Program Calendar

Any person needing a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in a museum program should contact the Education Coordinator (museumaccess@smu.edu) at least one week prior to the program to arrange for the accommodation. For more information and to view a list of accommodations, please visit our accessibility page.

PLEASE NOTE: Many different organizations use our public spaces for their programs; this calendar lists only museum programming. If the event you seek is not listed here, please visit the web site of the sponsoring organization for more information.

EXHIBITION: Meditating on Materiality in the Meadows Collections

Downstairs Galleries 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Thirty objects from the Meadows Museum’s permanent collection of Spanish art, SMU’s Master of Fine Arts Collection, and its University Art Collection explore how artists intentionally challenge the limits of […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Angelia Ford leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and […]

Free – $12

Making at the Meadows

Gene and Jerry Jones Great Hall 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Let your creativity run wild with local artists and make your own mini masterpieces to take home! Paint with string to create a textile-based mini-masterpiece, Construct a sculpture with a […]

$5 – $25

GALLERY TALK | The Act of Painting and the Work of Diego Velázquez

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from local guest speakers. Today's presenter is Barnaby Fitzgerald, Professor Emeritus of Art, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU. Free with […]

Free – $12

CONNECT & CREATE | Giacometti Sculptures

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Families come in all shapes and sizes and so does creativity. The Meadows Museum and Highland Park Library invite kids and their grown-ups to join us on the first Saturday of […]

Free – $12

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

SENSORY CART | Meditating on Materiality

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free

SENSORY CART | Meditating on Materiality

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Polymer Pinch Pots

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Polymer Pinch Pots

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

In collaboration with SMU’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program and SMU Libraries, the Meadows Museum presents this Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to teach people how to update and add articles on Wikipedia, […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

GALLERY TALK | Weaving and the Work of Teresa Lanceta

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Meadows Museum gallery talks feature art research and perspectives from local guest speakers. Today's presenter is Kyla Crawford, artist and Adjucnt Instructor, University of North Texas and Dallas College. The […]

Free – $12

FAMILY DAY | String Thing

This Family Day celebrates knitting to weaving and everything in between. Enjoy art-making, gallery activities, story time, and more as you explore all the ways artists use string, yarn, and […]

Free

Total Eclipse of the Art

View the total solar eclipse from our Sculpture Plaza, where artworks and landscaping will offer lots of interesting viewing shadow effects! A limited quantity of viewing glasses will be available […]

Free

SENSORY CART | Meditating on Materiality

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free

SENSORY CART | Meditating on Materiality

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

Piano Recital by Candlelight

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Enjoy a candlelight concert by Spanish pianist Rosalía Gómez Lasheras while surrounded by the Meadows Museum’s seventeenth-century paintings. Born in Santiago de Compostela in 1994, Gómez Lasheras began her piano […]

Free – $10

OPEN STUDIO | Gold Leaf

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Gold Leaf

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing […]

Free – $12

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

CONNECT & CREATE | Weave Away!

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Families come in all shapes and sizes and so does creativity. The Meadows Museum and Highland Park Library invite kids and their grown-ups to join us on the first Saturday of […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Lady at the Paris Exposition

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

Connections

The Gates 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

This informal program is designed for individuals with early-stage dementia, their care partners, and family members. Participants explore the galleries through interactive activities; experiment with different materials to create individual […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Soap Carving

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Soap Carving

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing […]

Free – $12

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

CONNECT & CREATE | Royal Crowns

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Families come in all shapes and sizes and so does creativity. The Meadows Museum and Highland Park Library invite kids and their grown-ups to join us on the first Saturday of […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Lady at the Paris Exposition

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Lady at the Paris Exposition

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

OPEN STUDIO | Egg Tempera Painting

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Egg Tempera Painting

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing […]

Free – $12

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

CONNECT & CREATE

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Families come in all shapes and sizes and so does creativity. The Meadows Museum and Highland Park Library invite kids and their grown-ups to join us on the first Saturday of […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Muñoz’s Seated Figure

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Muñoz’s Seated Figure

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

OPEN STUDIO | Latch Hook Designs

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing […]

Free – $12

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

CONNECT & CREATE | Cubist Portraits

Jake and Nancy Hamon Galleries

Families come in all shapes and sizes and so does creativity. The Meadows Museum and Highland Park Library invite kids and their grown-ups to join us on the first Saturday of […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Muñoz’s Seated Figure

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

SENSORY CART | Muñoz’s Seated Figure

Virginia Meadows Galleries

Stop by the Sensory Cart in the galleries to explore art through the multiple senses. Visitors are invited to feel a variety of materials, experience specific scents, and listen to […]

Free – $12

OPEN STUDIO | Linocuts

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

OPEN STUDIO | Linocuts

Education Studio

Drop by the Education Studio each month for the opportunity to explore materials and create art projects inspired by the works on view at the museum. A new project is […]

Free

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12

Children’s Drawing from the Masters

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children with the opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing […]

Free – $12

Drawing from the Masters

Meadows Museum 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX, United States

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist Ian O’Brien. Each session provides an opportunity to explore a variety of techniques and improve drawing skills. Designed for adults and students […]

Free – $12