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illustration of Aaron with a menorah

Bridwell Library

The Word Embodied: Scripture as Creative Inspiration in Twentieth-Century Book Arts

Online Exhibit

Twentieth-century printers and artists developed aesthetic principles that articulated the power of the book to influence the reader’s experience of a text. They endeavored not simply to copy or illustrate Scripture but to embody it in a meaningful form.

Image: The Story of the Exodus. Paris and New York: Leon Amiel, 1966.


"Be My Valentine" card featuring two doves and flowers

DeGolyer Library

Love Notes

Online Exhibit

This year, we could all use a little extra love.  In honor of Valentine's Day, DeGolyer Library staff gathered a sampling of romantic stories, cards, and letters from the past, providing insight into how couples expressed their feelings of love across time and miles.

Dan Wingren, Untitled, 1980s

Hamon Arts Library

Dan Wingren: The Image and Magic

Gallery Exhibit

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.