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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.


sheet music cover: Votes for Women

DeGolyer Library

Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes: An Exhibition Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment

Online Exhibit

Features over 100 objects from the collections of Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner, Helen LaKelly Hunt, and the DeGolyer Library documenting the history of the women’s rights movement from the 19th century and early 20th century.

Image: Votes for Women Suffrage Rallying Songs, DeGolyer Library, Danny O. Crew Sheet Music Collection.

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.