The Info List - Meadows School Of The Arts

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The ALGUR H. MEADOWS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS is the fine arts unit at Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University
, located in University Park, Texas
University Park, Texas
, USA. It is known for its programs in art, art history, arts administration, cinema, performing arts, advertising, journalism, media, and public relations.

Meadows School of the Arts
Meadows School of the Arts
began as the School of Music in 1917 and became Meadows School of the Arts
Meadows School of the Arts
in 1964, incorporating studies in art and theatre. In 1969, thanks to Algur H. Meadows and The Meadows Foundation, the school was named the Algur H. Meadows School of the Arts.

Who wrote this?


* 1 Areas of study * 2 Owen Arts Center * 3 Meadows Museum
Meadows Museum
* 4 Awards * 5 Alumni artists * 6 References * 7 External links


Meadows School of the Arts
Meadows School of the Arts
offers bachelor's and master's degrees and Artist Certificates. Courses include the fields of advertising, art, art history, arts entrepreneurship and arts management, communication studies, creative computation, dance, film and media arts, journalism, music and theatre. Divisions include the Temerlin Advertising Institute, Art, Art History, Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship, Cinema-Television, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs (CCPA), Dance, Journalism, Music, and Theatre.

* International Masters in Arts Management

Together with HEC Montreal
HEC Montreal
and SDA Bocconi
SDA Bocconi
, the Meadows School offers a 1-year master's degree covering the arts market, marketing for cultural enterprises and strategy. Students spend a term in Dallas, a term in Montreal and a term in Milan.

Who wrote this? Music Performance, Ballet, and Theatre.


The Owen Arts Center is one of two facilities that house the School. Located here are faculty offices, dean's office, administration offices, academic facilities, support and performance spaces, including:

* Bob Hope Theatre * Caruth Auditorium * Charles S. Sharp Performing Arts Studio * Doolin Gallery * Greer Garson Theatre * Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library * Margo Jones Theatre * O’Donnell Lecture/Recital Hall


The Meadows Museum
Meadows Museum
serves as a resource for local schools, colleges, the regional community and visitors from around the world. Showcased is a large collection of Spanish art with works dating from the 10th to the 21st centuries which was donated by the school's namesource, Algur H. Meadows. The collection also includes works by El Greco
El Greco
, Velázquez , Ribera , Murillo , Goya
, Miró , Rodin , Jacques Lipchitz , Henry Moore
Henry Moore
, Claes Oldenburg
Claes Oldenburg
, David Smith , Fritz Wotruba , and Santiago Calatrava
Santiago Calatrava


Beginning in 1981 the school awarded the ALGUR H. MEADOWS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS, which enabled students to interact with artists working in residence. These artists included Angela Lansbury , Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller
, Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
, Jacob Lawrence
Jacob Lawrence
, and Stephen Sondheim . It was announced in 2009 that the Meadows Award would be replaced by the Meadows Prize, an international arts residency. The prize allows up to four artists to interact with Meadows students and affiliated arts organizations and leave a lasting legacy in Dallas, whether a piece of artwork for the community or a new composition to be performed locally. The inaugural recipients were eighth blackbird and Creative Time .

Meadows alumni have won notable prizes including the Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prize
, Tony Award
Tony Award
, Emmy Awards
Emmy Awards
, and Academy Awards
Academy Awards

Advertising students placed first in the National Student Advertising Competition twice between 2002 and 2004. In two years, three CCPA students ranked in the top 10 of a PRWeekly competition.


Main article: List of Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University

Alumni artists and art historians contribute to museums and collections nationwide, including New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art

On February 28, 2006, SMU announced that the Meadows Foundation had given a gift of $33 million USD to the Meadows School and to the affiliated Meadows Museum. This gift is the largest single donation in the history of the Meadows Foundation. It is also the third largest individual contribution ever made to SMU, surpassed by two gifts of $35 million USD.


* ^ Owens Arts Center webpage, retrieved 2012-09-29 * ^ INTRODUCTION - SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY - MEADOWS SCHOOL OF ARTS, Saatchi Gallery webpage, retrieved 2012-09-29 * ^ Meadows Museum
Meadows Museum
official webpage, retrieved 2012-09-29 * ^ SMU news release, October 29, 2002, retrieved