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outdoor banner featuring Qur'an from Bridwell Library Special Collections

Bridwell Library

Bridwell Library Special Collections: Items Featured in Fossils to Film

Online Exhibit

Bridwell Library loaned manuscripts, printed books, and artifacts for the Meadows Museum exhibition, Fossils to Film: The Best of SMU’s Collections. They are available for viewing in this online exhibition, and will remain on extended exhibit at the Museum through August 9, 2021.

Image: Fossils to Film banner with an image of Qur’an. Illuminated manuscript in Arabic on paper.[Persia, ca. 1600], Bridwell Library Special Collections. Photo by Rebecca Howdeshell.

Edward Curtis photo of women in a peach orchard

DeGolyer Library

Best of the DeGolyer: Items featured in ‘Fossils to Film’

Online Exhibit

View DeGolyer Library collections currently featured in Fossils to Film: the Best of SMU’s Collections at the Meadows Museum. Fossils to Film brings together over 100 works of art, specimens, and artifacts from across SMU, including a selection of DeGolyer Library photographs and historical documents.

Image: Peach Harvest – San Ildefonso. Photogravure, Edward S. Curtis, 1905

Dan Wingren, Untitled, 1980s

Hamon Arts Library

Dan Wingren: The Image and Magic

Hamon Arts Library, Second Floor

An exhibition highlighting the art career of Dan Wingren with archival documents and personal memories from colleagues and former students. Wingren was an artist and teacher active in Texas. Primarily known as a painter, he was both a popular and admired professor of art at SMU, where he taught several subjects including 19th- and 20th-century art history, contemporary art, design, drawing and painting.

Image: Dan Wingren, Untitled, oil on canvas, 24 x 18 inches; Gift of Mary Vernon.