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Hawn Gallery presents: Pipes on Paper: the Wallmann Collection of Books on the Organ opening July 15

In Western music, more books have been written on the organ than any other instrument. This summer exhibition, Pipes on Paper, open on Monday, July 15, highlights a selection of books on this grand and artful instrument from the James… Continue Reading →

South•Western Arts Magazine

Jerry Bywaters made major art and journalistic contributions to the Dallas and Southwest art scene beginning in the 1920s.  He was considered an unofficial art critic for SMU’s literary journal, the Southwest Review, by reporting on artists and art events…. Continue Reading →

G. William Jones Film and Video Collection – Spring 2019 Update

It’s been a busy Spring here at the Jones Collection! In The Media:   We’ve had several stories in the news.  Here are just some of the highlights: WFAA – Kincaid’s Hamburgers WFAA – Oscar’s History WFAA – Auto History… Continue Reading →

The Illusion of Being: the artists’ interview with Cravens, Faircloth, and Whitt

Thank you to each of you for your willingness to participate in this interview. This exhibition, The Illusion of Being, is a captivating exhibition in the Hawn Gallery and I hope that many more visitors at the university and in… Continue Reading →

FREE: Material Horizon Workshop: Digital Negatives – May 3rd at 11 am

Digital Negativeswith Ross Faircloth, Artist & Ashley Whitt, Artist and Director of Visual Resources Friday, May 3rd11:00 am – 1:00 pmThe Darkroom, OFAC 2625 Using Adobe Photoshop, participants in this workshop will learn how to create digital negatives which will… Continue Reading →

The Brinkerhoff Lodge and Potter Art Iron Studios Collection at Hamon Arts Library

What do a historic log lodge in Wyoming and the Bywaters Special Collection at the Hamon Arts Library have in common? As it turns out, both house unique collections related to a Dallas art studio, the Potter Art Iron Studios…. Continue Reading →

Hawn Gallery presents The Illusion of Being: Photographic Works by Lynné Bowman Cravens, Ross Faircloth, and Ashley Whitt

The final Hawn Gallery exhibition for spring 2019, The Illusion of Being: Photographic Works by Lynné Bowman Cravens, Ross Faircloth, and Ashley Whitt, is a group exhibition of photographic works by DFW-based artists. Each artist utilizes lens-based media to investigate… Continue Reading →

Jones Film Collection – March 2019

In the Media It’s been way too long, and we have so much to share! The Jones Collection was all over the news these last few months.  Here are some of the highlights! WFAA – Texas Summers Flashback: Dallas – Santos… Continue Reading →

Q & A with conceptual writer and professor, Simon Morris

The spring 2019 Hawn Gallery exhibition, Information/Object: Late 20th – Early 21st Century Artists’ Books, features a selection of artists’ books from the Hamon Arts’ and DeGolyer’s libraries collections as well as some personal loans from collectors. One of the… Continue Reading →

Forum on problematic works in collections: When “Great” Works aren’t “Good”

A Roundtable on Teaching Problematic Works of Art, Literature & Film sponsored by the 2019 World Languages and Literatures International Film Festival Tuesday, February 19, 2019 5:30-6:15 pm Screening Room – Greer Garson 3531 Owen Arts Center

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