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.

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August 2021

Digital Drawing from the Masters

August 22, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free – $5

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each session will provide…

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Digital Drawing from the Masters

August 29, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free – $5

Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each session will provide…

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September 2021

Virtual Connections

September 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners, and family members are invited to attend this relaxed social gathering over Zoom. Attendees reconnect with friends, explore art from the collection,…

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Virtual Lecture | Museo del Traje: A Journey Through the Collections

September 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
$10
Museo del Traje:

Elvira González Asenjo, curator, Museo del Traje, Centro de Investigación del Patrimonio Etnológico The Museo del Traje (Spanish National Museum for Fashion) in Madrid is Spain’s premier museum of historic…

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EXHIBITION – Image and Identity: Mexican Fashion in the Modern Period

September 19, 2021 - January 9, 2022
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States

A focused exhibition in the museum’s first-floor galleries explores Mexican fashion through photographs, prints, books, and gouaches from the 19th and 20th centuries drawn from the collections of the Meadows…

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Museo del Traje outfit

EXHIBITION – Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje

September 19, 2021 - January 9, 2022

For the first time, works in the Meadows collection will be paired with representative examples of the historic dress depicted to shed new light on the relationship between representation and…

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Drawing from the Masters

September 19, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O’Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety…

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

September 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of…

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GALLERY TALK – Image and Identity: Mexican Fashion in the Modern Period

September 24, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink, 2020-21 Center for Spain in America (CSA) Curatorial Fellow, Meadows Museum

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Digital Drawing from the Masters

September 26, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each session…

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October 2021

VIRTUAL TALK – Further Afield | Incarnating Black Sanctity: Fleshtones and “Lifelikeness” in Baroque Spanish Sculpture

October 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Erin Rowe, associate professor of history, Johns Hopkins UniversityThis talk explores the contrast between representations of Black and White saints in Baroque Spanish polychromed sculpture. The process of painting fleshtones…

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MOVIES WITH THE MEADOWS | The Disenchantment (El Desencanto) (1976), directed by Jaime Chavarri

October 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Aaron Shulman, authorMovies with the Meadows pairs scholar and screen. Registration includes a link to stream the film at your leisure October 6–8 and a link to a live Zoom…

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LUIS MARTÍN LECTURE SERIES IN THE HUMANITIES | Scratching the Surface: A History of Paintings Conservation (online/in-person)

October 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

This program runs for five Fridays from October 15-November 12. Claire Barry, Director of Paintings Conservation Emerita, Kimbell Art Museum. This lecture series will use case studies to illuminate the…

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Drawing from the Masters

October 17, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O’Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety of…

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Meadows Museum Trick or Treat

October 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free – $12
Trick or Treat image with a family

Join us for the annual Meadows Museum Trick or Treat! Bring the kids and grandkids in costume to explore the museum with a map that leads to works of art…

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

October 17, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artistEnjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety of…

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Virtual Connections

October 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners, and family members are invited to attend this relaxed social gathering over Zoom. Attendees reconnect with friends, explore art from the collection,…

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GALLERY TALK – The Clothes Make the Man: Masculinity and Fashion at the Meadows

October 22, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Free to Paid

Amy Freund, associate professor and Kleinheinz Family Endowed Chair in Art History, SMU. This program is sponsored by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain.

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VIRTUAL LECTURE – Fashion and Fantasy in Eighteenth-Century France and Spain

October 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell, fashion historian, curator, and journalist During Spain’s Golden Age, its fashions were admired and imitated across Europe. But the decline of Spanish power and the ascendancy of France…

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Digital Drawing from the Masters

October 24, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each…

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November 2021

VIRTUAL LECTURE – Further Afield | Captive Objects: Catholic Artifacts Across the Early Modern Mediterranean

November 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CDT
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Daniel Hershenzon, associate professor, Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, University of Connecticut Catholic artifacts—rosaries, relics, paintings, and more—circulated in the thousands in the early modern, western Mediterranean, crisscrossing religious boundaries. This…

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Memorial Service for Dr. Mark A. Roglán

November 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Perkins Chapel, 6001 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
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A public memorial service will celebrate the life of Dr. Mark A. Roglán at Perkins Chapel, SMU; a reception follows at the museum. The service will be livestreamed on the…

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Virtual Connections

November 17, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners, and family members are invited to attend this relaxed social gathering over Zoom. Attendees reconnect with friends, explore art from the collection,…

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LECTURE – Making It: Creating Fashion in Early Modern Europe (online/in-person)

November 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Annette Becker, director and curator, UNT CVAD Texas Fashion Collection. Have you ever wondered how delicate, handmade lace is created or how stiff ruffs stayed so crisp and white? And…

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GALLERY TALK – Twentieth-Century Sculpture at the Meadows

November 19, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Free to Paid

Clarisse Fava-Piz, 2021-23 Mellon Curatorial Fellow, Meadows Museum

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Drawing from the Masters

November 21, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O’Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety…

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

November 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety…

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Digital Drawing from the Masters

November 28, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each…

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December 2021

VIRTUAL LECTURE – Further Afield | Dressing the Court of Philip IV

December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Amanda Wunder, associate professor of early modern European history, City University of New York (CUNY)-Lehman College The court of Philip IV (1621–1665) is best remembered today for the extreme fashions…

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Virtual Connections

December 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners, and family members are invited to attend this relaxed social gathering over Zoom. Attendees reconnect with friends, explore art from the collection,…

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GALLERY TALK – Diversity in Pictures: Prints and Photographs of Mexico from the DeGolyer Library

December 17, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free

Anne Peterson, curator of photographs, DeGolyer Library

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Drawing from the Masters

December 19, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O’Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety…

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

December 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Ian O’Brien, artist. Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety…

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January 2022

VIRTUAL LECTURE – Further Afield | Mother, Daughter, Widow, and Wife: The Conundrum of Mary in Early Modern Hispanic Art

January 11 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to Paid

Charlene Villaseñor Black, professor of art history and Chicana/o studies, UCLA Marian devotion is grounded in a conundrum: Mary is both exemplary and ordinary, superior to all other women and…

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Drawing from the Masters

January 16 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to paid

Ian O’Brien, artist Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction as artist Ian O’Brien leads you through the Meadows Museum’s galleries. Each session will provide an opportunity to explore a variety…

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Children’s Drawing from the Masters

January 16 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to paid

Ian O’Brien, artist Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction with artist and elementary art teacher Ian O’Brien. Each session provides children ages 5-12 with the opportunity to explore a variety…

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Digital Drawing from the Masters

January 23 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Online, 5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205 United States
Free to paid

Ian O’Brien, artist Enjoy afternoons of informal drawing instruction remotely over Zoom as artist Ian M. O’Brien leads you through a work of art in the Meadows Museum’s collection. Each…

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