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Meadows Museum at SMU

Indoor $$$
Art Museum, Educational, Cultural
5900 Bishop Boulevard, Dallas, TX
URL: Meadows Museum at SMU  Phone: 214-768-2516
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Activity Overview

Focusing on Spanish art, the Meadows Museum at Smu offers an excellent insight into the Golden Age of the 16th to 18th centuries. The museum was founded by Algur H. Meadows in 1965 and includes masterpieces by some of the most important Spanish painters in the history: Velazquez, El Greco, Ribera,. Goya, Murillo, Picasso and Miro.

The main attraction of the museum is the main collection which includes highlights such as "Yard with Madmen" by Francisco de Goya. The museum is also home to the Elizabeth Meadows Sculpture Collection displayed on the outdoor plaza.

Located on Bishop Boulevard on the edge of the Southern Methodist University campus, the Meadows Museum at Smu offers free parking for all visitors.

Things to Do

  • Book a place at one of the teacher workshops that allows you to learn more about the special exhibitions and collections of the museum. Check the website of the museum for the workshop schedule.
  • Check out the rotating exhibitions before planning a visit. The museum borrows pieces of Spanish art from all over the world for the special displays.

Meadows Museum at Smu Insider Tips

  • Do not miss the altarpiece of St. Peter
  • The free parking is underground and is rarely crowded
  • The moving wave sculpture in front of the museum is worth seeing

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