 1–October 31, 2004

Painting a New World: Images of New Spain, Selections from the DeGolyer Library
September 1–October 31, 2004

Mapping a New World: Cartographic Treasures from the DeGolyer Library
September 1–October 31, 2004

Titans of Modern Mexico: Medieval & Early Renaissance Spain
August 11–October 24, 2004

Twentieth Century Texas and Spanish Prints
March 7–August 8, 2004

The Triumph of French Painting: 17th Century Masterpieces from the Museum of FRAME
April 30–July 25, 2004

Greek Vase Painting: Form, Figure, and Narrative Treasures of the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid
February 8–June 6, 2004

Images of Human Tragedy in Black & White: Etchings by Francisco de Goya and Photographs by Jeffrey Gusky
September 14, 2003–January 4, 2004

Anthony Caro: The Emma Series and After
October 19, 2003–January 4, 2004


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Spanish Master Drawings from Dutch Collections (1500-1900)
September 14–November 9, 2003

Masterpieces of Modern Sculpture: Rodin to Oldenburg: The Meadows Collection
New Installation Opening October 19, 2003

Francisco Toledo: Fantastic Zoology (Zoología Fantástica)
May 4–June 15, 2003

In the Meadows: Recent Sculpture, Drawings and Prints of James Surls
January 24–April 20, 2003


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Provisional Self: Sculpture and Drawings by James W. Sullivan
September 15–December 8, 2002

De Agua y de Luna: Silver Sculptures From Mexico
June 30–August 25, 2002