The Jake and Nancy Hamon Papers contain the personal papers of Jake and Nancy Hamon. Jake Hamon was a legendary Dallas independent wildcatter while his wife Nancy was a celebrated hostess and philanthropist. The collection offers insights into Dallas social… Continue Reading →
Photographs in the Paper Dolls series confront the viewer with fundamental questions of viewer agency and power central to the critical investigation of visual culture. A feminist critique of visual culture, especially the culture of fashion magazine consumption by young… Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, November 11, art historian and critic, Michael Fried, and Dallas Museum of Art Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Gavin Delahunty, discussed Jackson Pollock’s black paintings, the focus of the exhibition opening at the DMA this coming… Continue Reading →
Beverly Mitchell, Art and Dance Librarian, presented a workshop today on grant writing for the arts. In attendance were SMU students and staff and representatives from Dallas non-profits.
The week of November 16-20 is GIS week, and the Central University Libraries new Initiative in Spatial Literacy is sponsoring a Missing Maps Mapathon– humanitarian mapping party! It will take place on Tuesday, November 17th, 3pm-6pm in the Fondren Library Center, and you are invited… Continue Reading →
Submissions to the Hamon blog are accepted year round. We welcome submissions from students, faculty, staff, and those from the broader Dallas community. Examples of submissions include:
This workshop presents organizational steps to help you begin your research for funding sources and craft clear and compelling proposals. Presented by Beverly Mitchell, Art and Dance Librarian.
An effective image can be essential when making an argument, but not all of us have graphic design skills and access to applications like Photoshop. Fortunately, there is a profusion of free or inexpensive web applications for nonexperts. Here is… Continue Reading →
The Texas Artists: Paintings, Sculpture, and Works on Paper (“Texas Artists”) digital collection was recently featured the global library collaborative OCLC’s website. Texas Artists is one of Central University Libraries’ (CUL) 48 digital collections, available on the CUL Digital Collections… Continue Reading →