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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.

young woman reading a book and holding flowers

DeGolyer Library

Engaged with Books: Photographs Over Time

Fondren Library West, Hillcrest Exhibit Hall 

An exhibit of some 200 photographs of people in the act of reading, holding or otherwise engaged with books or printed matter. Open to the public from September 9 to November 12, 2021.


Curatorial Minds Lab logo

Hamon Arts Library

Curatorial Minds Lab

Hamon Arts Library, Hawn Gallery

A gathering (online/on-campus) of SMU alumni and current students interested in deepening their understanding of the historical development of curatorial practices and the study of contemporary art display and theory/practice including exhibition typologies and curatorial models.

On exhibit through December 17, 2021.