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December 2016

Collection Spotlight: Edward Gustav Eisenlohr art work and papers

Edward Gustav Eisenlohr was born in Ohio to a family of German immigrants. When he was two years old the family relocated to Dallas, where his father established Eisenlohr Drug Store. As a young boy living in Dallas, E. G…. Continue Reading →

Having Fun at Hamon the Origami Way

“I can’t!” “I have never done origami before.” These comments were some of the responses Hamon Arts Library student assistants and others gave when they were first approached with the idea of “Taking an Origami Break.” However, after encouraging a few… Continue Reading →

WFAA Newsfilm Collection: Highlights from 1969

For my next trip into the WFAA Newsfilm Collection, I have chosen to focus on two musicians’ visits to Dallas in 1969.  First up, Glen Campbell, who also brought his TV show to the Dallas Memorial Auditorium for a taping… Continue Reading →

Interview with Hawn Gallery Exhibition Artist, Basil Kincaid

In late October, artist Basil Kincaid spent a week in Dallas installing the Hawn Gallery exhibition, R3clamation: Routes & Roots. During this time, he took a few moments for an interview with curatorial fellow, Georgia Erger, to discuss his personal… Continue Reading →

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