1. Can you appraise my work?
We are unable to appraise works at the museum, but here are several organizations who offer this service:
American Society of Appraisers
555 Herndon Parkway South, Suite 125
Herndon VA 20170 703-478-2228 or 1-800-ASA-VALU
Appraisers Association of America
386 Park Avenue South, Suite 2000
New York NY 10016
International Society of Appraisers
1131 SW 7th St Suite 105
Renton, WA 98055
Timothy Gordon Appraisals
Auction house staff members may also offer their expertise:
Heritage Auction Galleries
3500 Maple Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219
Dallas Auction Gallery, Ltd.
2235 Monitor St.
Dallas, TX 75207
2. Can you help with conservation, restoration or framing?
The museum does not have an in-house conservator or framer. Our recommendation is to contact Helen Houp, Fine Art Conservation, Inc. (214) 366-4700.
3. I would like to sell/lend my artwork to the museum, is the Meadows interested?
Please send photos and information to Nicole Atzbach, Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205.
4. Can you tell me more about my painting by [artist]?
If the work is by a Spanish artist, you may send photos and information to Holly Hutzell, Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205. Please allow several weeks for a reply. For security reasons, please DO NOT bring the work into the museum. For all other works by non-Spanish artists, please contact the Dallas Museum of Art at www.dallasmuseumofart.org.
5. Can I reproduce an image of your painting?
Members of the press needing photos to supplement a news or feature story should contact Public Information Officer Carrie Hunnicutt at (214) 768-1584 or email@example.com. For image rights and reproductions of objects in our permanent collection, please contact the Registrar Holly Hutzell at (214) 768-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. What color are the walls in the galleries?
Jake & Nancy Hamon Galleries: Balance Beige SW 7037, Warm Stone, Cobble Brown SW6082, Swing Brown SW6046; Cordovan SW 6027
Virginia Meadows Galleries: Believable Buff SW6120; Saguaro SW6419; Gibraltar SW6527
Boston Loan area: Fireweed SW6328
Gene & Jerry Jones Hall: Quite Coral SW6614 (all of these are Sherwin-Williams numbers)
7. Who does your advertising?
Advertising is done in-house. For advertising sales, you may send media kits, rate cards and other advertising information to Marketing, Carrie Hunnicutt, P.O. Box 750357, Dallas, TX 75275 or to email@example.com.
8. How can I get a job at the museum?
Since the Meadows Museum is part of SMU, please refer to the SMU Web site; whenever positions become available, they are posted in the employment section: www.smu.edu/employment.
9. For SMU employees: Can you move/take away the University Art Collection work that is in my office?
Yes. Please contact Holly Hutzell, Registrar, at either 8-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least three weeks in advance to make arrangements for art handlers and any special vehicles or equipment.
10. For SMU employees: Can I get something from the University Art Collection to display in my office?
Possibly. At the present time, nearly all the works in the University Art Collection are already on display at various points around campus and there is a waiting list. Please contact Holly Hutzell, Registrar, at either 8-2727 or email@example.com to determine availability and be put on the waiting list.
HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursday until 9:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00-5:00 p.m. Closed Monday.
ADMISSION: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 65 and over, $4 for non-SMU students. Free for Museum members, children under 12, and SMU faculty, staff and students. Free Thursday evenings after 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas, TX 75205
CONTACT US: 214.768.2516 or send us an e-mail.